The Pickit Thread: Updating Firmware & Burning ROMs

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Post by thetwlo » Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:34 pm

mt3 wrote:And here's the firmware part you were looking for:
http://www.theharvestman.org/programmer.php
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Post by debolish » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:09 pm

thetwlo wrote:
mt3 wrote:And here's the firmware part you were looking for:
http://www.theharvestman.org/programmer.php
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http://www.microchip.com/development-to ... ds-archive

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Post by mt3 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:09 pm

thetwlo wrote:
mt3 wrote:And here's the firmware part you were looking for:
http://www.theharvestman.org/programmer.php
DEAD link.
Contents were cut and pasted in the body of the post. Nothing is missing.

https://web.archive.org/web/20170402191 ... rammer.php

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Post by thetwlo » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:56 pm

thanks mt3 and debolish!

(finally getting back to doing this)

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Post by guestt » Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:25 pm

Programmer and roms available for sale in BST:

viewtopic.php?t=192781

Someone going to be lucky today!

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Post by mt3 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:29 am

Updated post with following vid:
[video][/video]

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Post by guestt » Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:39 am

Cool - nice overview - thanks mt3 :)

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Post by mt3 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:16 am

Baddcr wrote:Cool - nice overview - thanks mt3 :)
Not mine!
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Post by MickeyClouds » Wed May 30, 2018 1:56 pm

Thank you all for the wonderful info! :nana:

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Post by mt3 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:53 pm

FYI: For those using MLAB IPE v5 software, can be painful when it doesn't seem to connect/see the module for no reason. Restarting the software and reconnecting the programmer to the module a few times seems to "work".

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Post by 0BSRVR » Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:52 pm

Thank you for all the excellent info in this thread. Unfortunately I'm still having problems updating from 1.666. I'm on MAC OS 10.12.6 and I'm using MPLAB X IPE V.5.05

I've got the device ID set as DSPIC33FJ128GP310A as per the IME readme file.

The hammer is powered up and connected to the Pickit3 as shown in the above video. I get the green light next to the apply button in the IPE software, but when I click connect I always get this error message.

Initialization failed: Unable to create ControlPointMediator



Do I need to install java on my MAC to get this too work? If so, which version of java?


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Post by 0BSRVR » Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:24 pm

Update:

I'm sorted!!!!


So, screw MLAB IPE V5.05!!! I uninstalled it then downloaded MPLABX IPE V 4.05 and it updated the Pickit3 firmware automatically. Then then hammer update worked on the first attempt.


Thanks to Robotopsy, MT3, and debolish for their videos and info.


Get Version 4.05 for Mac OS here.
http://www.microchip.com/development-to ... ds-archive


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Post by mt3 » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:08 pm

0BSRVR wrote:Update:

I'm sorted!!!!


So, screw MLAB IPE V5.05!!! I uninstalled it then downloaded MPLABX IPE V 4.05 and it updated the Pickit3 firmware automatically. Then then hammer update worked on the first attempt.


Thanks to Robotopsy, MT3, and debolish for their videos and info.


Get Version 4.05 for Mac OS here.
http://www.microchip.com/development-to ... ds-archive


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Yes, that's the "solution" conclusion I came to myself.
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Post by tau_seti » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:33 pm

I think I was successful. On startup, the firmware indicator goes by MUCH faster than it used to (2.26 vs 1.666). I literally had to use the slow motion video on my iPhone to see it. Is that normal?.

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Post by mt3 » Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:17 am

tau_seti wrote:I think I was successful. On startup, the firmware indicator goes by MUCH faster than it used to (2.26 vs 1.666). I literally had to use the slow motion video on my iPhone to see it. Is that normal?.
Wow. Amazing eyes!
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Since ver 2.0, the firmware version can be displayed by pressing INIT + CLOCK.

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Post by maltemark » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:27 pm

Has anyone else experienced corruption of EEPROM data for the PH mk1 expander? I think I might have fallen victim of this somehow...

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Post by mt3 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:33 pm

maltemark wrote:Has anyone else experienced corruption of EEPROM data for the PH mk1 expander? I think I might have fallen victim of this somehow...
Can you elaborate?

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Post by spilthyfred » Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:21 am

mt3 wrote:
0BSRVR wrote:Update:

I'm sorted!!!!


So, screw MLAB IPE V5.05!!! I uninstalled it then downloaded MPLABX IPE V 4.05 and it updated the Pickit3 firmware automatically. Then then hammer update worked on the first attempt.


Thanks to Robotopsy, MT3, and debolish for their videos and info.


Get Version 4.05 for Mac OS here.
http://www.microchip.com/development-to ... ds-archive


:nana:
Yes, that's the "solution" conclusion I came to myself.
:tu:
For anyone stuck in a similar pickle, I just ran into the same problem with my Argos Bleak and this was also the solution on Windows 10. ^

Thanks OBSRVR :yay:

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Post by synonymist » Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:56 pm

spilthyfred wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:21 am
mt3 wrote:
0BSRVR wrote:Update:

I'm sorted!!!!


So, screw MLAB IPE V5.05!!! I uninstalled it then downloaded MPLABX IPE V 4.05 and it updated the Pickit3 firmware automatically. Then then hammer update worked on the first attempt.


Thanks to Robotopsy, MT3, and debolish for their videos and info.


Get Version 4.05 for Mac OS here.
http://www.microchip.com/development-to ... ds-archive


:nana:
Yes, that's the "solution" conclusion I came to myself.
:tu:
For anyone stuck in a similar pickle, I just ran into the same problem with my Argos Bleak and this was also the solution on Windows 10. ^

Thanks OBSRVR :yay:
More thanks to 0BSRVR. Today I finally updated my PH3 firmware with my old Mac laptop. Between the info in this thread and the IME instructional video, I was able to do it easily. Thank you! :cloud:

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