Heart-shaped Badge Project

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Heart-shaped badge

The badge consists of eight LEDs arranged in the shape of a heart. One LED is lit at a time and this 'chases' round the shape. It would be easy to adapt this project to create other shapes with the eight LEDs.

This project uses a 555 astable circuit to provide the clock pulses for the 4017 counter.

Parts Required

Stripboard Layout

Stripboard layout for heart-shaped badge

Circuit diagram

Circuit diagram for heart-shaped badge