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bent tronics new website
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New Year, New Website!

Ring out the false, ring in the true.

Four Biggest 555 Timer Circuit Mistakes
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Four Biggest 555 Timer Circuit Mistakes

“Why isn’t my 555 timer circuit working?!” Avoid these four common pitfalls!  

555 Timer Book Chpt 8
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 8 recap: Bonus Mode

Companion¬†video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 8: Bonus Mode

555 Timer Book Chpt 7
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 7 recap: Audible Anarchy with the Atari Punk Console

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 7: Audible Anarchy

555 Timer Book Chpt 6
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 6 recap: More Mode Mixing

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 6: More Mode Mixing

555 Timer Book Chpt 5
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 5 recap: Mixing Modes

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 5: Mixing Modes

555 Timer Book Chpt 4
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 4 recap: Basic Monostable Mode

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 4: Basic Monostable Mode

555 Timer Book Chpt 3
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 3 recap: Basic Astable Mode

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 3: Basic Astable Mode

555 Timer Book Chpt 1
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 1: How to use a breadboard, transfer schematics to a working circuit

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 1: Breadboard Basics

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My new book: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer

Build the Atari Punk Console and Other Breadboard Electronics Projects. Plus, a complete parts kit!

Phoenix Synth Meet 2016
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Video: Phoenix Synth Meet 2016

Modular madness dominated the demo floor!

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Video: Talk MIDI with the Bus Pirate on Talk Like a Pirate Day

Shiver me timbers, there’s finally a video tutorial on how to set up the Bus Prate for the MIDI protocol.