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Sequential Actuator for powering up to four devices
It is common that sometimes we need to power some devices σuccessively one after the other. This function forces us to handle a large number of switches, which are located where the access is difficult, especially in the case of informational devices and their pipelines. This sequential actuator ensures by itself the activation of one to four...
DW10M-200 400 600 type excitation switch control circuit
DW10M de-excitation type switch is based on the DW10 automatic air circuit breaker on the normally open to normally closed contact is made. (1) DW10M-200,400, 600 de-excitation
DW16M-630 type DC excitation switch control circuit
DW16M-630 type excitation switch operation with DC power and AC power operation of the two, the former circuit is shown in 7-60 J, the latter circuit shown in Figure 7-61: figu
Single multi-lamp switch control circuit 2
Fig. 296 can use a control switch S El, E2 and E3 three lamp light off. E is suitable for the living room chandelier control. When s off, lights all the fire; for the first tim
Switching solenoid drive circuit diagram
FIG switching solenoid driver circuit, wherein the device chip U8 is 74123, the device is a solid state relays 02, 03, the switching electromagnet coil is sucked PUSH coil, HOL
Easy fades fade switching circuit 2
End a two-wire connection gradually clear/fade switch circuit when the circuit is relatively simple to install. Turn on the lights when needed, H properly switch S dial upward,
Electronic CD4017 CD4066 the switch circuit diagram
Electronic CD4017, CD4066 constitute the switch circuit diagram:
One of a thyristor AC switch circuit
Do not trigger circuit thyristor AC switch circuit, due to its simple, economical, non-contact, so widely used. Circuit shown in Figure 16-43. It is a single-phase thyristor sw
A six thyristor AC switch circuits
Figure 16-48 (a) for the introduction of six thyristor three-phase AC switching circuit; Figure 16-48 (b) as adopted by three triac circuits. Suitable for motors and other indu
Fast circuit breaker
This 115 Vac, electronic circuit breaker uses the low drive power, low on resistance and fast turn off of the TMOS MTM15N50. The trip point is adjustable, LED fault indication is provided and battery power provides complete circuit isolation. The two "circuit breaker" terminals are across one leg of a full wave diode bridge consisting of D1-D4....
Schmitt trigger comparator
The comparator has an output pull-up resistor RL and is connected up to operate as a Schmitt trigger using the single rail supply Vcc. The feedback resistors Rl and R2 give upper and lower threshold levels VT+, VWxw, respectively. VT+ is easily set by suitable resistor selection but there is little independent choice of VT_ because VT_ cannot...
Solid state stepping switch
This circuit was designed to make switching of a 48-channel mobile transceiver safe to operate while mobile. The oscillators allow for single-stepping or a scanning function. The scan facility allows for stepping through all 48 channels to check for occupancy or otherwise, and each output is indicated with an LED and labeled accordingly, so...
Dc static switch
This circuit is a static SCR switch for use in a dc circuit. When a low power signal is applied to the gate of SCR1, this SCR is triggered and voltage is applied to the load. The right hand plate of C charges positively with respect to the left hand plate through Rl. When SCR2 is triggered on, capacitor C is connected across SCR1, so that this...
Voltage comparator circuit
An op amp is used as a comparator and a sink for LED current. The output voltage of the amplifier changes about 1.4 V depending on the direction of the current. Only one transistor is on at any time. Maximum LED current is limited to 25 mA by overcurrent protection of the uA741.
Frequency comparator circuit
Input 1 is used as a gating period, during which a single rising edge on input 2 will cause a logic 1 output-any other number, indicating non-identical frequencies causes a logic 0 output. ICla converts input 1 to a narrow pulse which initializes IC2 which forms a two-stage shift register clocked by input 2. On the first edge of input 2 a logic...
Triac zero-point switch
On the initial part of the positive half cycle, the voltage is changing rapidly from zero causing a large current to flow into capacitor C2. The current through C2 flows through R4, D3, and D4 into the gate of the TRIAC Q2 causing it to turn on very close to zero voltage. Once Q2 turns on, capacitor C3 charges to the peak of the line voltage...
Push-on-push-off electronic switch
Transistors Ql and Q2 make up the flip-flop while Q3 drives a reed relay. When power is first applied to the circuit, Ql and Q3 are conducting and Q2 is cut off. Momentarily closing SI causes the flip-flop to switch statesâ€”Ql cuts off and Q2 conducts. When Q2 is conducting, its collector drops to around 0.6 volt. That prevents base current...
A high impedance input is provided by Ql, a general purpose field effect transistor
Capacitance switched light
The battery powered light turns on easily, stays on for just a few seconds, and then turns off again. The circuit is triggered when you place a finger across the gap between two strips of metal, about l/16th inch apart. Enough current will flow through your finger to trigger the SCR after being amplified by the 2N3906. Once the SCR is fired,...
Touch triggered bistable
This circuit uses a 555 timer in the bistable mode. Touching T2 causes the output to go high; D2 conducts and D1 extinguishes. Touching T1 causes the output to go low; D1 conducts and D2 is cut off. The output from pin 3 can also be used to operate other circuits ( a triac controlled lamp). In this case, the LEDs are useful for finding the touch...
Touch switch or proximity detector
This circuit is actuated by an increase in capacitance between a sensing electrode and the ground side of the line. The sensitivity can be adjusted to switch when a human body is within inches of the insulated plate used as the sensing electrode. Thus, sensitivity is adjusted with the 1 megohm potentiometer which determines the anode voltage...
