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Monostable 555 not timing out correctly

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http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com – I'm trying to set up a simple monostable 555 timer to give me a voltage for a specific time after a trigger is pressed. This is actually meant as a hack to those musical christmas cards, so that I can press a button and play the song through. To test the circuit out on a breadboard I am using an LED with a 100 Ohm resistor off of 3. I am following the diagram on Wikipedia precisely. I have a 1 microfarad capacitor (PMG105 2K) and a 1 MOhm resistor. Off of terminal 5 I have a 10 nF (103Z) capacitor to ground. This should give me a time out of about 1 second. Instead, the timeout is inc (Embedded)