- on Miscellaneous Electronics
- Published in issue 1/2014 on page 113
What it takes to make an LED blink
(Elektor .Labs section)
In the Old Days blinking an LED was done with no more than a switch or a timer IC and the inevitable current limiting resistor added. Nowadays it seems the amount of electronics needed—or better, used—to perform even the simplest of tasks seems to have grown to extraordinary proportions.