There is a tool called avrsvf that can be used to convert .hex file to .svf for JTAG programming of AVR devices. The tool, however, does not support XMEGA devices. Is there a similar tool for XMEGAs?


http://www.avrfreaks.net/index.php?name=PNphpBB2&file=printview&t=92797&start=0[AVR forum][1]

on this page there is a link at the bottom by someone but it might not be for the one specific device he made it for.

So I didnt find any hex-svf converter for xmega A series. I wrote a little utility (win consol): http://www.vfx.hu/avr/xmegasvf-111029.zip Supported ATxmega128A1 only.

To do: - eeprom read/verify - lock bits read/verify - TCK period handler - all chip erase


I am not vfx nor do i know if this actually works, but it seems like using a bootloader + FLIP should work if that program doesn't. Although I assumed you can't load a bootloader onto your xmega. http://www.batsocks.co.uk/readme/XMegaExamples.htm http://www.atmel.com/images/doc8429.pdf

Good luck.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Thank you for answering! What do you mean by "seems like a bootloader+FLIP"? \$\endgroup\$ – avakar Feb 26 '14 at 6:42
  • \$\begingroup\$ unfinished thought, editing. \$\endgroup\$ – Jeff Wurz Feb 26 '14 at 15:17

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