goyousalukis Posted January 19, 2018 Report Share Posted January 19, 2018 Hey guys, Over 10 years ago, I discovered Thorsten's site and had tons of fun making several of his projects. I haven't touched my midibox stuff in a long time, but I have the bug again. I was amazed to find my username and password still work for this forum! I built a 2 SID MidiBox Sid back then. I want to upgrade it to the latest version. I purchased the PIC 18F4685. So, I have two options to program it. Back in the day, I used the EpicWin programmer from MicroEngineering, and I still have it. Luckily, I still have a winXP machine with a printer port that I can use. I tested it on one of my spare 18F452's, and it burns and verifys correctly. The problem I have is that the dropdown for chip type does not have the 18F4685. It does have the 18F4680, and the 18F4585. I tried both of these, and it programmed and verified. When I go to MIOS Studio 2.4.6 to burn the MIDI Hex, it never detects the core. It tells me to reboot the core, which still doesn't work for me. The strange thing is that I am getting midi information every second, like I remember the old bootloader doing. I get two FF's and an a0 c0 81, every second. So what am I doing wrong? Is there a better chip choice to try and use? I also have a USB PICkit 2 that I never used, but it has the 6 in a row header vs. the 40 pin ZIF that my epic has. I'm not sure how I would hook that up. Thanks for any advice, and it is great to see MidiBox still kicking! Justin Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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