Production Programmers:

CCS, Inc. is a company specializing in embedded software and hardware. Development tools are available off-the-shelf for Microchip MCUs and DSCs, that include C compilers, prototyping boards, and programmers. CCS also offers custom design services and a line of embedded ethernet devices, EZ Web Lynx.

Prime8 Production Programmer

The Prime8 production programmer has eight high-speed ISCP jacks for high volume programming. Ideal for production environments, it can operate as a stand-alone production programmer with its USB Flash card reader, or with CCS software on the PC. Program up to 8 devices individually or concurrently.


  • 4.3" Touchscreen LCD user interface to menus and actions when using in standalone mode. Menu in a graphical display for easy icons to read any touch to activate.
  • Aluminum enclosure is a smaller, sleek design and more durable for industrial use.
  • Flash drive readability and faster programming speed.

    Prime8 Advantages:

  • 8 MB Internal Flash for Storing up to 4 Individual & Deployable Programs
  • Up-to 8 selectable targets
  • Can supply up to 200 mA to each target
  • Supports 2.0V to 5V targets
  • Optional PC Control using CCSLOAD Software or using an API other software
  • Green/Pass, Red/Fail simulated LEDs for each target
  • ICSP functionality with CCS C-Aware IDE Compilers
  • Supports all Microchip PIC MCU or Flash Devices
  • Standalone Programmer or Powers & Connects with USB
  • Includes FREE CCSLoad Software
  • Drivers available for Linux and Windows (32 or 64-bit)
  • RoHS Compliant