Saturday, May 9, 2009

PICKit 1 Flash Starter Kit

Okay, so a few years back I bought the PICKit 1 Flash Starter Kit for 8-bit PIC programming.
Usb interface.  Programs 8 and 14-pin PICs with flash.  Now of course the 32-bit version is even cheaper, but it is still a neat board.

I had used it to build an antenna tuner.  I used Sony stereo remote to drive a motor back and forth; this would turn the VHF ring on my rabbit ears. It didn't work well, but it was fun to try.

I need to get back to basics so I will be trying some simple circuits:
Optical encoders
POV clock
anything else to justify my $50 purchase so many years back.

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