The proximity sensor works on the principle of transmitting a beam of modulated infra-red light from the emitter diode LED2, and receiving reflections from objects passing in front of the beam with a photodiode detector Dl
Cmos touch switch
This touch switch does not rely on mains hum for switching-It-can be used with battery powered circuits. Schmitt trigger IC1 forms a 100 kHz oscillator and IC2a which is biased into the linear region, amplifies the output and charges CI via the diode. IC2b acts as a level detector
Comparator with variable hysteresis
An operational amplifier can be used as a convenient device for analog comparator applications that require two different trip points. The addition of a positiverfeedback network introduces a precise variable hysteresis into the usual comparator switching action. Such feedback develops two comparator trip points centered about the initial trip...
Diode feedback comparator
This circuit can drive anLED display with constant current independently of wide power supply voltage changes. It can operate with a power supply range of at least 4V to 30V. With 10M resistances for R2 and R3 and the inverting input of the comparator grounded, the circuit becomes an LED driver with very high input impedance
Dual limit comparator
This circuit gives a positive output when the input voltage exceeds 8 volts. Between these limits the output is negative. The positive limit point is determined by the ratio of Rl, R2, and the negative point by Rl, R3. The forward voltage drop across the diodes must be allowed for. The output may be inverted by reversing the inputs to the op amp
This circuit gives an output (which in this case is OV) when an input voltage lies in between two specified voltages. When it is outside this window, the output is positive. The two op amps are used as voltage comparators. When Vin is more positive than Vref (upper) the output of ICl is positive and D1 is forward biased. Otherwise the output is...
The capacitor-diode output circuit is used here as a polarity converter to generate a - 5 volt supply from +15 volts. This circuit is useful for an output current of up to 20 mA with no additional boost transistors required. Since the output transistors are current limited, no additional protection is necessary
Schmitt trigger zero crossing detector
This circuit has a 100 mV hysteresis which can be used in applications where very fast transition times are required at the output even though the signal is very slow. The hysteresis loop also reduces false triggering due to noise on the input
Differential analog switch
The NPD5566 monolithic dual is used in a differential multiplex application where Rds(ON> should be closely matched) for the monolithic dual tracks at better than Â±1% over wide temperature ranges (-25Â° C to +125Â° C), this makes it an unusual but ideal choice for an accurate multiplexer
Triac zero voltage switching
The triac will be gated on at the start of the positive half cycle by current flow through the 3 Âµf capacitor as long as the C103 SCR is off. The load voltage then charges up the 1 ÂµF capacitor so that the triac will again be energized during the subsequent negative half cycle of line voltage
Zero crossing switch
When switching loads with the aid of a thyristor, a large amount of RFI can be generated unless some form of zero crossing switch is used. The circuit shows a simple single transistor zero crossing switch. Rl and R2 act as a potential divider. The potential at their junction is about 10% of the ac voltage. This voltage level is fed, via R3, to...
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Fully automatic watering circuit for flower pots
Many times for various reasons we forget or can not water the plants that we have in our homes. And many humidity sensors units just notify us with a beeping sound or with a flashing light, that the pot needs watering. But what if we are away from home? This circuit comes as a solution to this problem. Depending on humidity of the pot at...
Simple deep searching metal detector circuit
The principle behind a metal detector is really very simple. Proof of this is the circuit that follows, in which it proves that the construction of a metal detector can be done in the minute, with few components that we find very easily everywhere. With the circuit of this metal detector, it is possible to detect a metal coin in depth of 90 to...
Sub-Harmonic Bass Converter for Electric Guitars
The sub-harmonic bass generator is a sound producing unit for guitars. The sound it produces looks very much like that of the bass guitar. The octave generator is sometimes quite unusual since it does not produce any of the usual ways of coloring the sound, such as filtering or distortion. Instead, a frequency division system produces outputs...
Echo Depth Sounding Sonar for Boats
In the past the sounding (sea bottom measurement) was done with the "bullet", that is, with a heavy lead object that the seamen plucked into the sea hung from a calibrated rope. As soon as the "bullet" reached the bottom, the depth appeared directly from the calibration of the rope. This arrangement still exists in some yachts. The big...
100W HiFi Audio Amplifier Circuit
This Amplifier was designed to have the following specifications: Distortion less than 0.1% at full power of 100W even at 20KHz. Power has to be attributed to an extended bandwidth. The output transistors must be protected against short circuits. The power supply must be symmetrical so that no electrolytic capacitors are needed at the outlet....
Plant-Pot Water Level Indicator Circuit
A series of LEDs serve to alert the gardener when plants need water. Using two conventional digital integrated LEDs and a series of LEDs, we make a very useful device for gardening. The device detects the amount of water in the pot and alerts the grower. The circuit of the device is shown in Figure 2. The water detection is made from the bottom...
Analogue Sound Preasure dB-Meter Circuit
The best human ear can capture sounds from 20Hz to 20KHz. These limits are known to be the broadest that can exist. Normally the normal limits range from 100Hz to about 13KHz and depend on the age and health of the individual. We for our measurements and to have a good accuracy we will get the limits of 20Hz to 20KHz. A sound to be heard does...
Discrimination TR-IB Metal Detector Circuit
The metal detectors can be classified according to their principle of operation in those three categories: BFO, TR/IB and PI. Each of these methods has advantages as well as disadvantages. The ideal metal detector (do not look for it because it does not exist). It should take advantage of all the advantages of all methods while eliminating their...
Geiger–Müller meter circuit project
In this page we will show how you can simply construct such a meter, which is good to have one, to show not only the existence of radioactive materials but also the dangers arising from them. The Geiger–Müller counter can be compared to a photometer. The photometer measures the visible radiation. That is, light, while the gm meter measures the...
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