Free PCB Sunday: PIC and AVR programming adapter

Posted on Sunday, February 28th, 2010 in Free PCBs by Ian

We go through a lot of prototype PCBs, and end up with lots of extras that we’ll never use. Every Sunday we give away a few PCBs from one of our past or future projects, or a related prototype. PCBs by Seeed Studio.

This is a PIC and AVR programming adapter for the Bus Pirate (through-hole version). It has a 5pin PIC-ICSP header and a 6pin AVR-ISP header. It also includes a small 13volt boost-converter power supply. A 13volt VPP supply is required to program PIC 12/16/18F microcontrollers. We though it might be useful for clearing the RESET fuse in AVRs too, but that part isn’t going to work (it still has a handy 2×3 ISP connector for programming AVRs though).

We’re giving away two PCBs this week. Just ask for one in the comments.

Some stuff:

  • Yes, we’ll mail it anywhere in the world!
  • Be sure to use a real e-mail in the address field so we can contact you for shipping info.
  • First come, first serve. If we can’t contact the first commenters we move down the list, so you could consider making a request even if it looks like all the PCBs are gone.
  • Limit one PCB per address per month.
  • Like everything else on this site, PCBs are offered without warranty.

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18 Responses to “Free PCB Sunday: PIC and AVR programming adapter”

  1. poshpaws says:

    Oh me please .. need the high voltage erase a few wedged avrs

  2. tayken says:

    Want one! :)

  3. brett says:

    yes please Ian !

  4. Chris says:

    woo Id love one :)

  5. Allan says:


  6. Wil says:

    Can I have one ? Please …

  7. Adam says:

    I’d love one of these :)

  8. Jay says:

    Can I have one this time please?

  9. Peter Johnston says:

    Yes please!

  10. Vilmantas says:

    hello, i want buy, i live in europe, i pay shipping and for pcb

  11. Rahul says:

    One PCB for me as well !

  12. raul zanardo says:

    one will be nice :D

  13. Adam says:

    I’d love one.

  14. werejag says:

    id love one

  15. Richard says:

    I’ve actually been looking for a programmer like this. I could definitely use it!

  16. Justa says:


    Bumped into this while checking bus-pirate info..

    I’m right in the MIDDLE of ordering a bus-pirate on Seeedstudio; this’d be an awesome addition !

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