XR2206 function generator circuit

The XR2206 function generator circuit (Sine-Triangle-Square Waveform Generator). The frequency range is 1HZ to 1MHz. and can be adjusted by VR3. SEE circuit XR2206 Function Generator. OUTPUT Volt adjusted by VR2.To built SEE PCB XR2206 Function Generator.

XR2206 function generator circuit

Formerly you will find the signal generator is called “The Function Generator” for use one machine. Also would have to pay not less, called the is a very big deal. It is interested or not?

How this project works

But now you can make it yourself easily, with a little investment. Try do like the features of this project. The heart in working of this circuit is the IC XR-2206.
Which has structure consists of four main parts of the circuit are.

XR2206 function generator circuit

1. Voltage control oscillator (VCO) that has the frequency out to, depending on the value of the capacitor between pin 5-6 and the resistor between the pin 7-8.
The output is a 2-way. The first is the sync signal. or square wave output, Section alternatively signal is supplied to the management waveform circuit.

2. The management waveform, It gives us to have a sine waveform or a triangle waveform as required by changing the resistance of the legs 13-14.

3. The buffer circuit will be responsible for managing the output impedance of the circuit is low values, for the extension to other circuits as well.

The real application circuit as shown below It can be seen that the switches S1 to act as Frequency Range, which can be selected third range are.
1. 1-100 Hz
2. 100-10,000 Hz
3. 10,000-1,000,000 Hz

However, by selecting the capacitance value between pin 5-6.
First, adjust the frequency profile changing the value achieved by the VR3.

Next, VR2 is used to adjust the gain ratio of the circuit by fine with VR1 get the maximum output 1V. The VR5 is adjusted to balance the waveform.

Then, Switch SW2 is a select the signal output to a sine wave or sawtooth waveform.

The signal output can be entered through the buffer circuit Q1, Q2 are out to C9.

For the square wave signal output will be out to pins 11 of IC2, and then to the transistors buffer circuit get output to use at the emitter pin.

The square wave signal will have signal strength is about 12 volts peak to peak, So if you want to use TTL circuits using voltage 5 volt. Also must add dc converter circuit with IC-SN74LS00.

The detail of devices.

IC1: LM7812 12V DC voltage regulator
IC2: XR2206 Function Genertor
IC3: LM7805 5V DC voltage regulator
IC4: SN74LS00 Nand gate IC TTL
Q1: BC327 50V 800mA PNP Transistor
Q2, Q3, Q4: BC337 50V 800mA NPN Transistor
D1-D4: DB101 Diode bridge
D5: 1N4148 75V 150mA Diodes
R1, R2, R12: 4.7K 1/4W Resistor
R3, R4, R7, R9: 27K 1/4W Resistor
R5, R6, R16: 1K 1/4W Resistor
R8, R13: 2.2K 1/4W Resistor
R10: 3.3K 1/4W Resistor
R11: 100K 1/4W Resistor
R14: 47 ohms 1/4W Resistor
R15: 10K 1/4W Resistor
C1, C8: 1000uF 25V Electrolytic Capacitors
C2: 22uF 16V Electrolytic Capacitors
C3, C7: 100uF 25V Electrolytic Capacitors
C4: 2.2uF 25V Electrolytic Capacitors
C5: 0.001uF 50V Polyester Capacitor
C6: 10uF 25V Electrolytic Capacitors
C9: 0.1uF 50V Polyester Capacitor
C10: 470uF 16V Electrolytic Capacitors
VR1, VR5 (Preset): 25K Potentiometer
VR2 Volume: 10K Potentiometer
VR3 Volume: 100K Potentiometer
VR4 (Preset): 1K Potentiometer

This circuit requires enough power supply. Do you have this one? If you do not have it. Look:A lot of Power supply circuit

How to builds
All equipment except the power transformer 12 volts. We can assemble them onto the PCB, as shown below. You should solder correctly and successfully. After a successful check. Sure that the power supply to the circuit. And adjust the circuit.


PCB  layout of XR2206 function generator circuit
PCB layout

To begin with, Set switch SW1 to Position 2 (100 – 10000 Hz).
Second, Adjust VR3 to center, then use the oscilloscope to check the signals output at the positive terminals of C9.

Then, The switch SW2 is in the sine wave position. Next, adjust VR5 to center.
Next, adjust VR4 until the best waves. After next, back again to adjust VR5. To waveform do not clipping. Then try again to make sure it has the best waves.

Ater that, Adjust VR2 clockwise direction, then adjust VR1 to the signal output voltage is 1V rms.

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That square wave signal. There is no need to customize any circuit.

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7 thoughts on “XR2206 function generator circuit”

  1. sir, i made this circuit ,but it not giving perfect outputs …,
    1) The xr2206 Ic is heating up
    2)Transistor is failing at the sine output
    can u help me out from this problem


  2. sir, i made this circuit ,but isnt giving perfect outputs …,
    1) The xr2206 Ic is heating up
    2)Transistor is failing at the sine output
    can u help me out from this problem

    Don’t know for sure how to operate it. Please help asap


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