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Solderable DIY project kit for Engineering & Diploma students

Product of choice for Engineering & Diploma students worldwide.

Do-It-Yourself Kit

Rs. 2,089

Rs. 1,881

Includes complete hardware with plain PCB and a pre-programmed controller for building the project. Extensive documentation for project execution including step-by-step instructions for Circuit building, Assembly procedure and Troubleshooting. Thorough understanding from the Problem definition to Circuit Design to Programming, Testing, Troubleshooting and finally building a working hardware project.

Tool Kit

(Recommended)

Rs. 350

Includes Digital Multimeter, Soldering Iron, Screw driver, Cutter, to be used with Do-It-Yourself Kit to build the project.

Loaded and Tested PCB

(Optional)

Rs. 879

Rs. 792

Pre-soldered and tested PCB. Choose this option only if you are short on time. Only works along with the Do-It-Yourself Kit. (Can be purchased later)

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The aim of this project is to develop a circuit which will step up the applied DC voltage by voltage multiplier principles. A 555 timer is used in astable mode to deliver the output approximately twice the input voltage. The output from the 555 timer is given to a voltage doubler circuit to get the desired output.

This system comprises of a voltage doubler which is a combination of two capacitors and two diodes. It also contains a 555 timer which is running in astable mode. The input voltage applied is around 6 volts DC and the output voltage is around 10 volts DC.

The output of 555 timer passes through a voltage doubler to get around 12v DC with 20% regulation owing to circuit parameters. Thus we get 10 volts DC approximately.

The load however should be restricted to less than 5 mA as drawing higher current would result in further poor regulation causing the output voltage falling below the expected level. The output voltage can be measured with the help of a multi-meter.

Further the project can be enhanced by adding multiple stages for getting three to ten times the input voltage.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Easy to use, Self-explanatory kit.
All-inclusive solution kit.
Extensive audio-visuals available.
Branding-free material.
Call/mail for Tech Support from 10 am - 7 pm.
Can be Customized for Arduino, Raspberry Pi, PIC
Non-Microcontroller Project.
BLOCK DIAGRAM
BLOCK DIAGRAM
BLOCK DIAGRAM
Hardware Requirements
  • Resistors
  • Capacitors
  • 555 Timer
  • Diodes
  • 6 volt battery
Software Requirements
    None
PROJECT RESOURCES
PROJECT RESOURCES
OTHER INFORMATION
OTHER INFORMATION
OTHER INFORMATION
Battery not included in the kit due to Courier service prohibition. Please buy four AA CELL 1.5V batteries for this project.
Q & A
Q:  What is the concept behind this project?
A:  The concept is controlling charging of capacitors using a timer in astable mode.
Q:  What is the maximum voltage that can I feed to 555 Timer?
A:  15V DC is the maximum voltage, to be fed to 555 Timer.
Q:  What is a voltage doubler?
A:  It is the second stage of voltage multiplier(It adds up the voltage).
Q:  In which mode the 555 timer is used?
A:  555 Timer is used here in astable Mode.
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Aman goyal, Patiala on 14th December, 2015, 05:26 PM

I searched for the words like Load Cut off Switch Upon OverVoltage or Under Voltage web site in Google.
I found my project Title so decided to buy that project
The kit got delivered to me on time with all the right components.

G.naveen, Kakinda on 14th December, 2015, 05:20 PM

I searched for the words like Step Up 6 Volt DC to 10 Volt DC Using 555 Timer in Edgefx Kits web site
I found my project Title so decided to buy that project from Edgefx. I like the project report provided along with the kit.

kundan kumar, Patiala on 28th November, 2014, 10:53 AM

The kit delivered on time with right components.The technical support is good.I recommended to my classmates and even friends in other branches.

Vivek singh, Vadodara on 10th November, 2014, 10:15 AM

I decided to buy a kit from Edgefx because one of my friends suggested taking the kit from Edgefx.I like the service provided by Edgefx.

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