A tool to program microcontrollers and/or programmable logic.

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Programming an EPROM using 8085 kit

I need to program an EPROM/EEPROM with the code for an 8085. I do not have a programmer. I can't buy one. But I have access to an 8085 kit. Can I use it to program the EPROM/EEPROM via an interface? ...
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A better programmer for PIC microcontroller?

I work with a project which uses PIC32 and PIC24 controllers.My setup has a Console board(PIC32) which communicates with 3 slave boards(PIC24) over RS485. I have two projects -One for Console and ...
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Suddenly program is not burning

I write a code for my MCU ckt and burn it in my MCU. I edit that code several times and burn . It cause no problem. Suddenly when I add a for loop in my code, when I tried to burn my code, it says " ...
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Why can't I use my AVR programmer with serial functions?

I recently created a project in which I made my own AVR test bed based on the Arduino Uno. I used the ATmega 328P and I have set up all the fuses for the external clock and the Arduino IDE to ...
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PIC programmer, need to replace few components

I am building a PIC micro-controller programmer named Brenner8: http://www.sprut.de/electronic/pic/projekte/brenner8/ Although, it needs a BF959 transistor for (Q8), and BAT43 diodes for (D1,D2,D4) ...
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Customized PICKit cant write data in PIC12F629

I have a PICkit 2 Microcontroller Programmer, but it is not exactly the one that microchip is selling as PICkit2, i bought it because there is nothing else in my area , anyway ,It has USB that connect ...
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Pocket AVR Programmer + PIC32MX

Is it possible (and how) to program a PIC32MX chip with a pocket AVR programmer?
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Programming FabISP Attiny44 with Arduino

Is there a way to program the Attiny44 on a FabISP board using an Arduino board? I read through a few online tutorials, and the ones that even mention using the Arduino as an ISP for an Attiny44 don't ...
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How to program Atmega 328P - PU

I want to upload lines of code ( with c files, not sketches ). But sadly I don't own any programmers and only posses the Arduino UNO board. Since I want to program in c code, I can't make used the ...
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Is a pic 16f877a reprogrammable

I have just finished a basic lesson in electronics, an i have become interested in micro-controller programming. I have decided i would learn on the PIC micro-controller because it looks simple and ...
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Problem when connect ProPIC2 and USB to Parallel port adapter

I have a ProPIC 2 programmer which needs parallel port (DB25) to work but I don't have in my notebook that port (SO: Windows 8), so I'm using a USB-Parallel adapter. When I connect the device it ...
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Memory Problems

I've been having some problems with memory ICs, specifically Flash and EEPROM. I've had some experience with the 7400 series for some time...logic gates are pretty straightforward. Input something, ...
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RxD TxD equivalent pins in USB

I want to build a USB Programmer currently for AT89C51. I am stuck on how to make it communicate with PC. In RS232, the RxD TxD pins are straight forward, we just need to use Logic Level Converter to ...
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GAL PLD programmer using arduino?

PLDs are simplest programmable devices. I was trying to make some programmer with arduino or AVR series microcontroller. I Know the intel hex file and have generated AT89s51 series programmer. I was ...
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DIY AVR JTAG programmer using AVR

I have an AVR Dragon and several AVR MCUs. I recently purchased a BeagleBone Black (Cortex-A8). I'm trying to write my own bootloader. However, this would require a programmer. Can I use an AVR MCU ...
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Test USBasp health

I have just assembled a new USBasp which is a USB programmer for Atmel AVR microcontrollers. Is there any way under Linux to check its health without any other microcontrollers connected to it?
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LTC2498 Temperature Sensor Chip Code via SPI

I would be very grateful for your tips for my present problem definition: I have a microcontroller ATmega128RFA1 with integrated Zigbee with UART-USB(TTL Converter) attached to the PC. From the ...
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Can I program a QUAD SPI Chip with a standard SPI microcontroller?

I have to program a MX25L12835 Quad SPI chip. This is a Quad SPI serial flash. Is it possible to program this using an arduino? Can this be used as a simple 1 channel SPI or can quad SPI interface ...
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Programming several AVR MCUs simultaneously? (with parallel)

I was able to program three ATMEGA32 simultaneously using ISP. In your opinion, can I program several AVRs at once with parallel? Unfortunately, I do not have a parallel programmer. Can you test ...
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Programming an 82S23

I have to program an 82S23. There is surprisingly little documentation on how to do this. There are datasheets that will tell you how to read it, but not burn. I built one following these ...
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Using an Arduino Uno to program AT32UC3B

Is it possible to use the Arduino as a programmer for an Atmel 32 bit microprocessor? I have tried searching for something and was not able to find anything. If anyone could give any insight that ...
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How to connect attiny to serial port so that I can use it with Arduino IDE

I have sucesfully assembled a circuit to use Arduino UNO as a programmer for ATtiny13. However, my plan was to only burn bootloaders to my ATtinys, so that I can program them the very same way I ...
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What do I need to program an ATmega 168?

I use AVR Studio for my compilation and c/c++ code (not arduino).So far I have used a Atmega 2560 development board provided by Nex robotix. I have ISP programmers of the following sorts... AVRISP ...
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Program w/ 2 loops and timing and such

So let's say i have a prog that has a fast loop @e 64uS, and a slow loop @e 8mS. If the fast loop takes 34uS to execute do I need to make sure the slow loop can execute in 30uS, so as to not be ...
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Selecting dsPIC33FJ programming pins

I'm getting ready to print up a board for a project using a dsPIC33FJ256GP710A. I've currently got it running on a EasyPic Fusion devboard. I see that there are a bunch of pairs of PGED's and ...
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How to program the nRF24LU1+?

