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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SPI software select not staying low

...and a few other things. I am working my way through Geoffrey Brown's book Discovering the STM32 Microcontroller and it's largely been smooth so far. I've come across an exercise where the reader ...
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How does a memory map of a 1K EEPROM look like? [closed]

I am using a 1Kbit: The device is organized as one block of 128 x 8-bit memory. I want to understand how to it's organized and how addresses are structured? Example: I want to store the world "Hello" ...
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How to build a larger ROM using smaller parts?

How can i build a 1024-bit ROM using 512-bit and smaller ROM's? Is it good idea to use a 2:1 MUX and that selects on of 2 512-bit ROM's?
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simplify external I/O memory access with small micro

I was reading atmel's AT28C256 datasheet and it states for a write operation: A low pulse on WE or CE input initiates a write cycle. The address is latched on the falling edge of WE or CE whichever ...
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How to count EEPROM wear cycles when flipping an address back and forth?

I'm trying to determine the life of some EEPROM. I will be erasing a byte (setting to 0x00, clearing a parity bit) as frequently as I will be writing to it. So if setting it to 0x00 counts as a wear ...
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Microcontroller reset

I am facing a problem of micro controller reset, I am thinking of implementing the following to find the function in which it happens, then the root cause. As soon as I enter a function I will ...
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Help identifying this chip (EEPROM?)

I have a circuit board from a Stratasys UPrint SE filament cartridge, and I'm trying to talk to the EEPROM on it. This board is unlike other Stratasys boards that I've seen people hacking with, and ...
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Is there any tool to read/write EEPROM of STM32L from the host?

I'm using STM32L152RTC6 (link to similar MCU line) with a built-in EEPROM (8k). I wonder if there's any tool that allows me to read/write the EEPROM from the host side, other than programming the MCU ...
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Play PCM stored in EEPROM without microcontroller

Is it possible to connect digital-to-audio converter with a EEPROM storing PCM data to play that data with a speaker? I am interested in a solution that does not employ any kind of microcontroller. ...
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What does “full array operation” mean for EEPROM?

What is full array operation as shown in data sheet of AT24C08B: Two-wire Serial EEPROM (page3)? What is application of that full array operation? Please help to clarify.
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Unable to use compiler built-in functions to write to dsPIC EEPROM

As I mentioned here, I've been having issues with EEPROM on dsPIC30F6012A. Since my old EEPROM library was difficult to analyze and support, I went back to square one and rewrote it using the new (...
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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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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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Analog Bistable Memory

I am looking for a device which I do not know exists. I would like to store the state of a number of analog switches, perhaps driven by a D Type Flip Flop. I'd like to drive the flip flop and set ...
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Would a parallel EEPROM ever output a value that it does not contain?

I understand that when the address input to a parallel EEPROM changes from A to B, the output may show results that aren't the contents of either A or B, for a few nanoseconds. Are these spurious ...
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How to select specific programmer from multiple when using flashrom

I have 4 CH341A programmers connected to my laptop. They are all connected to the same USB hub. Reading the content of a SPI EEPROM works fine. How do I select the programmer (of these 4) to be used ...
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I2C-ATMEGA328p as Master and 24LC256 as slave

So i am trying to establish a connection between ATMEGA328p as Master and 24LC256 EEPROM Chip using I2C protocol. Clock is set to 100KHz SDA and SCK lines are pulled up to Vcc using 4.7K Ohm ...
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Shift address of eeprom? [closed]

I'm working with a device that reads and writes to an eeprom via I2C. It automatically uses a starting address at the bottom (beginning) and I cannot change this. But this device uses a fairly small ...
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M24LR16-E I2C EEPROM not detected during I2C scanning device

I am using the M24LR16-E EEPROM which is an I2C device: http://www.st.com/content/ccc/resource/technical/document/datasheet/56/58/3c/91/80/a4/49/89/DM00031737.pdf/files/DM00031737.pdf/jcr:content/...
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Reading and Writing to FRAM fails

I'm using the following eeprom FM25CL64 http://www.tme.eu/at/Document/f170062ad2f9464359d3dc53837256d8/fm25cl64ds_r3_2.pdf I try to write data, read data by polling but it stays in infinite loop and ...
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ATmega48PA power consumption during EEPROM write

PLEASE, PLEASE! My question is about power consumption of the CPU during EEPROM write NOT about the power supply! PLEASE! Thank you! I have a device (ATmega48PA) powered through a 150k resistor ...
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PIC32 and I2C EEPROM interface problems

I am writing code for a PIC32MX250F128B to interface with the Microchip 24LC02B EEPROM with I2C interface. I have followed the datasheet of the EEPROM, the PIC32 and section 24 of the PIC32 family ...
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Check content of EEPROM during run-time like Visual Studio

