PIC programmer upgrade

Discussion in 'Embedded Systems and Microcontrollers' started by nsaspook, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. nsaspook

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    I think I will still hang on to my Pickit 2 if no other than the stand alone programmer but I find the built in Signal generator and Analyzer a handy tool.
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    The PICkit 3 has the same functionally.


     
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    I had no idea my PicKit2 could do that... WOW!!! Well isn't that just incredibly mind-blowingly useful!

    ...why doesn't the PicKit3 do that!?
     
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    See Dave Jones:


    MicroChips reply.

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    ...so the answer is "because we were too busy dicking around with camcorders" ?

    The rant was funny though.

    Also not sure what devices the PicKit2 can't support... I know it wont program my PIC16F1509 from MPLAB, but the stand-alone programmer will quite happily... and I see no reason why that should be the case. Maybe if they spent less time dicking around with camcorders and Movie Maker?
     
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    They get points for being honest. :)
     
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    Can't fault them there, lol
     
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    Many of the later 18Fx2kx3 series etc require the Pickit3.
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    I couldn't find anything in that series listed on the site, so maybe that will never be a problem! LOL!
     
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    What site are we talking?
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    microchip.com
     
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    OK I got the generic No. wrong it is the PIC18f23/40/44k22 series.
    I went to these because of the amount of multiplexed pins flexibility.
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    All those can bee programmed via the PicKit2 using the stand alone software and the v1.62 device update file.
     
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