Getting Started with PIC Microcontrollers

COURSE DESCRIPTION: An overview of the Microchip PIC families of microcontrollers with the tool options to develop the firmware. Installation, configuration, and setup of tool suites. We will go thru the steps to set up, create, and build your first project.


  • PIC Families 8 bit 16 bit DSC 32 bit
  • Hardware Peripherals
  • Development Environments
  • Languages - Assembly Language, C Compilers, Basic Compilers, Other Languages
  • Installing MPLABX on YOUR Computer
  • How to Install Compilers on YOUR Computer
  • Creating Your First Project
  • Compiling Your Project Code
  • Debugging Your Code
  • Hardware Tools for Programming and Debugging
  • Programming Parts

MATERIALS: A CD containing a PDF of the presentation


REQUIRED: Students should bring their own computer. Payment 1 week in advance.

FEE: $350.00 per person

ACCEPTED PAYMENT: Check, PayPal, or Credit Card.

DURATION OF COURSE: Seven (7) hours - 1 session.

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