Microcontroller Programmer Projects


PIC and EEPROM Programmer

Project Summary In this project we are building a JDM programmer that can handle PIC12, PIC16 and PIC18 family microcontrollers and some popular 24C family EEPROMs. The programmer also provides ICSP feature that allows In-Circuit Serial Programming. So if you desire, you will not have to carry your MCU each time when you reprogram it. …

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PIC Serial Programmer

PIC 16F84 Serial Programmer

The Microchip PIC 16C84 was one of the first serial in-system programmable microcontroller. I saw PIC serial programmers published in Electronic magazines in 1993. Today, many PIC programmer circuits – for serial and parallel PC ports – are published on the Internet. Despite its somewhat unusual design – like the 128 byte page RAM/Register direct/indirect …

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How to build your own PIC-Programmer using PIC12C50x

Which types of PIC microcontrollers and EPROM’s are supported? You can use this PIC-Burner for PIC12C50x, PIC12F62x, PIC16FFxx, PIC16F62x and EEPROM 24Cxx. This PIC-Programmer was tested with PIC12C508 (A), PIC12C509 (A), PIC12F629, PIC12F675, PIC16F84A, PIC16F627, and PIC16F628. The PIC-programmer is easy to build and compact. 3 LEDs indicates the state of the burning-process. Red: burning, …

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Minty JDM PIC Programmer

Minty JDM PIC Programmer using PIC18F4550 microcontroller

Minty JDM PIC Programmer This project details how to build a JDM style programmer to program PIC Microcontrollers using Microchip’s ICSP (In Circuit Serial Programming) and freeware software (PICPgm).  Total project cost: less than $10.  This device has been tested on both the PIC16F877 and PIC18F4550.  Check the PICPgm website to see compatibility with other …

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JDM2 based PIC Programmer

JDM2 based PIC Programmer Schematic & layout for an updated JDM2 PIC Programmer. Includes clock & data filter, Vpp voltage divider for modern PIC microcontrollers (eg USB PIC 18F2455/4455). Prior to reading sites like www.hackaday.com & www.makezine.com/blog I had worked only with the Amtel/AVR line of microcontrollers. After seeing all the cool projects people were …

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An Inexpensive Microcontroller Based Data Logging System

INTRODUCTION Attempts to understand and analyze environmental variables need data sets that track both temporal and geographical changes. These data can be collected using networks of recording instruments or instruments connected to commercially available data loggers (e.g., Silliman and Booth, 1993), but the cost of such networks is typically in the thousands to tens of …

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Pickit 2 clone The Universal Microchip PIC Programmer /Debugger

The PICkit™ 2  Programmer/Debugger is a low-cost development tool with an easy to use interface for programming and debugging Microchip’s Flash families of microcontrollers. The full featured Windows programming interface supports baseline, mid-range, PIC18,8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, and many Microchip Serial EEPROM products. With Microchip’s powerful MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE) the PICkit 2 enables in circuit debugging …

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Programmable IR Station

Introduction The programmable IR remote controller is an IR remote control platform based on PIC32 that can record and resend the Infrared signal. To help users control programmable IR remote controller, an infrared wave server related to database and website is implemented in this project. Bluetooth module creates a bridge between PIC32 and server side …

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PICKit3 Programming With MPLABX

PICKit3 Programming With MPLABX

The PICKit3 is microchip’s newest official PIC programmer and while people argue about how good it is, this programmer has never done me wrong. I upgraded away from the old ICD2 clone programmer that I had used for years when I saw that microchip sells their PICKit3 for under $50 and so now I’ll pass …

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