I’m looking for a source of decade counters and wonder if you can help? I don’t want to build the counter, I want to buy a functioning counter module.
Do you have source suggestions?
Mail from SF USA On 1/1/2011 1:34 AM
Try These, some are kits, some ready modules.
delabs has a resource on counters – Digital Timers Counters and Clocks
Easy way to build a counter since the 80s is using ICM7217.
4 Digit Counter Module – The counter module is supplied pre-assembled and tested and provides the building block for counter and timer circuits.
The counter module may also be used as an accurate digital timer with the addition of a suitable timebase and gating circuit.
4017B Decade counter (5-stage Johnson counter) – Learn about the 4017 by building the DOCTRONICS Light Chaser Project:
Multifunction Counter-Timer Electronic Kit K8035 – Counter-timer K8035 is a multifunction electronic kit that is handy for all sorts of counting and timing applications. Counts up or down from your own pre-defined starting point. Counter-timer can count each time you press the onboard push buttons, or count externally supplied voltage pulses.
VM147 – Panel Counter MODULE – offers a very practical solution for counting parts, people, scorekeeping, etc.
LCD counter module 7016 6-digit – Snap-fit module with 4-digit LCD and its own power supply (not included). This counter module is therefore suited to PCB-mounting (snap-in frame can be removed) as well as front-panel mounting
Try Radio Shack ask for – LCD Counter Module – it may be expensive compared to above.