Discrete 555 Timer Kit


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Build your own 555 timer from discrete components and see what makes it tick. High-quality PCB, all components supplied.

Available in two versions; Standard and EZ. The “EZ version” features increased transistor pad size and spacing make for an easier soldering experience, ideal if you are new to soldering. If you fancy a bit more of a challenge then the “Standard Version” is for you. Just be sure to select the desired option before adding to the cart.

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From its beginnings in 1971, the humble 555 timer IC has found itself at the heart of many designs.

Now you can find out what makes the 555 timer tick and build your own with this educational kit.

See this kit being used as a clock with a Z80 CPU on YouTube.

Kit contents:


To complete this kit you’ll need the following tools.

  • Soldering iron
  • Solder
  • Small side-cutters
  • 5V dc power source to use the kit

Handy tools to have “just in case”

  • Desoldering tool
  • Solder wick
  • Small pliers
  • Digital Multimeter

Kit shipped in a Jiffy bag.

PDF Datasheet Discrete 555 Timer Datasheet

Power Supply: 5V dc

Dimensions h x w (mm) :  70 x 91

PCB thickness: 1.6 mm

Additional information

PCB Colour & Style

Black – EZ Version, Blue – EZ Version, Blue – Standard Version


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