[time-nuts] PICTIC II Programmed 16f688 chips
stanley_reynolds at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 7 12:20:44 EDT 2010
Google "pic programming mac os" turns up many links.
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From: Thomas A. Frank <ka2cdk at cox.net>
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement <time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Wed, July 7, 2010 10:56:29 AM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] PICTIC II Programmed 16f688 chips
When I can buy one of those programmers that runs on the MAC OS, please let me
I would much prefer to offer a fellow enthusiast $20 to provide a programmed
chip then get involved with Windows (even if it would open the opportunity for
Lady Heather...humm). I get too much exposure to it at work to be willing to
bring such suffering home. Sadly, I cannot use my work machines for anything
along these lines or this would be easy.
I do have a DOS machine...an LX200.
Tom Frank, KA2CDK
On Jul 5, 2010, at 9:35 AM, Bob Camp wrote:
> One thing to consider:
> If you Google "PIC Programmer" there are a number of hits for sub $20 gizmos
>that are everything you would ever need as the hardware is concerned. The
>programming software is a free download off the Microchip site. It runs on any
>and all Windows operating systems. Programing parts is pretty simple and
>essentially foolproof. PIC's are pretty common, so you probably will use the
> On a similar note - I would put the PIC on the board in a socket. If there are
>future software enhancements, the chip will need to be pulled to be
> On Jul 4, 2010, at 11:36 PM, Thomas A. Frank wrote:
>> I'd like to make the same request.
>> Tom Frank, KA2CDK
>> On Jul 4, 2010, at 7:55 PM, James Robbins wrote:
>>> Is there anyone here in the US who can offer the 16f688 chips for sale and/or
>>>provide programming for the chips? All associated costs would be paid, of
>>>course. Many thanks.
>>> Jim Robbins
>>> jsrobbins at earthlink.net
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