Questions tagged [eeprom]

Acronym: Electrically Erasable, Programmable Read-Only Memory. Sometimes used with Flash parts that are similar to old EEPROM parts.

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understanding data semantics and diagram

According to http://www.auto-diagnostics.info/pdf/ford_eectch98.pdf page 10, "The 8361 ROM chip contains 8k bytes of program memory plus 128 bytes of additional RAM." I found two diagrams ...
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How to store the last counting value in EEPROM in ATmega8 after power failure

I written a program to store the last counting value according to ATmega8 datasheet. but it didn't save the last value. The counter variable went to zero after power failure. Please check the ...
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AT24C32 as a replace?

i want to make this part of circuit . It uses 24AA32A IC. Can i use AT24C32 instead . im worry about A0, A1 and A2. my question : if i want to use 24C32 , to work exactly like 24AA32 i should not ...
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How to configure the FlexMemory of NXP Kinetis MKE18F to be used as an EEPROM to store data on System power OFF?

I was trying to configure the Flash module of NXP MKE18F512VLL16 MCU to be used as an EEPROM. I followed the attached application note from NXP(AN5338) "How to use FlexMemory as D-Flash and ...
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Reading EEPROM memory (Winbond W25M02GV) with FT4222H USB bridge

I would like to read an EEPROM Memory (SPI Flash Winbond) using an FTDI USB/SPI bridge (FT4222H). I developed a c++ application that connects to the FTDI and reads data from the memory(and using the ...
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Can I use a 16bit memory with an 8 bit processor?

The address bus is typically a double octet wide (i.e. 16-bit), due to practical and economical considerations. This implies a direct address space of only 64 kB on most 8-bit processors This quote ...
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How can I access more than 15 addresses of data from my 8 bit incomplete computer?

Last year I started researching upon how computers work, so I started making one, at least on paper last month, but I ran into a serious problem that isn't getting a satisfying answer from any article ...
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Do EEPROMs lose their data over time?

For example 8x8 small image stored on eeprom will get corrupt over time? I've seen somewhere eeproms losing their data over time like vhs tapes.
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EEPROM only retaining a value for a short duration

Background I have a product that includes an SPI EEPROM connected to a Microcontroller. Address 0 if the EEPROM contains what we call the status word. In production the value of the status word is set ...
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How does a CRC check work between a microcontroller and EEPROM?

I have communication between an EEPROM and a microprocessor over SPI and I want to take care of data integrity. Could you please confirm my below understanding? I have a data which I want to write in ...
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EEPROM chip always toggling bit when reading

I have a parallel EEPROM, the AT29C020 (doc: http://pdf.datasheetcatalog.com/datasheet/atmel/DOC0291.PDF) In order to read it I'm using an ATMega8535 as it has enough pins. At first I thought reading ...
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Possible to buy Atmega328p with programmed Flash and EEPROM?

I've recently upgraded my old project that goes to mass production (a pair of thousand pieces, pretty niche). Previously I used DIP atmega328p, which were manually programmed in China. I sent them a ...
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Problem in editing EEPROM of MLX90614ESF sensor , pic 18f4620 , I2C communication

I want to edit Tomax and Tomin in the EEPROM 0x00h and <...
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Increasing Address Lines [closed]

I have stumbled into a problem where I need more address lines in my eeprom, my eeprom only has 15 address lines and I need atleast 28 address line for my project. What would you suggest I do? I need ...
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Brown-out detection with an external clock ATmega1280

I'm using ATmega1280 with an external clock and I have some questions about the "safe operating area" for preventing EEPROM corruption with BOD. The external clock is: Crystals 14.7456MHz ...
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EEPROM being both “programmable” and “read-only”

Since it is called programmable, I tend to think that it should also be named with the write option. What is the deal here?
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Manual EEPROM Programming Problem

I have a 28c256-25 EEPROM that I have created a breadboard circuit to program. The datasheet says after the address is set and the data is put on the I/O pins, a low pulse on /WE while /OE and /CE are ...
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Not able to read from EEPROM 25A512

I have been struggling some time trying to read data from my EEPROM 25A512. I'm using a STM32F407IGT to access the EEPROM via SPI, but no luck reading or writing. The SPI is configured using CUBE MX ...
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Where can I find the EEPROM memory in STM32 Nucleo F401RE?

