Basic information about the MPLAB® PM3 unit is show below. For more details, see the MPLAB PM3 web page for the user's guide.
- General Specifications
- Push Buttons (Keys)
- Indicator Lights (LEDs) and Buzzer
- ICSP Header and Cable Pinout
|Power Supply||20.3 W Dual Output +3.3 VDC/5 A, +5.0 VDC/0.75 A, w/ 5-pin Mini Din plug|
|USB Cable||USB A-B M-M cable, 6 feet|
|Serial Cable||RS-232 DB9 (1 end male, 1 end female)|
|ICSP Cable||18" 15-pin, 22 AWG Super Flex Stranded Series 200 wire leads
with 2 x 7 keyed housing
|Pin Drivers||40 Universal pin drivers capable of supplying Vdd, Vpp, I/O, Ground|
|Diagnostics||Power supply, CPUs, FPGA, CPLD|
Push Buttons (Keys)
The MPLAB PM3 provides four keys for navigation of text on the LCD in standalone mode.
|<ESC>||Return to the previous menu or entry|
|<Up>||Moves the selection bar up one line each time it is pressed|
|<Down>||Moves the selection bar down one line each time it is pressed|
|<Enter>||Performs the selected function|
Indicator Lights (LEDs) and Buzzer
Two indicator lights (LEDs) are located on the front of the programmer. A buzzer, for audio indication, is incorporated into the programmer as well.
Status LED Indications
|Red||Booting up, Programming Failed, Other Error|
Power LED Indications
|Off||Programmer not powered|
ICSP™ Header and Cable Pinout
MPLAB PM3 comes equipped with an ICSP pin header and cable. You can locate this under the place where a socket module would be installed. The header configuration can be found in the figure (viewed from above on the MPLAB PM3) and the cable color and signal designations are listed in the table.
|10||White with Blue Stripe||Test|
Information on using ICSP for a specific device is described in the device’s programming specification. You can find programming specifications on the Microchip Technology web site.