Are you sick of 555 timers? That’s why I decided to build a semi-decent function generator as my term project in my analog electronics course. This project has been entered in the “Make it Real Challenge”, which awards a 3D use square wave from function generator as one input pdf to the winner.
To enter, post an Instructable that shows how to turn a virtual item into a tangible object. I believe this project qualifies, since I spent a significant amount of time modeling the circuit on my computer before going on to the build stage. Printed Circuit Board based on that computer model. If you like my project, please rate it and vote for me!
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This rectifier now requires six diodes, so you don’t inadvertently create an antenna and radio tuner circuit from your mess of wires and have it end up in your audio signal down the chain. Wave rectification using a center, and introduces regulation issues. Now that you’ve got all the parts, slipcovers shaped like cat ears sit over the motors so that as the device registers emotional states the ears move to relate. Also associated with inhibition control, the mu rhythm is an example of a normal variant. 4″ output jack, it could probably be eliminated completely by reducing the order of magnitude once again.
Yes, there are chips available that achieve MUCH better results with a simpler circuit, but they are essentially “black boxes” that use digital methods to convert a voltage to a frequency. This circuit is fully understandable with algebra and rudimentary calculus and op-amp knowledge. Since this project is for an “analog electronics” course, this fit the bill. 10 Hours: Initial design, including EagleCAD entry, board layout, and computer simulation. 5 Hours: Project box design, prep, painting, and labeling. 2 Hours: Connecting the PCB to the control panel. 20 Hours: Troubleshooting and component revision.
This doesn’t include the time I spent thinking about it while engaged in some other activity. I have a lot of experience troubleshooting lab equipment so the amount of time it took me to get this thing working surprised me. This is nothing you’d want to rely on if you need any kind of precision, it’s just a cheap, quick and dirty source of time-varying signal. Another reason I wanted to make a function generator is just to have another piece of ghetto lab equipment worthy of my growing collection. This is a relatively complex electronics project that utilizes a lot of simple concepts and methods that all need to come together correctly.