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Romano

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Hi dear friends.

I am a beginner in electronics. I am trying to make a circuit with the following characteristics:

Please, see the gif attached.

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Functionalities

1 - when switch 1 is activated, lamp 1 flashes and lamp 2 remains on, even after releasing the switch.

2 - even if switch 1 remains pressed, lamp 1 does not flash again and lamp 2 remains on.

3 - If switch 1 is pressed again, lamp 1 does not flash again and lamp 2 remains on.

4 - Switch 2 resets the system, allowing switch 1 to make the lamp flash again and turning on lamp 3.

Could someone help with this project? I need to learn how to do it. If it takes to many time to do, would like to pay for any help, project or lesson.

Thanks, dear friends.
 

Nanren888

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What's your starting point?
The switching seems ok. What do you know of switches?

There is a time element involved, as one seems to flash.
What do you have that might be able to change with time after being turned on?
 

danadak

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You basically have to create a state machine, which you have in essence in words.

Then either translate that into discrete logic or a processor.

Question have you ever written any programs ?


Regards, Dana.
 

Romano

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What's your starting point?
The switching seems ok. What do you know of switches?

There is a time element involved, as one seems to flash.
What do you have that might be able to change with time after being turned on?
Hi Naren, thanks by the answer!!!!!

I know almost nothing about switches. I have already used simple switches and switches with two positions, but I’ve never combined two different switches. I think I can assemble a thee way switch in the wall, that can allow me to turn off a light bulb from two different switches, that’s all I know about switches.

About the time. The lamp 1 needs to stay on for 15.6ms. No, it does not need to be changed after the project is assembled.

Thanks, my friend.
 

Bluejets

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Hope you are referring to low voltage lamps here.

Microcontrollers were made for such things.

Arduino forum would be a good place to start, along with some basic gear, clones micros are fine.
 

Bluejets

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I know almost nothing about switches. I have already used simple switches and switches with two positions, but I’ve never combined two different switches. I think I can assemble a thee way switch in the wall, that can allow me to turn off a light bulb from two different switches, that’s all I know about switches.
Suggest you stay well away from mains power.
 

Romano

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You basically have to create a state machine, which you have in essence in words.

Then either translate that into discrete logic or a processor.

Question have you ever written any programs ?


Regards, Dana.
Hi, Dana, thanks for the answer!!!!

No, I have never done it. I thought about to read a little about Arduino, but I thought it would be wiser to ask here before, once it could exist a switch with this functionality, avoiding me to need complex circuits. I would like to keep it as simple as possible.

Regards, thanks!
 

danadak

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Consider doing this project first with LEDs as lamps first, then get advice/learn
how to wire up a lamp to mains, and use relays to manage switching them on/off.


Regards, Dana.
 

Bluejets

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then get advice/learn
how to wire up a lamp to mains, and use relays to manage switching them on/off.
Not good advice given the Op has admitted they know next to nothing about electronics let alone mains supply.
 

Romano

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Consider doing this project first with LEDs as lamps first, then get advice/learn
how to wire up a lamp to mains, and use relays to manage switching them on/off.


Regards, Dana.
Hi, Dana.

It will be a led project. Is there relays that could perform these effects? Witch should I type on Google to find information about these relays?
 

Romano

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Guys.

How much it would cost me to have a circuit project like that? Someone could do it? It will be powered by 1,5v batteries.
 

danadak

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What tools do you have, a vollt/ammeter, a soldering iron, a breadboard......?
 

Romano

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Yes, Dana. I’ve all the tools needed at disposal. But, I really need the schematics.
 

danadak

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Is this a student exercise ?

I suggest using Arduino Nano or Uno board. You would hook up leds
to port pins like this :

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Use a R of ~ 170 ohms.

Then use mBlock to code the Arduino.

Here is a training video -


Regards, Dana.
 
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