555 Timers

555 timers are ICs that are used in a variety of applications. Here are some fun facts about 555 timers:

Did you know that it is estimated that over 1,000,000,000 555 timer ICs are manufactured each year?

Did you know that most 8 pin dip 555 timers have more than 20 transistors, two diodes and 15 resistors in a single package? That�s a lot of technology for such a low price and ready availability!