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Piggyaxe 6 LED Flasher Kit

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Brand: Piggyaxe  MPN: FlasherKit 
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A kit of parts to make a circuit that flashes 6 LEDs at random. The circuit is really 6 separate circuits combined into a single chip: a CMOS 40106 Hex (6) Schmitt trigger.

The overall circuit is made up of 6 relaxation oscillators directly driving 6 LEDs. The free-running oscillator frequencies soon drift apart and become out of sync, thus producing an eye-catching 'random' display. By angling the LEDs and adding ping-pong balls as light diffusers, striking effects can be achieved with relative simplicity. The circuit is compact and economical enough to be used to enhance anything that would benefit from some flashing LEDs.

  • Kit contains printed circuit board and standard components
  • See Technical Specification table for list of kit contents
  • Click here to download construction notes for this kit

Kit contains:
Order codeDescriptionQuantity
83-048240106B hex Schmitt trigger1
62-046610MΩ CR25 0.25W carbon film resistor6
62-03701kΩ CR25 0.25W carbon film resistor6
08-0235100nF 5mm ceramic disc capacitor6
18-0092TruPower PP3 battery clip (heavy duty) end entry1
70-10526 LED flasher PCB1
55-0125Kingbright L-7113YD 5mm 2.1V yellow LED 20mcd2
55-0155Kingbright L-7113ID 5mm 2V red diffused LED 45mcd2
55-0122Kingbright L-7113PGD 5mm 2.25V green LED 5mcd2
18-2909Battery box 4x AA with switch1

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