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Simple circuit completion counter

  1. Jul 20, 2010 #1
    I need a device with something like a 4-digit LCD or LED display which counts the amount of times its input and output contacts close. Basically, 1 count for each completed circuit. I was told things like these exist and are cheap, but don't know what to call it.

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  3. Jul 22, 2010 #2
    You should take a look at the 4029 counter IC.
    Also you might like to see this website that shows http://www.aaroncake.net/circuits/counter.asp" [Broken]
     
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  4. Jul 23, 2010 #3

    berkeman

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    Here are the results of doing a Google Images search on LED Counter Module:

    http://www.google.com/images?rlz=1T...ule&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi

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  6. Jul 23, 2010 #5

    mheslep

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    Or, if there is a controller / processor in the loop you can save a little hardware and debounce in the firmware/software:

    http://www.eetimes.com/discussion/break-point/4024981/My-favorite-software-debouncers
     
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