18F4550 Programmer in Ten years

It really took me 10 years to build that programmer !! Don't be surprised , I actually started building the original programming circuit of Microchip PIC 16F84 ( JDM 2 ) on 2003 and finished it in 2 days. Then  on 2013 , I found that it can be reused to program the advanced Microcontroller used these days like PIC 18F4550. Here I found and built a simple and easy 18F4550 programmer. I really thought that th ...

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Programmable Lamp Dimmer using pic microcontoller

Also known as the “Sketch as Fuck Lamp Dimmer” per my friend Eric, the design originating from this application note in general has the usual lamp dimmer topology: a zero detector, a timer, and a triac. These three components implement phase cutting, specifically the triac performs phase cutting on AC current from mains supplied to a load. The first two components, the zero detector and timer, are both impl ...

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Pickit 2 Download & Develop Your own USB pickit ii programmer

  PICkit 2 Introduction: There are many PIC programmer available, commercial and DIY devices. As Microchip introduces the new microprocessors the programming software got to be updated accordingly playing catch-up with the PIC manufacturer. That is the root of the problem with third-party PIC programmers. Microchip's PICkit 2 is the low cost ICSP programmer for Flash PICs with USB interface introduced ...

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