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This product has been retired from our catalog and is no longer for sale.

This page is made available for those looking for datasheets and the simply curious. Please refer to the description to see if a replacement part is available.

Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this programmer, but check out our programmers category for other tools. This page is for reference only.

Description: The mother of all programmers! A low cost alternative to PicStart+. It is MPLAB compatible and is fully recognized under MPLAB as a PicStart+ device. To operate it needs an external power supply of 12-15VAC or 16-18VDC. PIC-MCP includes a gold plated 40 pin ZIFF socket which accepts all types of DIP PIC microcontrollers. In addition it has an ICSP connector and can be used to program all PIC-PxxB prototype boards.

All units ordered after 6-16-05 ship with the new 18F252 IC and latest firmware.

Unit requires a 15VDC 2.1x5.5mm center positive external power supply. We do not currently carry an adapter of this size but you may try Jameco or Digikey.

Dimensions: 100x80 mm (3.9x3.15")
Software: MPLAB from Microchip
Supported Devices: All PICs supported by the most current version of MPLAB.

Tutorials: Getting started with the MCP. Also, what it takes to do a firmware upgrade.

Documents: MCP Datasheet

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