Quote Originally Posted by Andy.wpg View Post
THIS is the one I got - it has been a fabulous programmer. In fact, I have bought a lot of stuff from Sure and never had anything even approaching a problem. Your mileage (of course) may vary.
I have the best of both - I have a real Microchip PICkit 2 with this particular ZIF socket board - works great and supports some of the other PICs used here on other projects. You can get the ZIF board separately for about $10 - well worth it - just remove the top plate because it just gets in the way.