555 timer

Texas Instruments NE555 in DIP-8 and SO-8 packages

The 555 timer IC was designed in 1970 by Hans Camenzind. There are hundreds of applications for the 555. The 556 is two independent timers in the same package.[1][2]

Operating modes

References

Further reading

  • Electronics engineer's mini-notebook - 555 timer circuits by Forrest Mims, Radio Shack Electronics, 1996
  • Integrated Circuit 555 Projects by E.A. Parr, Bernard Babani Publishing, 1978, ISBN 0859340473
  • 555 Timer Applications Sourcebook With Experiments by Howard Berlin, Sams Publishing, 1979, ISBN 0672215381
  • Timer/Generator Circuits Manual by Ray M. Marston, Newnes, 1995, ISBN 0750604093
  • IC Timer Cookbook by Walt Jung, Howard W Sams, 1977, ISBN 0672214164
  • 110 IC Timer Projects by Jules Gilder, Hayden Book Co, 1979, ISBN 0810456885
  • Encyclopedia of electronic components by Charles Platt with Fredrik Jansson, Timers, Ch. 9, Vol. 2, pp. 69-88, Maker Media, 2015, ISBN 9781449334185

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