Microcontroller Programmer Projects

DIY PICkit 2

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 …

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How to getting started with microcontrollers projects using PIC12F629 microcontroller

Microcontrollers are, basically, a computer in a single chip. It contains memory, processor, I/O ports (I/O = Input/Output) and other periphericals. Can you believe a single chip does contain RAM, ROM, CPU, I/O Ports, timers and other gadgets? It only needs a keyboard and display to be a working computer… …I almost forgot; It also …

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Setting up the PIC Microcontroller

The following programs are examples that I use for teaching the programming of 8-bit PIC microcontrollers. A good reference is the book “Designing Embedded Systems with PIC microcontrollers: Principles and Applications” by Tim Wilmshurst. The datasheet for the PIC is also a good reference for information on the bits for each memory address register in …

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