[sdiy] NE566 Boon

Loscha loscha at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 15:17:10 CET 2018


Surely the XR2206 is a much more capable and sophisticated chip.

And it's available in very cheap entry level kits like this:
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/401320404813

On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 1:08 AM, Tim Ressel <timr at circuitabbey.com> wrote:

> I used to lament the death of the 566 until I realized you can take a
> processor with a built-in DAC and pretty much do the same thing. Probably
> better in fact. Sometimes letting go of the past can be hard.
>
> --tr
>
> On 2/25/2018 6:03 AM, blacet at blacet.com wrote:
>
> I vaguely remember, this -- a 10:1 range function generator. Probably had
> some and tossed them as more or less useless for EM. But chaos might be a
> possibility.
>
> Also confused them with the 565 PLL and the 556 dual timer, which is four
> comparators and two flip-flops in one package. Might be useful.
>
>
>
> -------- Original Message ----------
>
> I still have a few NE566s that I bought at Radio Shack back in the day.
>
> Hmmmm... how about some sort of "chaos" generator with multiple 566s
> cross modulating each other?
>
> - Oren
>
>
> On 2/24/18 10:41 AM, Tim Ressel wrote:
> > Hi y'all,
> >
> > I just found half a dozen NE566s in my stash and now I want to make a
> > module with them. Any ideas?
> >
>
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