SparkFun said:Many of the PICs have similar naming schemes:
16F84 is the flash version - you can program and reprogram it
16C84 is the OTP - one time programmable - unless you feel like buying alot of these, steer clear
Look at this bunch of PIC programmers @ https://www.olimex.com/dev/index.htmlfalleafd said:Do you know any programmer that we can build ourselves with ease, but suitable for many kinds of PIC? I know one but it's only use for F family.