DIY PIC programmer ...

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  1. nloding
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    This was posted on the WiiFree forums at PS2-Scene.org (original post)

    I'm going to be trying out WiiFree in addition to Chiip and Wiip and possibly Wiiskas -- whichever works best, I'll be recommending to all my friends and offering installs for. In the meantime, I've been wanting to build my own PIC programmer, and I found this while researching WiiFree:

    http://www.janson-soft.de/pic/pic.htm

    I'm no electronics guru, so the schematic took me a few minutes to figure out, but it's pretty easy and should work fine. The other option is to just buy one -- the price isn't that far off actually.

    Anyhow, for those looking to build their own PIC programmer, this one is recommended for WiiFree.
     
  2. FAST6191

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    Thanks for sharing nloding, the most complex part of that seems to be the zener diodes (complex= I may have to actually buy one rather than scrounging one from an old device).

    The section following causes a bit of trepidation but who cares really:
    My personal Experience:
    The burning, flashing, erasing and testing of used and new PICs takes 20 to 50 seconds. However I did not succed in flashing a used PIC, which was programmed by an other PIC-Programmer. I donĀ“t know the reason.
     
  3. shtonkalot

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    I like the look of this programmer here.
    Mainly because it's planned for vero board.
     
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    That one looks better ... it's only compatible with 16x PICs though, and I think you need 12x for WiiFree.
     
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