A pic programmer circuit based on AN589 using pic microcontoller

AN589 is microchip's application note for a parallel port pic programmer circuit which I chose as I wanted something reliable to get up and running quickly. Note: This page is left on site for legacy information that is applicable to older computers. These days PCs and laptops have only a USB interface so a parallel programming circuit is not useful. instead you should be using a PicKit3 (or maybe PicKit2) ...

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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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