I want to start by stating that I think this is a super cool software and I am excited to dig even deeper. Ultimately I could see this being used as really powerful circuit design software and I would love to use it instructionally in the Electronic classes that I teach at the high school level. I build a 2 LED flasher using the 555 timer and the circuit did not oscillate as intended. I triple and quadruple checked my schematic to make sure that I was not missing any connections but the 555 timer does not seem to be functioning properly. Happy to provide a link and a picture of the schematic in a Google drive folder if a dev is interested in checking it out.
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I have isolated the issue!! I constructed the circuit top down as close to the schematic as possible
The issue is that my LED model is too perfect a conductor and draws current away from the 555 when they are used without a resistor... by adding a 200 ohm in series with each LED, the circuit works
I shall take a look at the diode model
We shall get to the bottom of it 😊
Please send me a link and I will find what’s wrong. The 555 timer was what this software was built around originally so I know that it definitely works… The 555 is used on several of the built in examples, so take a look at them too