In Visual Studio, when we try to read memory location, we add breakpoints and run step by step to see what is getting read or written to a memory location. Is there a similar way, we can do it in ...
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ATmega328p and USB conection to PC

I posted the same question on StackOverflow and I was redirected here. For my project I need to be able to program the eeprom of an Atmega 328p via an USB to PC. I tried to incorporate an USBasp ...
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Writing 3 bytes data in EEPROM

In pic18f45k80, the datasheet says one can read and write a byte (8bit) data in EEPROM. I need to write 3 bytes data at once and read it back at once because that 3 bytes data consists of two ...
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Arduino EEPROM store multiple data

I just need a small help to completed my project. As my output is printing 2 result but only 1 output is saving to the eeprom. How can I save multiple data into eeprom? I'm just showing the setup and ...
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Working principle of floating gate tunneling oxide

Floating gate tunneling oxide (FLOTOX) is used in electrically alterable rom. Tunneling of charge takes place through tunneling oxide into the floating gate. What is the working principle of this? How ...
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How to effectively tackle long page write in EEPROM

I'm using C18 compiler and 24LC256 EEPROM. I would like to know how to handle Rollover case in terms of large EEPROM write.I'm writing a Routine that writes 120 Bytes every half an hour and i would ...
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Parallel NOR Flash ROM in-system programming issue (Micron M29F160)

I'm attempting to program a Micron M29F160 Flash ROM (datasheet) that is memory-mapped into a larger system, and I want to program it from the external interface of that system, but I can't seem to ...
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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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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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Replacing SD card by using EEPROM

I am using the mbed platform and to be specific, NUCLEO L073RZ. To log data, I am using SDFileSystem.cpp that is officially supported by mbed (you can find the link ...
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Separate calibration values from program

I am working on a device with an internal pump. Due to small differences in the pump's motor speed, I have to calibrate the pump. The result is a value between 0 and 1 (PWM duty cycle). The PWM is ...
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Problems programming a 29GL256

I've been experimenting with Python scripts and using an Teensy 2.0 ++ to program different flash memories. So far I've found a script to program a 29GL128, which works perfectly, but I'm trying to ...
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EEPROM in Simulator for Microchip Pic18f

When programming a Microcontroller from Microchip using Pic18F and using XC8 Compiler, can i use Simulator to test / verify it ? ...
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EEPROM for PXIe card [closed]

I am working with an home made PXIe card. The PXie controller is a PEX8311. The EEPROM used to save name and configuration registers is a 93C66. I need more user space to save calibration data and ...
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What is the purpose of SRAM in the DS1307 RTC chip and the onboard AT24C32N EEPROM chip??

I am going to interface a RTC to PIC18F and before doing so, I'd like to clear some doubts regarding the module and its connections. I am using the "Tiny RTC" as shown in this link!. The following ...
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PIC : EEPROM not write properly to 0xFF in PIC18F67K22 controller

I am writing values from 0x50 to 0x3ff in EEPROM of pic18f67k22. Whenever eeprom is getting full, I am writing 0xFF and then after write my data from 0x50 location. but some time eeprom is not write ...
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Storing data to NVRAM

I'm designing an 8 bit computer, and one of the tricky parts is streamlining the loading of the small "OS" (read collection of routines) into the 32kB NVRAM that I will use instead of an EPROM. I was ...
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Why there are AC timing characteristics but not DC in I2C interfaced chip?

I'm quite newbie in electronics, and I'd like to learn why there are AC timing characteristics to this particular EEPROM (24LC512) that I'm using but none for DC? Does AC timing constraints apply to ...
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What happens when a microcontroller does continuous read openration on an EEPROM IC?

I am currently doing testing on a product. The pcb consists of an EEPROM IC AT93C46. I connected the Oscilloscope probe to the Chip select pin, Clock, Data In and Data Out. From referring the wave ...
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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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What to call the cells of memory in a computer or a microcontroller?

I don't know if this is the right forum to post this question, but I thought so because this forum is for educators and I'm a trainer and my question is related to education. I want to do an ...
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EEPROM Values Corruption - Only Some times

I am using 25LC640A EEPROM with a 32 bit Micro controller. This EEPROM can store 8kb of data, with SPI serial Communication. In my case during every power down sequence MCU will write some block of ...
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Reading empty (new) AT24C16 I2C EEPROM - 0xFF or 0x00?

What byte vaule should I see when reading empty EEPROM chip via I2C?
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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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Home-brew cpu ram

I’m trying to build a cpu out of ttl logic chips. I’ve just about got everything finished, however, I’m still working on the ram. I don’t have any suitable ram chips I can use, however, I do have a ...
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Conditions for page write in EEPROM

I have learned about page write operations from App notes and data sheets of EEPROM chips.But i want to clear certain doubts. I have an EEPROM chip which got 32KB and 64B Page Size. 1.Can i Write ...
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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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