Simple Digital Countdown timer using 8051 and 7-seg display



A very simple Digital countdown timer using 8051 and 7 segment displays. A perfect project for microcontroller starters.

Author has used BCD to 7-segment decoder for driving displays. each segment has its own decoder. so there is no multiplexing included for displays. Additionally there are 2 control switches one to Start/Pause and second to Reset the timer. There is a Buzzer added to indicate timer has expired.

The code for this project is written in assembly language. Timer 0 is used for 1 second timer delay. Code is written for a hardcode 10 minutes timer. So there is a lot of scope to expand this project according to your needs. You can take this project as a reference if you want to develop more on it.

The zip file includes code, schematic and proteus simulation file incase you want to try project before building it. Complete list of files in given below:

File List information:
1. Timer.asm - Assembly code for project.
2. timer.hex - Pre-assembled hex file.
3. Digital Countdown Timer.png - Schematic/circuit diagram
4. Digital Countdown Timer.DSN - Proteus simulation file
5. timersimulation.png - Simulation screenshot

Incase you have any doubts regarding this project please make use of forum: Rickey's World forum

Thanks to Prasad.K.Wagh (Kartikceleb) and his team for this contribution.

If you want to contribute your projects to website please email me at: contact[at]rickeyworld[dot]info
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samchovatiya
21 Aug 2014: 19:01 PM
How I could know that which pin of IC 7447 should be connected to a,b,c,d,e,f terminals of 7 segment display. So please suggest me.
  

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Thu Nov 21 2019, 12:30 PM
raj2555
how to interface 8051 microcontroller with NRF24L01+ module
ExperimenterUK
Sat Oct 12 2019, 10:23 PM
Log in.. then post your code in the 8051 forum
Sat Oct 12 2019, 10:18 AM
Bhadra Sajikumar
i am doing a countdown timer with 8051 for my project, unfortunately our professor had to take a leave of absence before he could teach us most of it.. can someone explain the .asm code of it for me?
Mon Sep 23 2019, 07:37 AM
Nathaniel
I am doing a project for my schools wireless security system with cameras,sensors and spot lights using 8051 micro controller, could you help me out with the design and its source code.
Wed Sep 18 2019, 08:48 PM
Caryn Kover
Thank you for your time,
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Mon Aug 05 2019, 07:09 PM
@Ismail ..post in forum, give details
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Ismail balghmi
Hello. Please I won't download
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Wed Jul 24 2019, 12:47 AM
@BUSTER123 Please post in the forum
Tue Jul 23 2019, 06:13 PM
BUSTER123
hello! newbie here. i am kind of a guy who hates using ready - made existing libraries, so this helped a lot as i was trying to control and write to a character lcd display. however, i can't figure out how to set the cursor position. for example, i want to set it to the 5th column in the first row, so position 5. so according to the table, i am sending 10000101 on the 8 data lines of the lcd (register select pulled low). the cursor does not move there however. and i cant move the cursor left or right too. is it something wrong that i am doing? thank you.
ExperimenterUK
Thu Jul 11 2019, 07:55 PM
@ramos https://www.theengineeringprojects.com/2017/09/l298-motor-driver-library-proteus.html

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