Transistor connection in the discharge path of the 555 timer

by titangsu
Tags: connection, discharge, path, timer, transistor
titangsu is offline
Jul19-13, 06:25 AM
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In this circuit I Think the emitter and collector terminal of the transistors T1 & T2 will be reverse. Otherwise the 555 timer will not discharge. Can anyone help pls?
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NascentOxygen is offline
Jul19-13, 07:47 AM
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Pin 7 is the discharge pin. C1 seems to charge via the three diodes, and the purpose of T1 and T2 would be to control the discharge. I agree with you, they are around the wrong way to accomplish this.

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