Frequently Asked Questions

How does the PIC® MCU connect to a PC?

A level converter should be used to convert the TTL (0-5V_ levels that the PIC operates with to the RS-232 voltages (+/- 3-12V) used by the PIC. The following is a popular configuration using the MAX232 chip as a level converter.

Connecting a PIC to a PC

C-Aware IDE Demo
Textbook to Learn C for PIC
C Workshop Compiler