Eric Schneider
Published © MIT

Handheld Party Starter Pocket Strobe

A 555 timer circuit with a 10k potentiometer and 9 LEDs for those times you just want to kick it up a notch.

BeginnerFull instructions provided1.5 hours3,541
Handheld Party Starter Pocket Strobe

Things used in this project

Hardware components

555 or 556 Timer (generic)
555 or 556 Timer (generic)
×1
Capacitor 100 µF
Capacitor 100 µF
×1
Through Hole Resistor, 330 kohm
Through Hole Resistor, 330 kohm
×1
Through Hole Resistor, 150 ohm
Through Hole Resistor, 150 ohm
×1
Slide Switch
Slide Switch
×1
Rotary Potentiometer, 10 kohm
Rotary Potentiometer, 10 kohm
×1
LED (generic)
LED (generic)
Choose any color you would like!
×9
9V battery (generic)
9V battery (generic)
×1
9V Battery Clip
9V Battery Clip
×1
Custom PCB
Custom PCB
×1

Software apps and online services

Patchr.io

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Solder Wire, Lead Free
Solder Wire, Lead Free

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Schematics

555 Timer Circuit with Potentiometer

555 Timer Circuit with Potentiometer and 9 LEDs

Credits

Eric Schneider

Eric Schneider

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