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Circuit design for a novice

  1. Dec 18, 2005 #1
    I want to try and build an LED clock.

    The idea is to have a sequence of LED`s that light up one at a time at a regular time period over a pre-definied time. Once the all the LED's are on then they start to go off one at a time.

    I thought I'd just try and get 5 LED's to light up one at at time first.

    My problem is i have never designed any form of circuit.

    I know how LED's , capasitors, resistors and inductors etc. work, but to try and integrate these components into something useful is beyond my current understanding so I'm asking for a little guidence.

    HOw do you get a sequence of LED`s to light up one at a time?
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