IBEX ESP32 Programming Cable

Parts Required AnalogLamb ESP32 Programmer with CH340 USB to Serial Chip – analoglamb.com MTA6 – RS Components 543-7750 (requires assembly tool – any 2.54mm SIL connector will do if you already have alternative tooling) 7/0.2mm² cable – RS Components 214-0661 15.9mm Clear heatshrink – RS Components  873-9191 Assembled programming adapter Ensure you cut away the heatshrink over the "EN" button […]

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Programming Using The Microchip PICStart Programmer

This guide is old!  We no longer design products that require the PICStart Plus programmer. The Microchip PICStart Plus is a simple low cost programmer for DIP IC's. Ensure your PC is running the latest version of MPLAB IDE (not MPLAB X, may be downloaded from www.microchip.com). Connect the PICStart Plus programmer to your PC using […]

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Obtaining MAC Addresses For Products With An Ethernet Interface

Any device that has an Ethernet interface requires a unique ‘MAC’ address, which is programmed at the point of manufacture. This address is literally unique – every Ethernet device in the world has a different MAC address. (The MAC address should not be confused with a devices IP address, which is an entirely separate address […]

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IBEX Microchip ICD3 Programming Cable

Purchasing A Programmer The Microchip ICD3 is a low cost Microchip in circuit programmer.  You can purchase this programmer from: FarnellInOne RS Components It is the Microchip part number "DV164035" you need. The MPLAB software to use with the programmers is downloaded for free. See here for details on how to use the programmer. Standard […]

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In-Circuit Programming Using The Microchip ICD3

The Microchip ICD3 is a great low cost USB programmer we recommend for carrying out in circuit firmware programming and upgrades of Microchip microcontrollers.  There are other programmers that are also suitable, however this guide is deals with the Microchip ICD3. 1. Purchase a Microchip ICD 3 Debugger / Programmer (Microchip part number DV164035). 2. Make the […]

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