555 timer IC has many applications like a timer, pulse generation, and oscillation. Other than it also finds its application to provide time delays as an oscillator and as flip flop element. LM555 Timer IC has 4 timer circuit in one package. popular projects based on 555 IC is the Darkness activation system and Siren blinker.
- This IC is used to provide a time delay in any basic electronic circuits with the right choice of resistors and capacitors.
- It has 3 Working modes Astable mode, Mono-stable mode & Bi-stable mode