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Salvaged smd micro controlers. Answered

Hello everyone, i just salvaged some great finds i think i have a surface mount PIC16F72-1/SO and a PIC16F877A, plus a few other componets. i am wondering what do i need to be able to program and use these PIC's i have very limited knowledge on micro controlers, i am currently learning with the Arduino UNO. and help would be appreciated. and also i have salvaged some other parts kia324f "quad amp" will this work like the more commonly used op amp's i see in other instructables, ATMEL346 not sure what i can use this for. i have more parts that i am unsure of what if anything i can use them for but i dont want to bother everyone with my list =) ill try and post them a little at a time. and agian thank you in advance for your information.

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gmoon
gmoon

5 years ago

Microcontrollers in commercial products are often "pre-programmed" by the uC manufacturer--and the programming "protected" by fuse settings that prevent dumping or rewriting the memory space.

That's not to say yours are such, but it's a distinct possibility...