I'm looking for to store and read values on STM32 Nucleo F401RE and I need to find which sector and begin address to start with. I did watch a tutorial how to do, but he's using another STM32 board. ...
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Validation of data in electronics

Suppose, I have data which is stored in some EEPROM memory. The EEPROM is connected via an I2C interface to a microcontroller, and this microcontroller is connected to an RF receiver circuit. Assume ...
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Simulation / Emulation of an I2C EEPROM MEMORY (M24LC16B)

I'm using iBurner3.2 I2C Bus EEPROM Programmer to write and read from an I2C EEPROM MEMORY (24LC16B) using COM Port, I want to simulate the behavior of this specific I2C EEPROM, is there any software ...
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How to debug this I2C hard fault?

I am using an STM32F103C8T6, STM32CubeIDE with HAL. During accessing an LCD (1602), with I2C, I get a hard fault. I try to debug it, but somehow I don't see the stack. See the following screenshot: ...
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Using Raspberry Pi to write to an EEPROM

I've been trying to use a Raspberry Pi as an EEPROM programmer, and I haven't had much luck. The EEPROM in question is the AT28C64B, and I have yet to be able to write anything to it even manually. I'...
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Interface USB and SPI flash (Boot PC from SPI)

Basically I am looking for a way to boot a PC from SPI flash. I'm talking about average AMD/Intel desktop mainboards. BIOS is already on SPI, but I need a way to also put the kernel and maybe initrd ...
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EEPROM converted to DRAM?

Can we use a EEPROM cell for DRAM ? simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab This is an EEPROM cell. Can we use multiple cells of this type to create a DRAM?
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What happens with a parallel EEPROM data bus when the address is changed?

I have a parallel EEPROM chip (AT28C256 to be precise). I keep the OE and CE lines low. Some address is set at the address bus. What happens on the data bus when I flip one address bit? Does it ...
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EEPROM with counter [closed]

I want to have and EEPROM with the address connected to a counter. For my purposes, this(https://eater.net/datasheets/28c256.pdf) EEPROM will suffice. However, I need a counter to go along with it. I ...
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ft24c02a EEPROM Raspberry Pi I2C issues reading

I have a digital scale that I am trying to take apart and feed the weight into a raspberry Pi. The digital scale has a FT24C02A EEPROM that is I2C enabled. I am guessing that the weight is calculated ...
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EEPROM returns 0 while trying to read anything

I'm using a CC2652r to try to read and write to an MX25R8035F EEPROM using SPI. I'm using the build in SPI driver to try and communicate with the EEPROM but while the drivers says it succeeded the ...
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Why is my program stored in flash memory instead of EEPROM in ATmega328?

As I was going through the differences (basically they are same, but they still have some differences) between flash memory and EEPROM here, I figured out that the flash memory can handle lesser ...
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pic18f4550 header file error

I am working on eeprom, i am getting the error as follow In file included from spi.c:65: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip\xc8\v2.10\pic\include\pic18f4550.h:1726:3: error: typedef redefinition with ...
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EEPROM Read Operation Always Returns 0xFF

I'm working with a AT24C04 EEPROM which communicates with a LPC1768 MCU on a I2C bus. I try to write a 8 bit data (0xF0) on the 0x00 Address of the memory but when I want to read the content of this ...
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PIC16F7X I2C Issues With 24AA01/24LC01B EEPROM

I have an existing PCB that is no longer supported by the manufacturer and has been plagued with software issues for years. So i don't have much control over how the board is laid out and what ...
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Secure storage of Data in external EEPROM

I am working in designing of a prepaid energy meter. One of the most things I should store are (private key, credit and cumulative energy). The private key is stored only once. The credit and ...
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Can we not simply connect a battery to a RAM to prevent data loss during power cuts?

