Firmware for ACL Strobes

Discussion in 'Strobes - LED or Others' started by Tabor, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Tabor

    Tabor Full Time Elf

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    Here is the current firmware for the ACL Strobe board.

    If using MPLAB and you would like to change the software to suit, you will need to download and install the HI-TECH C compiler.

    found here: http://www.htsoft.com/downloads/

    You will need the lite version of HI-TECH C Compiler for PIC10/12/16 MCUs, which is free.

    Firmware

    This firmware could possibly be updated so check back.
     
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    riri7707 Full Time Elf

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    Thanks Tabor...
    One question, how to connect physically the Pickit for programming as the chip is very small?
    specific support requested?
    cheers... Henri
     
  3. David_AVD

    David_AVD Good news, everyone!

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    The PIC is programmed after the strobe board is assembled. There is a row of pins down one side of the board for the programmer to temporarily plug into.

    That does bring up a side note though. The PicKit 3 has a female connector, and the strobe board has a row of holes. To actually connect the two, you need a 5 way strip of male header pins.
     
  4. AussiePhil

    AussiePhil Dedicated Elf Administrator

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    The Pickit2 is the same, i will try and remember to throw in a 5 pin header row with each order

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    If people make an interesting version of the Firmware could they please post it back for us all to see, be interesting if people come up with other ideas.

    Cheers
    Phil
     
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    I have the pickit2.

    One doubt : i have PIC10F200T-I/OT with 6 pins only and regarding the pcb design published seems
    we need the 8 pin PIC version.
    Am i right?

    Cheers... Henri
     
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    AussiePhil Dedicated Elf Administrator

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    Henry, no the six pin version has been used.

    Cheers
    Phil
     
  7. Tabor

    Tabor Full Time Elf

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    The 8 pin chip is actually the NUD4001 Constant current driver.

    The PIC10F200 sot23 only comes in 6 pin, the Through hole version has 8 pins but two are not connected.
     
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    Sweet! Today I got my PICKit3 in the post. The Firmware is below. Just need the hardware, and I will start a "journey" into PICville.
     

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