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555 Circuit Design Contest

Posted on Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 in Chips, News by the machinegeek

Jeri Ellsworth and company have begun the 555 Contest, billed as the “biggest, newest, most-independently conceived 555 timer design contest the world has ever seen!” They’re searching for original circuits and application using the venerable 555 timer IC.

Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2011, and a little bird just told us there over $1,600 in prizes pledged so far! Check out the Rules and Categories.

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2 Responses to “555 Circuit Design Contest”

  1. Dino says:

    This is going to be a lot of fun! Can’t wait to see what gets built. I’ve already got a finished project to submit.
    I was inspired by the contest to create a t-shirt design honoring the 555:
    http://www.cafepress.com/dinofab

  2. Dino says:

    There’s an official 555 contest shirt for sale now:
    http://www.555contest.com/merchandise/
    100% of the profits go to charity. :)

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