Simple Timer (MSB042E)

This circuit uses a capacitor to store energy. The capacitor is charged by closing S1 by a moment. Them, during the discharge across the transistor, it keep the LED on. After the discharge, the transistor turn off and also the LED. Figure below shows the basic circuit.

 


 

 

 

Simulação:

 

 


 

 

In the simulation the capacitor is reduced to make the process faster. You can alter this component to have other times.

 

Simulation:

Close by a moment S1 using the space key

When the key is open the LED remains on by a time interval given by C1.

 

 

 

To download the simulation files and Netlist - click here (msb0055.zip)


Circuit Bench