Fully-detailed instructions for assembly and test of the PIC-EL Kit.
Assembly / Test Manual
AmQRP PIC-EL Team:
Craig Johnson AA0ZZ - designer
Section 1: Introduction -- What the PIC-EL Kit is.
Section 2: Parts List -- A photo and description of everything supplied in the kit.
Section 3: Test Points - Describes how to make the test points for easy checkout.
Section 4: Capacitors - All capacitors are added first.
Section 5: Resistors - All resistors are next added to the board.
Section 6: Diodes - All the diodes are added at this stage..
Section 7: LEDs - The four red LEDs are added in this section.
Section 8: Transistors - Three types of transistors are used.
Section 9: Connectors - I/O, I/O, it's off to work we go.
Section 10: Controls - These components allow you to interface to the board.
Section 11: Checkout with Test Program - This neat program is great feedback for successful kit assembly!
Section 12: Installing FPP - Install the programming software called "FPP" onto your PC
Section 13: Programming a PIC - How to use FPP to burn a software program into a PIC.
Section 14: In Case of Trouble - When all else fails ... "whatcha gonna do?"
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