tester help

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Carlost, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. Carlost

    Thread Starter New Member

    Jul 9, 2007
    Hello im trying to make a tester that will send a test plus down 16 individual lines to an LED on each end on there line. I was using a 555 timer and a 4017 but this is only a decade counter.... is there a way i can get at leas 16 counts out of a chip. if so can you please tell mi what chip o some way i can get atleast 16 individual counts or pulses to some LED's. basicaly im going to be testing continuity on some cable connections. thanks.
  2. GonzoEngineer

    New Member

    Jul 8, 2007
    74HC154......with a four bit counter feeding the inputs......