Simple Function Generator Kit

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  1. Robin Mitchell

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    Simple Function Generator Kit - £2.99

    Get it on ebay: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/151563455424

    Features

    • Generate Square and triangular waveforms!
    • Small PCB size makes it ideal for desktop use
    • Minimum supply voltage of just 3V!
    • Maximum supply voltage of 32V!
    • Both waveforms are synchronised
    • Affordable to all
    Kit Manual

    Download the manual here: http://mitchelectronics.co.uk/electronickits/documents/SFG.pdf


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    Description


    In just about every electronic circuit there will be some signal that changes with time and in many circuits this signal may be continuous. For example the electricity from the mains supply has a sinusoidal shape (like an ocean wave). An other example would be the clock for a computer which has a square shape.

    Imagine a scenario where a digital circuit has been created and requires a clock from an external source. One could be built especially for the task however the clock source would most likely have a fixed frequency. Even if one was designed to have a variable frequency (which takes time), the device would only output a square wave. This is where the humble function generator steps in!

    Not only does the SFG (Simple Function Generator), have both a square and triangle output but the frequency is also adjustable. The square and triangle wave are generated by the same source and thus are always in the same phase which means that the two waveforms follow each other constantly (useful if both waves are being used).
     
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