Question about 4015 Chip

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by droggie, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. droggie

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    Oct 21, 2012
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    I found this chip and it says it is a 4 bit dual shift register type. What does this mean? Can I use it as a stand alone controller to use a seven segment display?

    http://led.polito.it/datasheet/cd4015.pdf
     
  2. MrChips

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    No. What is it you would like to do with the seven segment display?
     
  3. droggie

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    Make it count either up or down to ten.
     
  4. MrChips

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