Use counters to keep track of time for flashing lights and warning bell signals?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by brightjoey, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. brightjoey

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    Use counters to keep track of time for flashing lights and warning bell signals?

    Can anyone explain what this means? A few practical examples can help..
     
  2. kubeek

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    Counter - something that counts. You have some timing pulses (ticks), and when you reach the right amount of ticks, you do something.

    Another approach to your train problem is a monostable timer, like http://www.technologystudent.com/elec1/5554.htm
     
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