PIC Demonstration Board

A PCB plus software which interface to standard alphanumeric displays and transmit serial data (e.g. to a PC). This is a great way to get started with the Microchip PIC microcontrollers. Ideal for schools/colleges, beginners and experts alike.

Maplin Electronics issue 113 May 1997


Suits 18pin PICs.
e.g. 16C554,6,8, 16C61,71,710,711, 16C84.

Drives standard alphanumeric displays.
e.g 8x1, 16x1, 16x2, 20x2, 20x4, 40x2,.

9600 baud serial transmission.

Software sends text to display and PC.

Great start to PIC programming using the display/PC to display progress via standard subroutines.

PIC Demonstration PCB
Parts available from author:


post + packing


pic_demo.asm (7K)