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by brinn
Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

more trouble with a program creation for the 877A in MPLABX ,CREATING the source file seems ok but where do i find the 877A MCU header file ?
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and when i have the source file and header file do i need anything else ??
by brinn
Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:22 pm
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

thanks now the hex file works ok .just need to get MPLBX sorted then i am up and running ,but i can get by just using hex file examples till then ,what a relief.
it been a long haul so far
by brinn
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

I TRIED LOADING THE HEX FILE VIA PICKIT 3 BUT I GET AN ERROR ABOUT THE VOLTAGE AND THEN IT WONT LOAD DUE 'TO PROGRAM FAILED AT MEMORY ADDRESS 0X000000' MESSAGE
by brinn
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

sill no luck gettin it to build always fails CLEAN SUCCESSFUL (total time: 249ms) make -f nbproject/Makefile-default.mk SUBPROJECTS= .build-conf make[1]: Entering directory 'C:/Users/nobody/MPLABXProjects/ledtest.X' make -f nbproject/Makefile-default.mk dist/default/production/ledtest.X.production.h...
by brinn
Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

do i need to be using administrator to use it ?
by brinn
Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

now i have trouble with the pickit3 not talking with mplab ,MPLab just cant see the pickit 3 for some reason .not making any progress at all

error message

PICkit 3 detected
Connecting to PICkit 3...
PK3Err0033: 4 bytes expected, 0 bytes received

Failed to properly connect to PICkit 3
by brinn
Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

a search shows others have asked how to get the mcw window back to add to the files and even on the microchip forum and got no replies !
and had to give up on mplab completly .its like a secret society
by brinn
Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

i am now seting up a project in mplab ,set the chip type and cant find the small mcw window showing all the package of files like source ,header , object ,library and other files so i can add the main program files and linker ,so stuck at this stage ,its a bitch to get your head round it .once i get...
by brinn
Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

its not responding due to the nag screen and wont get the compiler path right , theres a lot of compiler paths that could be the ones, or can you add paths for all potential compilers you may use for each type of chip ?
mplabx has it all built in so seems better
by brinn
Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: Microchip
Topic: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)
Replies: 40
Views: 58779

Re: PIC - PIC Development Board + PIC16F877A (HCDVBD0003)

not having much luck with mplab theres always a problem with the compiler stopping things .i loaded up mplab x and that seems better but still cant load via pickit3

mplab seems unstable and crashing