7Available from Microchip http://www.microchip.com. The PICkit 2 programmer costs about $35. The PICkit 2 starter kit includes the programmer, software, demo board, and a tutorial. Current price is about $50. If you have not programmed a PIC before, you should consider getting the starter kit. You can then test out the programming software with known good hardware on the demo board provided using the lessons that Microchip provides before building the ultimatic adapter.