A path to working with MPLAB PIC Chips using a USB Port Programmer.
by R. A. Leskovec (firstname.lastname@example.org) Rev 120128
If you are working with the printed version of these instructions, obtain the latest version of this DOC file from Bob Leskovec by e-mail, or check SJHRC.org/PIC for downloads so that you can more easily cut and paste the links below.
1) Buy Model UK1301 Mini USB PIC Programmer from Cana Kit Corp, available in the U.S. from HobbyEngineering.com for $49.95 Plus $6.14 shipping, total $56.09. (Jan 2012 pricing).
2) Cut and Paste the following link, and go there.
Download PICkit2 v2.61, or later version, and install on your programming computer.
3) Cut and past the following link, and go there.
Download (free) MPLAB IDE:v8.83 or later and install on your programming computer.