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555 Timer


The 555 was designed 1971 by Hans Camenzind and has become an icon in the chip world. What will you make with the 555!?

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Product Description

The ICONIC 555!

Wikipedia describes “The 555 timer IC is an integrated circuit (chip) used in a variety of timer, pulse generation, and oscillator applications. The 555 can be used to provide time delays, as an oscillator, and as a flip-flop element. Derivatives provide up to four timing circuits in one package.” We described it as the most used, most versatile, awesome chip you can find. 


– 4.5V to 16V supply
– 8-pin DIP package
– Timing from microseconds to hours
– Astable or monostable operation
– Adjustable duty cycle
– TTL compatible output
– Sink or source up to 200mA

Additional Information

Weight0.015625 lbs
Dimensions.5 x .5 x .5 in


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