So, I was just wondering about how volatile memory storage loses data when the power to them is cut off. But can we not solve that problem by using a battery in conjunction with a RAM and a ROM and ...
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Looking for a way to re-program 16x2 LCD display EEPROM font

Some time ago I've seen this topic - asking where does the fonts stored in 16x2 (1602) LCD display. Does a 16x2 LCD display has its own EEPROM? I'm really interested in this, and didn't find any ...
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Combine two 8bit EEPROM to make 16bit EEPROM

I am working on building a computer out of logic chips. I want to use an EEPROM as the instruction memory. However, my EEPROM's only has 8bits data output, but I want my instructions to be 16bits long....
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Is it possible to use PIC10Fxx internal flash to store data between deep sleep?

I want to store a single bit with rare rewrite. It's possible for STM32 without EEPROM, but how about PIC microcontroller? And is there examples with configuration and code?
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Adapt EEPROM EMULATOR STM32F103VE

I'm working with STM32F103VE and STM32F746, and i want to use my Flash memory as EEPROM EMULATOR for writing and reading data easily. I have searched for axemples of Emulation of EEPROM for my board ...
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Designing a Carry lookahead unit using EEPROMs, creates osclillator

I have read something about CLUs (Carry lookahead units) and want to build one. I have settled on design using eeproms as adders ...
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Why bad data is read from SPI Flash

I have a device in which there is a SPI flash and a I2C EEPROM, W25Q256JV (32MB) and AT24C1024 (1MB) respectively. The MCU writes data packets in the flash fifo and saves its read write pointers in ...
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Are there any Programmable ROMs, that don't need specialist hardware to program [closed]

I have an idea for a digital circuit. It needs a ROM, one that I can use on bread board. I have no programming hardware (I have RS232 serial, I²C, I may at a stretch be able to get hold of an Arduino ...
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Amtel ATtiny EEPROM partially erased on power cycle

I have a Digistump with an Amtel ATtiny85 MCU. I can flash the MCU's EEPROM with an ISP programmer no problem. The chip works fine, the bootloader runs and the user program executes correctly. ...
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How is the common anode 7-segment display in Ben Eater's setup working?

First question in this community, and I'm a beginner when it comes to circuits. In Ben Eater's video on using an EEPROM for combinational logic, he uses the output of an EEPROM to drive a common anode ...
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How is an EEPROM different from a Flash memory? [duplicate]

I am trying to understand the terminology used for various non-volatile memory chips for example as EEPROM and Flash. Is there any preference to use the word EEPROM or Flash for specific type of ...
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Help understanding table in SAM E54 Datasheet

I apologize if this isn't the right place to ask this question, but I'm having trouble interpreting a table in the SAM E54 datasheet. I am trying to configure the size of the SmartEEPROM on an ...
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What's the difference between 1kb(64x16) and 1kb(128x8) for EEPROM memory size?

In addition to the question in the title, I have the following subquestions: I'm guessing 64x16 means something like 64 cells of 16 bytes each. Is this accurate? What is the significance (if any) of ...
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Put saved data in flash of STM32 at the end of all other sections

I want to emulate EEPROM over flash of STM32F103. Is there a way to use all free flash instead of the only page? How can I initialize starting point of my EEPROM emulation so that it would be after ...
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DALI Commissioning reduction

Is there any way I can reduce the DALI commissioning? I have an Occupancy sensor, photo sensor and a switch which are DALI devices. So every time when I turn on the device it goes for commissioning ...
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How to program i2c eeprom by hand?

I have a 24c02 eeprom and I want to program it. But I don't have Arduino or any microcontroler. I saw a video about program eeprom by hand, but they are parallel eeprom. This is the link of that video:...

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