I'm going to buy a nRF24LU1+, which is an RF system with a built-in microcontroller. How do I find out what kind of hardware I need to program this specific chip? The FAQ says: By pulling the ...
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Figuring out the functions of PIC numbers in a data file

I'm using Bumblebee software to interface my Wisp648 PIC programmer. According to the list of supported files for the Wisp, I should be able to program a PIC16F1829. However, that chip isn't supported ...
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Developing for TI's CC430F5137 MCU

I'm developing an embedded systems project (I'm quite new to the area) and I have determined that I want to use the CC430F5137, my problem is: How can I develop for it? From cross-compilation, to ...
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Error while trying to program my ATmega16A with extreme burner

Whenever I want to burn the hex file on my chip, the following error message always appears: Power On Failed Cannot communicate with target chip The programmer I am using is AVR USB ...
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Programming an NXP - LPC1313FBD48

I was planning on flashing my mini os onto my NXP - LPC1313FBD48 (here is a link to where I bought it) but I wasn't really sure how. So I asked but I was told that I would need a serial to usb ...
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avrdude - stk500_cmd(): programmer is out of sync [duplicate]

I am trying to upload a hex file using the ISP sketch on my Arduino to use it as a programmer to program my ATtiny85, but I keep getting error messages from avrdude. After some researching I figured ...
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Which programmer can be used with Matrix flowcode programming package?

I am trying to progam AVR chips using Matrix Flowcode package. Does anyone know which programmer can directly be interfaced with it?
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avrdude error - stk500_paged_write() protocol error

I am using my Arduino Uno as a programmer to program my ATtiny85. I uploaded the ArduinoISP sketch to my Uno. I double checked my wiring, did some googling, but I still can't figure out why I get this ...
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avrdude error - stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0xff

I am using my Arduino Uno as a programmer to program my ATtiny85. I uploaded the ArduinoISP sketch to my Uno. I double checked my wiring, did some googling, but I still can't figure out why I get this ...
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Simplest AVR programmer

I recently fried my AVRISP MKII programmer, so I am looking for a new programmer. What is the best AVR programmer according to the following criteria: Out of the box use Works well with Ubuntu Easy ...
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Why does my AVRISP MKII Programmer not work?

I am using Ubuntu and I am trying to upload a hex file (called src.hex) to my ATtiny85 with my AVRISP MKII programmer with avrdude. But I get a strange error. I run ...
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avrdude - Set programmer's path [duplicate]

I am trying to upload a hex file to my ATtiny85 with my AVR ISP MKII programmer. But avrdude says it cannot find my programmer. How can I find where my (USB) ...
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Error while uploading hex file to AVR uC

I am trying to upload a hex file to an ATtiny85 from Ubuntu by running these commands: ...
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Understanding a circuit label in ICSP programmer for atmega

I am completely new in electronics. I wanted to make a programmer (or burner) to burn my program in my Atmel16a microcontroller. I found a circuit on the internet: (source) Everything is clear, ...
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Compare AVR programming tools

I am dealing with PICs for some time and now I want to learn how to use an AVR. I have 2 MCUs in here, the AT32UC3C2512C-A2UT and the ATXMEGA32A4U-AU but I still dont have any programming tools. In ...
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AVR - How to program an AVR chip in Linux

I recently got an AVRISmkII AVR programmer, and I have an ATtiny85 and ATmega328. I was wondering how I could program these chips (with the programmer) but when I try getting Atmel Studio 6 it is only ...
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How do I transition from using the Arduino IDE to plain avrdude/make?

Part three of a three part series on transitioning from Arduino to a plain AVR microcontroller and minimum supporting components (part one, part two) I already know how to use an Arduino as a ...
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How should one switch from using an Arduino as a programmer to an external programmer?

Part two of a three part series on transitioning from Arduino to a plain AVR microcontroller and minimum supporting components (part one, part three) I've seen a lot of people ask this on the ...
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Programming a PIC with a PIC

I'm building a device with two PICs, a PIC18F46K22 and a PIC16F88. I have a buffer on the 18F46K22 which contains a program that I want to write to the program memory of the 16F88. I can't do this ...
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Arduino bootloading

First of all I am new to Arduino so sorry if I am being a bit stupid. I want to use an atemga 328 32kb tqfp micro controller integrated on a PCB. I understand that the chip does not come with a boot ...
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Atmega 8 is not programming once it is set to external crystal?

I am using Asim Khan's Parallel port Programmer to program my AVR ATmega8 controller. The Problem is when I changes fuse bits to external high speed crystal, then the next time programmer does not ...
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Low priced universal USB ARM JTAG that works with a broad range of devices and SDK's?

Can someone recommend a reliable USB JTAG programmer/debugger for ARM processors, mostly Cortex-M3/M4, from a variety of manufactures like ST, TI, Atmel, and NXP, that will work with Keil, IAR, etc. ...
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FTDI-based programmer works with ATmega but not ATtiny?

I'm using an FTDI-based bit-bang programmer for my AVR MCUs with AVRDUDE. It works perfectly with ATmega32A, but does not work with ATtiny45. The command that I use to try if it works is: ...
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Is there a PIC development tool like Texas Instruments's EZ430‑F2013 to help introduce me to PIC?

I would like to familiarize myself with Microchip's PIC product line and IDE, I don't want anything too basic or cheesy, etc. I can't seem to find a device like Texas Instruments's EZ430‑F2013 USB ...
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Cheapest iButton (1-wire) adaptor/programmer scheme

I want to be able to read and write and program iButton (1-wire) devices mainly DS1990A and EPROMs. The problem is that any driver chips and readers and adapters by maxim are expensive here. Is there ...