Classroom Activity
Binary Signals
Electronic Controls


  • develop, test and evaluate a coding system for use in person-to-person and person-to-machine communications
  • send and interpret information using a 4-bit binary system, and
  • analyze and evaluate information and energy flows in a simple remote-control technological system.

The activity uses the RC Controller and either the Binary Basic Trainer or the Basic Switch.

Author: Fred Thomas
Activity last revised: Sinclair Community College, 11-29-2005

Participant Handout | Facilitator Notes
Calculator Programs
This activity requires the calculator programs SIGNAL and DCUINIT