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- Published in issue 9/2012 on page 48
Electronics for Starters (7)
Part 7: Blinkers and oscillators
In the previous instalment we worked with static flip-flops and Schmitt triggers. Now things get a bit more dynamic, with capacitors providing the necessary feedback. You will see LEDs blinking and flashing against an audio backdrop provided by signal generators. After all, making things blink and beep is one of the main functions of electronics.