I designed the following circuit, using a 555 timer, to supply a single trigger pulse with the same width to digital circuits, no matter how long the button is pressed. The actual pulse output works perfectly. I was just wondering if there was a special way to connect a 555 timer output to CMOS and/or TTL inputs.
Here's the schematic:
[Edit by OP]
In my original schematic I used a 7555 timer, but when I built the circuit I used a standard 555. Also, when I built it, I did use a base resistor!
Here is what I really built:
[Another Edit By OP]
So, I went back to my bench and tried out the circuit again and and realized that the switch was bouncing! I then added a switch debouncer(See below schematic). I was wondering if there is a simpler way to get rid of the bouncing.
Here is the schematic with the switch debouncer: