Hardware Debuggers PICkit 3 In-Circuit Debugger

Description of product


Microchip Technology PICkit™ 3 In-Circuit Debugger / Programmer (PG164130) allows debugging and programming of PIC® microcontrollers and dsPIC® digital signal controllers. The PG164130 uses the powerful graphical user interface of the MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE). 

The Microchip PG164130 PICkit 3 Debug Express tool features USB full-speed interface, real-time execution, diagnostic LEDs, read/write program and data memory of microcontroller, erase of program memory space with verification, Programmer-to-Go, and freeze-peripherals at breakpoint.


  • USB (Full speed 12Mbits/s interface to host PC)
  • Real-time execution
  • MPLAB IDE compatible (free copy included)
  • Built-in over-voltage/short circuit monitor
  • Firmware upgradeable from PC/web download
  • Totally enclosed
  • Supports low voltage to 2.0 volts (2.0V to 6.0V range)
  • Diagnostic LEDs (power, busy, error)
  • Read/write program and data memory of microcontroller
  • Erase of program memory space with verification
  • Freeze-peripherals at breakpoint
  • Program up to 512K byte flash with the Programmer-to-Go