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usbpicprog: Simple USB PIC programmer / News: Recent posts

usbpicprog 0.6.0 released

UsbPicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new version: 0.6.0 of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F, 24F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page. For Ubuntu, the following ppa can be added to the sources in the package manager: ppa:fransschreuder1/usbpicprog-stable.... read more

Posted by Frans 2013-07-14 Labels: usbpicprog usb microchip pic

usbpicprog 0.5.0 released

UsbPicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new version: 0.5.0 of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F, 24F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.
For Ubuntu, the following ppa can be added to the sources in the package manager:
ppa:fransschreuder1/usbpicprog-stable... read more

Posted by Frans 2012-09-07

usbpicprog 0.5.0-beta released

UsbPicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new version: 0.5.0-beta of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F, 24F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.... read more

Posted by Frans 2012-06-28

Usbpicprog 0.4.2 released

Usbpicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new version: 0.4.2 of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.

The osx build is now available as a universal binary (ppc and intel).
The Windows build is available for 32 and 64 bit
The Linux (Ubuntu .deb packages through PPA) build is available for 32 and 64 bit, for Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04. The latest version should be obtained from the usbpicprog-stable PPA repository.... read more

Posted by Frans 2011-05-31

usbpicprog 0.4.2-beta released

Usbpicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new (beta) version: 0.4.2-beta of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.... read more

Posted by Frans 2011-01-27

usbpicprog 0.4.1 released

Usbpicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new version: 0.4.1 of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.

The osx build is now available as a universal binary (ppc and intel).
The Windows build is available for 32 and 64 bit
The Linux (Ubuntu .deb packages through PPA) build is available for 32 and 64 bit, for Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10.... read more

Posted by Frans 2010-11-18

Usbpicprog software and firmware 0.4.1-beta r

Usbpicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new (beta) version: 0.4.1 of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.... read more

Posted by Frans 2010-09-14

usbpicprog 0.4.0 released

Usbpicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new (beta) version: 0.4.0 of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.... read more

Posted by Frans 2010-05-25

usbpicprog 0.4.0-beta released

Usbpicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new (beta) version: 0.4.0-beta of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.... read more

Posted by Frans 2010-04-08

Usbpicprog 0.3.0 released

Usbpicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new version: 0.3.0 of the firmware and software! The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F and now even dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.
The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu i386 and X86_64) and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.
I am sorry for the mac osx users, they will have to wait a little longer for the binary build, but 0.3.0-macosx will also be released soon!... read more

Posted by Frans 2009-10-23

Usbpicprog new hardware version released

Usbpicprog.org released a new version of the hardware design (v0.3) with some new features:
* New transistor circuit for VPP line which allows faster transition from 0 to 12V
* Possible to set VPP to 5V allowing it to run the target board and in the future for programming low voltage (3.3V) devices
* PGD and PGC can now switch to 3.3V level

The corresponding software version 0.3.0 is to be released soon!

Posted by Frans 2009-08-14

Usbpicprog 0.2.0 released

An open source pic programmer for the USB port has been released under GPL and we call the baby: usbpicprog.
Usbpicprog consists of 3 components:

* A hardware design, a simple design around one PIC18F2550, 3 mosfets and a hand full of passive components.
* Firmware for the PIC18F2550 which translates the USB data into signals to program the target PIC
* PC software for Windows, Linux and Macosx which is capable of loading an intel hex file to program the target processor.... read more

Posted by Frans 2009-02-03

Usbpicprog 0.1.1 released

Usbpicprog has released version 0.1.1 of the PC-software and firmware package!

The release features:
*Better autodetection
*Added support for
PIC16F84A
PIC16F818
PIC16F819
PIC16F873A
PIC16F874A
PIC16F876A
PIC16F877A

Posted by Frans 2008-11-05

Usbpicprog shop open

After the first release of the usbpicprog software - version 0.1 - it is now possible to buy the hardware in the webshop on http://usbpicprog.org. Of course the hardware design is open, so you can also build your own usbpicprog hardware

Posted by Frans 2008-10-10

Usbpicprog 0.1 released: PC software and firmware

Usbpicprog has released version 0.1 of the PC software and the firmware.
Usbpicprog is a Microchip PIC programmer for the USB port with simple hardware.
The release contains builds for Linux (Ubuntu 8.04), Macosx, Win32 and a source package.

For more details see http://usbpicprog.org

Posted by Frans 2008-09-28

A simple hardware USB Pic programmer: PCB and Schematic v0.2

UsbPicProg is a Microchip PIC programmer with simple hardware (one PIC18f2550 and some small components). It works together with Piklab. Usbpicprog consists of 3 components: *Hardware (a pcb design) *Embedded software *A plugin for Piklab / Piklab-prog

usbpicprog releases v0.2 of its PCB and schematic, the first file release of usbpicprog.
The release of the hex file and the Piklab plugin will follow later.

Posted by Frans 2007-11-07