What to expect

Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to capture a schematic, and lay out a PCB that can give you a random value between 1 and 6 at the push of the button.

Project Outline

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Getting Started

  • 2

    The Counter

    • Primer: Counting in Binary

    • Building a Counter

    • Flip-Flops

    • Flip-Flops Flip-Flopping

    • Flip-Flops. Counting. In Binary.

    • !CLR and !PRE: A D-Type Flip-Flop's "Reset" Pins

    • Where Should the Reset Come From?

    • Counter Complete!

  • 3

    The LEDs

    • The Pips on a Die

    • Truth Tables

    • The Logic Statements

    • Final Logic

    • Wiring Up the LEDs

  • 4

    The Clock

    • Creating a Clock

    • Finding Clocks

    • A Clock from a 555 Timer

  • 5

    The Button

    • Adding the "Roll" Button

  • 6

    Your Turn

    • It’s Time For You To Get To Work

    • Recommedned Through-Hole Parts

    • Assignment Review Quiz

Introducing Upverter

Upverter is a professional grade tool for systems, schematics & PCB design that works in the browser and is optimized for collaborative teams. Upverter is free to use and is accessible to students, teachers and anyone looking to learn electronics design.
This Upverter Education course is brought to you through a collaboration with Project Lead The Way's Digital Electronics course educators.