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Pic replacement for Pic16F84(A)

Discussion in 'Microcontrollers' started by Frank G., Jul 5, 2017.

  1. Frank G.

    Frank G. New Member

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    Hi!

    It has been a while that I programmed the Pic16F84 or 84A.

    Has it been replaced with a new one or is it still being used?

    Thanks
    Frank G.
     
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    be80be Well-Known Member

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    lots better and cheaper but you can still get them a 16f628 works better.
     
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    Pommie Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    I prefer the 16F88 as this is pin compatible but with internal oscillator and analogue inputs. Any code will need modifying but if you're writing from scratch it should be fine. There are now much better and cheaper ones but it depends on your needs.

    Mike.
     
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  5. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    They were replaced long ago, well back in the last century!.

    The 16F628 was the replacement for them, but far more modern (and pin compatible) devices are available - personally my PIC of choice now is the 16F1827, a modern enhanced version of the 84.
     
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  6. Frank G.

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    Thanks, Mike.

    Yes, I agree that the 16F88 is better.

    I use to use pic a lot, But got hooked on Ardunio uno and now Ardunio Maga 2560.
    I want to get back on the pic.

    believe it or not, I am not a programmer, but built many robots and electronics stuff with the pic and Ardunio.
    Too bad the pic is not supported as well as the Ardunio is.

    I currently use the PicBasic Pro Compiler.

    Do you know if there is an assembly language converter to 'C' language?

    I have a few programs I would like to convert.

    Thanks

    Frank G.
     
  7. Ian Rogers

    Ian Rogers Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    I normally do it myself because converting ASM to C is very inefficient..
    It's easier to embed the ASM into C...
     
  8. Frank G.

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    That is great
    You know I've has seen that before now that you mention it.
    I learn assembly first, then 'C' to get my project done / but to say I I'm a programmer not really.
    To be a programmer you should be able to sit down and start programming.
    I have a motor control program that I would like to modify or add to.
    I might need some help.

    Thanks
    Frank G.
     
  9. Ian Rogers

    Ian Rogers Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Post it! Someone may help a little..
     

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