The Great Search: Triple Nickels! (555 Timers) #TheGreatSearch #DigiKey #Adafruit @DigiKey @Adafruit

We just saw Colin’s great video on 555 timers, who doesn’t love these classic chips? You can still get them, heck they are one of the few things you CAN get!

So, if you want to make a one-shot timer or a mini synth, check out Digi-Key for all your 555 timer needs (video above). They’ve also greatly improved in performance since the ’70s, with wider voltage range, lower quiescent current, and higher frequency outputs.

See on Digi-Key at https://www.digikey.com/short/vr1c30pn

See episodes of The Desk of Ladyada in the playlist here and other Great Searches in the playlist here.


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