Off Board Download Socket

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1 Introduction

  • When designing a PIC circuit using a breadboard, you will need to be able to download your program to the PIC to test it.
  • To do this, we will need to build an off-board download socket.
  • Step one, cut a piece of veroboard, using the 3-in-1 cutter, the board needs to be cut 6 X 8 holes.
  • Make sure you cut the board with the tracks running length ways down.

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  • Next, you will need to get the part for the socket, see the picture below.

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  • Place the components as shown and then solder them.
  • *The 22k resistor is one over from the 100k resistor. Make sure you look carefully at the picture.

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  • The pinouts are as follows:
  • Red = Program
  • Blue = Status
  • Black = Ground

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