Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this programmer. This page is for reference only.
Description: The latest and greatest from Olimex! It's got all the power of the original MCP with one less wire and a lot less weight. Now there is no need to worry about carrying around an extra power supply - all programming power is generated from the USB port! Tablet PC users unite!
A low cost alternative to PicStart+. The MCP-USB is MPLAB compatible and is fully recognized under MPLAB as a PicStart+ device. To operate it needs only a USB AtoB cable. The MCP-USB 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.
Dimensions: 3.9x3.15" (100x80 mm)
Software: MPLAB from Microchip
Based on the popular FTDI USB Chip - FT232BM. Drivers are currently available for most platforms including: