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9th December 2004, 03:16 AM

Tom McCurdy 7-Segment LED Counter (binary and base 10)

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Here is something that I was able to build, it basically
takes the pulse from a 555 timer and goes through a
7490 divide by 10 into a 7448 and finally into a LN514rk
Common Cathode LED-- if you are going to use a
common anode LED just replace the 7448 with a 7447

Materials Needed

• 5 V-Source
Wires
555-Integrated Circuit
7490-Integrated Circuit
7448-Integrated Circuit
7-Segment Display (the one I used was
LN514RK)

Simply connect it as it is in the diagram
http://www.quantumninja.com/hw/elec/circuitdone.jpg
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20th December 2004, 05:50 PM

ROYDdj THANKS MATE (COUNTER)

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The names royd! (well nickname and DJ name
actually).
I want to thank you for the 7 seg counter diagram,
you say your a novice
but beleive me they named the word novice in
electronics after ME!!!"
Im very willing and try hard to learn, i have a room
full to the brim of parts
from the past two years of pure guess work.
Nothing ever really comes to light though, i wouldnt
say im thick but it aint easy is it, i usually av a go
mess it up, spend three days trying to figure what
went wrong, then get seriously frustrated and end up
sticking the girl freind
in the fridge (joke).
I really want to get results though as ive plenty of
good ideas mainly security
projects that could make money.
plenty of idea's, none or little build knowlage, always
the way hey?
Any way your project doesnt look to bad so im going
to have a crack at it,
best go church first pray a bit.
I will let you no how ive done, and please if you want
to help me in any way with electronics ide be
dambed gratefull.
E-mail me anytime
roydpro@yahoo.co.uk

thanks again
royd out...

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8th April 2005, 04:38 PM

azamjiva 7 segment

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hey i duno why u have used 200 ohms Resistance with
Diode in 555 timer & same in 7490 ? Well would u like
to answer me or can u explain da ciruit in more detial
thanks waiting for reply

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28th June 2006, 09:22 AM

jnkevin How to drive 3 7-segment display

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Situation:
I have 3 7-segment display and i want it to display
numers form 0-999.

The Problem :
Using a 7447 i can display from 0-9,A,B,C,D,E,F in
one of the 7-segment display.
But how can i connect the 3 7-segment display in
order to display from 0-999

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28th June 2006, 10:13 AM

AllVol
Experienced Member Hi jnkevin,

Refer to my attachment below. For each individual
digit, you need a counter, driver and 7-segment LED.
To count beyond one digit, simply connect pin 11 of
each 7490 to pin 14 of the next 7490.

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12th July 2006, 12:36 AM

weilst
New Member This is a reat circuit, how would i go about controling 2
7 segment leds that I could increase by pressing a
button?

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12th July 2006, 11:43 AM

AllVol
Experienced Member Hi weilst

Welcome to the forum and thanks for your question. In
the circuit you mention, the 555 timer is being used as
what we call an astable multivibrator, meaning that it
generates one pulse (or count) in a regular pattern. To
manually produce a pulse would simply involve
replacing the 555 timer with a switch connected to pin
14 of the 7490. Each time you close the switch, the
counter advances by one.

However, a switch will open and close rapidly because
of its mechanical nature, resulting in "switch bounce"
which will cause false counts. There are a number of
circuits you can use between the switch and pin 14 to
eliminate switch bounce. Look up switch bounce on
Google for circuits.

Good luck,

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12th July 2006, 08:24 PM
ThermalRunaway Quote:
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Originally Posted by weilst
This is a reat circuit, how would i go about
controling 2 7 segment leds that I could increase
by pressing a button?
In order to control two 7 segment displays using a
circuit similar to the one above, you'd need two binary
counters and two display drivers. The second binary
counter would need to be clocked by the overflow of
the first using some simple logic gates.

Brian

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12th July 2006, 11:26 PM

AllVol
Experienced Member Yep, that's right. I meant to add that, but was in a
hurry and forgot. Thanks, Brian.

Edit: However, following a closer reading of your
comment, you indicate seperate gates are necessary
for the clocking of the second counter. Incorrect. The
second counter will be clocked directly by the first.
See reply #6. Only if one wishes to reset after some
number less than 9 would one need to use a logic
gate.

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15th July 2006, 07:56 AM
bigkim100 Tom

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See...this is the type of circuit that the groups need
more of. Simple, good, clear instructions...not 2 many
parts.
Just look at the amount of interest this simple little
circuit has stirred up.
keep up the good work
Kim

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18th October 2006, 05:05 AM

mira
New Member Hey All Hi I Need Help Counter Asm Code

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18th October 2006, 06:15 AM

sblock_221
New Member pls send ckt. diagram for 7 segment up/down counter
using simple i.c.'s and operate on 12 V dc

my id is --- ejagdeep@gmail.com

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1st December 2007, 07:05 AM

engrAtif
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diodes cathod connections
you have done very good job.but i confused at one
point that where you have connected the diode's
cathods in 7490 ic ckt.to ground or +5v.thanx

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3rd December 2007, 06:06 PM

sjagandeep
New Member thanks man

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22nd December 2007, 11:41 AM

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New Member thanx mate!

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