The melabs programmer software is compatible with the standard Microchip HEX
format files. Any assembler or compiler for PICmicros can be used to
create the program, including MPASM, "C", or PICBASIC PRO™.
The same software that controls the U2 Programmer can be used with all models
of our programmers, including EPIC parallel port programmers and melabs Serial
Programmer. The software can even control multiple programmers on one
The software allows you to set configuration bits on the PIC with an
easy-to-use list of options. Each configuration option is selectable in a
drop-down list. Configuration data may be read from a hex file or from a
The consolidated view-memory window lets you view each section of memory in
the PIC with a click.
A formidable list of
options allow you to customize the way you
interact with the software. You control what areas of the device are
erased, programmed, and verified. Save mouse clicks with options like
"Disable completion messages" and "Erase before
The programmer's firmware can be upgraded electronically with the click of
the mouse. You don't have to worry about whether your hardware is
compatible when purchasing a software upgrade. Any required firmware changes will be
included in the purchased upgrade.