[sdiy] PIC basic setup?

Tom Wiltshire tom at electricdruid.net
Fri Jan 10 17:12:38 CET 2014


You do indeed. You'd be after something like this:

http://www.microchip.com/pickit3

There are loads of programmers out there, but I've been using a PICKit3 for some time and it's cheap and programs anything you like.

T.

On 10 Jan 2014, at 13:48, Jack Jackson <jackdamery at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:

> Don't you need something to interface to the compu via usb when using the DM164120?
> 
> Cheers,
> Jack
>> Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:19:48 +0100
>> From: spr at spridley.freeserve.co.uk
>> To: synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl
>> CC: synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl
>> Subject: Re: [sdiy] PIC basic setup?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> It's worth considering buying the Microchip development boards. They're absurdly cheap.
>> 
>> For example the 28 pin board DM164120-3 costs around £15, and comes with an assembled board, two bare boards, a PIC16 and a PIC18.
>> At those prices it's hardly worth DIYing and also if there's a problem, you know it's probably your code and not the board.
>> 
>> The 18 pin and 44 pin versions have tutorials too.
>> 
>> 
>> Steve
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