'Which Programmer To Use?'
|Can anyone suggest a good "hobby" programmer for the PIC micros?
I am looking to do some projects from the standpoint of learning the PIC.
If anyone can provide some good pros and cons of the programmers that
they have used, it would definately help me make a more educated choice
in PIC programmers.
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Russell Hay wrote:
> Can anyone suggest a good "hobby" programmer for the PIC micros?
> I am looking to do some projects from the standpoint of learning the PIC.
> If anyone can provide some good pros and cons of the programmers that
> they have used, it would definately help me make a more educated choice
> in PIC programmers.
> http://www.deadprotocol.org - Coming Soon
> A Free Information Think-Tank
Both the DT101 and Bojan Dobaj's P16PRO Programmers are quite nice
pieces of hardware. I own and use them both. The deiciding factor in
which one I use is whether I am in the shop or not. P16PRO is smaller
unit to lug in the laptop case. ;-)
|>Can anyone suggest a good "hobby" programmer for the PIC micros?
>I am looking to do some projects from the standpoint of learning the PIC.
>If anyone can provide some good pros and cons of the programmers that
>they have used, it would definately help me make a more educated choice
>in PIC programmers.
I have used the original Parallax unit, now sold by http://www.tech-tools.com, the
Carmacon (http://www.carmacon.com) upgrade to that, and the Tech-Tools
upgrade. My favorite is the Carmacon unit, mainly because they are a local
company and have fantastic tech support. Tech-Tools has great tech support
The Carmacon unit is a few dollars cheaper than the Tech-Tools one, too.
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Robert A. LaBudde
At 09:24 PM 9/28/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Can anyone suggest a good "hobby" programmer for the PIC micros?
>>I am looking to do some projects from the standpoint of learning the PIC.
>>If anyone can provide some good pros and cons of the programmers that
>>they have used, it would definately help me make a more educated choice
>>in PIC programmers.
Marlin P. Jones (http://www.mpja.com/) sells the ProPic programmer kit for
I've used it for 16f84. If you want to do 28 or 40 pin chips, I suggest you
buy a ziptool socket for narrow-wide chips ($12 from Jameco) when you build
Robert A. LaBudde, PhD, PAS, Dpl. ACAFS e-mail: lcfltd.comral
Least Cost Formulations, Ltd. URL: http://lcfltd.com/
824 Timberlake Drive Tel: 757-467-0954
Virginia Beach, VA 23464-3239 Fax: 757-467-2947
"Vere scire est per causae scire"
I use the programmer from New Found Electronics in Australia.
It can program almost all of the PICs and it has a nice price.
Check at their web side first http://www.new-elect.com/ .
I own the Warp-3 programmer and I am very happy with it.
ProPic 2 at http://www.propic2.com
Also emulator at a programmer price.
propic2.com ICQ# 19841898 nogueira
ProPic tools - low cost PIC programmer and emulator
De: Russell Hay <VSERVERS.COM> rhay
Para: <MITVMA.MIT.EDU> PICLIST
Enviada em: Tera-feira, Setembro 28, 1999 07:05
Assunto: Which Programmer To Use?
'Which Programmer To Use?'
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> try professional programmer (support, new versions of SW, hotline) for
> hobby price (72US$). Support all 8-40 pin controllers 12Cxx, 14Cxx and
> 16Cxx (about 100 types). Plus wide range of serial EEPROMs (more than
> 500 types). Don't believe? Look at http://www.elnec.com/pikpg_uk.htm.
I could not find the price so I asked elnec
this is the part of the reply
They refered me to crownhill.co.uk
where I can only find one at 170 UK pounds
email: cwcom.net or p.cousensvirgin.netp.cousens
smail: 48, Yarmouth Cresent, London, N179PQ, England.
I'd be really suprized if you can find this at $72! More like $95 USD
or so, I would guess.
Peter Cousens wrote:
I do small package shipping for small businesses, world-wide.
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