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PICSTART Plus Issues?

Started by Matt in Piclist21 years ago 1 reply

I was able to install MPLAB IDE v 5.11 to a machine last night and was able to use the out-of-date PICSTART Plus programmer I am ...

I was able to install MPLAB IDE v 5.11 to a machine last night and was able to use the out-of-date PICSTART Plus programmer I am borrowing (would not work w/ v 6.20 because PICSTART Plus firmware is not up to date). Using the setup to program a device wasn't a success, how


Error from PICstart:Cannot Transmit

Started by sandeep c p in Piclist19 years ago 1 reply

hi i can't enable picstart programmer. i got the message from the MPLAB v6.40 under PICStart saying that "Cannot Transmit....

hi i can't enable picstart programmer. i got the message from the MPLAB v6.40 under PICStart saying that "Cannot Transmit. Please verify connection and retry the previous operation." Once its accedently enabled then after its never. i tried every thing like bau


Recognizing serial ports in Linux/WINE/MPLAB

Started by Jason Hsu in Piclist15 years ago 1 reply

My OS is Puppy Linux. I'm running MPLAB through WINE instead of Windows. My programmer is a PICSTART Plus. I'm using a USB-serial converter...

My OS is Puppy Linux. I'm running MPLAB through WINE instead of Windows. My programmer is a PICSTART Plus. I'm using a USB-serial converter to connect the PICSTART Plus to a USB port on my laptop, which lacks real serial ports. I can figure out the port my PICSTART Plus (with the USB-serial cable) is attached to by typing "dmesg|grep tty" in a shell window. (It's ttyUSB0.) THE PROBLE...


PICSTART Plus - In Circuit?

Started by mippen2 in Piclist21 years ago 2 replies

Hello All! I have an "old" PICSTART Plus programmer and I would like to use it as an ICP.. Could I get some help with a simple...

Hello All! I have an "old" PICSTART Plus programmer and I would like to use it as an ICP.. Could I get some help with a simple schematic on the interface to make this work? I would like to fit it to a hardware that uses the ICD2 Programmer interface.


HELP! Why doesn't "download PICSTART OS" work?

Started by Jason Hsu in Piclist20 years ago 4 replies

As I mentioned before, I keep on getting error messages demanding a firmware upgrade when I try to enable the programmer. I know...

As I mentioned before, I keep on getting error messages demanding a firmware upgrade when I try to enable the programmer. I know now that I'm supposed to use the "Download PICSTART OS" command under the Programmer menu, which SHOULD open a menu showing various versions of


PIC16F84A and "This device requires firmware version 2.1.0 or higher" message

Started by Jason Hsu in Piclist20 years ago 21 replies

I'm new to the world of microcontrollers, so bear with me. I'm trying to program a PIC1684A with my new PICSTART PLUS programmer ...

I'm new to the world of microcontrollers, so bear with me. I'm trying to program a PIC1684A with my new PICSTART PLUS programmer and MPLAB IDE v6.40 software. I have selected the PIC16F84A under Configure -> Select Device and PICSTART PLUS under Programmer -> Select P


PICSTART Plus Flash, Re-Programmable Firmware Upgrade

Started by Mike Dillon in Piclist20 years ago 2 replies

I have recently purchased, (by mistake) this PICSTART plus upgrade kit. It contains a board and a disk w/ the...

I have recently purchased, (by mistake) this PICSTART plus upgrade kit. It contains a board and a disk w/ the latest        mp-soft


Difference between PICSTART Plus and other programmers

Started by Jason Hsu in Piclist20 years ago 4 replies

I noticed that for most microcontrollers, there are a number of different programmers out there that one can purchase. What...

I noticed that for most microcontrollers, there are a number of different programmers out there that one can purchase. What should you look for in a programmer? What (other than price) distinguishes one from another? I'd like to hear from any of you who have experience usin


Mbasic, PICBasic, other

Started by tyru007 in Piclist20 years ago 2 replies

Looking for a good basic language complier for PICS using a picstart compatible programmer. I am familiar with Basic and...

Looking for a good basic language complier for PICS using a picstart compatible programmer. I am familiar with Basic and Pascal and would perfer to work in this environment vs assembly (which i'll pick upas I go). I have several robot projects and others which I plan to us


programming a rfPIC

Started by Scott Lee in Piclist20 years ago 2 replies

Does anyone know if a rfPIC can be programmed with an inexpensive programmer (and by inexpensive I mean under 200USD)? It looks...

Does anyone know if a rfPIC can be programmed with an inexpensive programmer (and by inexpensive I mean under 200USD)? It looks like ICD2 won't do it nor will a PicStart. I own a Warp-13A and have had luck using it for ICSP on the couple of chips I've programmed. Ideally I


Linux alternatives to MPLAB

Started by Jason Hsu in Piclist16 years ago 9 replies

I have a PICSTART Plus programmer with a serial port. So far, I have used MPLAB in Windows to program microcontrollers in Assembly...

I have a PICSTART Plus programmer with a serial port. So far, I have used MPLAB in Windows to program microcontrollers in Assembly language. What are my options for programming microcontrollers in Assembly language with Damn Small Linux as the OS? What are my options for programming microcontrollers in C with Damn Small Linux as the OS? ------------------------------------