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Title Programming a PIC micro controller

Success burning a PIC 4550 using a Raspberry pi with the burnLVP python project.


Since a Pi GPIO has 3.3 V signals and 5V supply is required for bulk-erase of chip, we need a converter betw 3.3V and 5V.

Needs to be bi-directional for the data-pin. A single transistor circuit level shifter worked, as described in or Also worth a look is

See schecmatic below :

Categories Electronics, Computers


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connections for burning 4550 from pi. Level conversion is needed.
32767 manojmo 2014-11-20 05:11:59