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In System Programming. Updating a part's memory while it is on the end product's PCB.

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SPI Programming

I am trying to program the processor, eventually i connected NOR and Processor in the same line without any isolation. Now i need to program the Flash without interfacing the processor. Anyone please ...
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Programming Arduino AVR MCU with Atmel ICE

I have a question about programming Arduino with Atmel ICE. I am aware that the Arduino UNO has a ISP connection for ISP programming. If i'm not mistaken I should be able to plug in the ICE and ...
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How does ISP cut the customer's internet access technically?

We know that if we fail to pay our internet bill then our internet access will be cut. But how does the ISP technically cut the access? For wired internet, do they just shut down the port where the ...
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Protecting a 3.3V board against a 5V programmer

I'm designing a home automation board with ATmega328. For programming it I'm exposing the appropriate pins via the AVR ISP interface. Now some ICs of the board allow only up to 3.5V power. What are ...
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Does the code on an ATTiny execute while it is being programmed by ISP?

I'm using an ATTiny84 and I have both a switch and a pin header attached to the MOSI pin. I am reading the value of the switch in my program, and I'm using the pin header (along with headers to MISO, ...
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ISP programming W25Q32 SPI flash memory chip

I have Sofi SP8 programmer for serial flash memory, with ISP interface for In-System programming. I want try it to read/write memory chip WINBOND 25Q32BVSIG-1246 on board, without desoldering. Manual ...
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Getting started with AVR programming concepts

I am trying to get started with programming the AVR. I have chosen to use Atmega328P (which is in my Arduino Uno). When I did web search regarding the initial steps for learning the AVR programming, I ...
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Flashing LPC1769 with FlashMagic

I'm encountering problems flashing my LPCxpresso1769 with FlashMagic. I had previously been able to get it to work using a USB to UART lead (TTL-234X-3V3) and powering the device externally (i.e. ...
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AVR ATtiny1634 - Programming Issue

I've have already used Arduino as ISP Programmer to load codes to Atmel chips like ATmega328p and ATmega8 quite a few times without any problem. On my last project though, I decided to use an Atmel ...
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Does an ISP clock interfere with the on-board clock when programming via ISP?

I am planning to use ISP programmer to program my new AVR board. I use an 8 MHz crystal on my PCB to clock the micro (atmega328p-au). Now, as I understand the ISP programmer will provide its own clock ...
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ESD SPI/ISP bus protection

I am designing a board based on the Atmega328P microcontroller. For this controller there is an ISP connector for programming. This connector has the following pins: MOSI / MISO / RST / SCK. There is ...
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AVR ISP not working, strange signal level [closed]

I can't read the chip ID of the ATMega16m1 MCU using a AVRISP mkII programmer. The ISP pins are connected directly to the MCU, the reset line has a 10k pullup to Vcc (3.3V). When measuring the ISP ...
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Flashing LPCXpresso1769 with FlashMagic

I'd like to use Flash Magic to load programs onto my LPCXpresso1769 development board (https://www.embeddedartists.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/LPCXpresso1769_CD_revD.pdf), via ISP. I purchased a ...
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Programming mbed LPC1768 via ISP

I'd like to experiment programming the mbed's LPC1768 dev board (https://os.mbed.com/platforms/mbed-LPC1768/) using ISP with FlashMagic. Is this possible without requiring physical modification of ...
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STM32F429 Discovery debug options

I recently acquired an STM32F429 Discovery Kit (pictured below). I'm new to the M4 cortex series microcontrollers and ARM in general having only worked with PICs before. I've seen some really nice ...
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How to enter into ISP mode through 'reinvoke ISP' in LPC1759

In LPC1759, I entered ISP through "reinvoke ISP" with the following steps Disable PLL Reset timer 1 Re-map interrupt vectors Set watch dog timeout Reinvoke ISP After entering into ISP, What exactly ...
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JTAG, SWD, EDBG, ICSP, ISP terms

JTAG, SWD, EDBG, ICSP, ISP . Can someone simply explain their differences. For example if EDBG debugger can ALSO program flash, why Arduino boards have both ISP and EDBG ? http://www.armlearning....
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How To Program Atmega256rfr2 using ISP?

I have a new custom built PCB circuit incorporating an atmega256rfr2 chip. I really can't program the chip using AVRISP MK11 based programmer (Olimex brand). But it can program the Atmega328p DIP chip ...
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How do I maintain ICSP functionality?

I'm a novice hobbyist building a trivial circuit where an ATTiny 85 controls an RGB LED. In addition to the three PWM outputs, I have 2 inputs. The first input is a potentiometer I'm using to set ...
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Minimal external components for AVR CPU

If I want to program a new AT90USB1286 series chip via the standard 6 pin ISP header, do I need any additional components wired up at all? I'm wondering specifically about the need for a quartz ...
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In-system programming of the SPI Flash chip [closed]

Device have Serial NOR Flash chip MX25L6406E located on the rear of the PCB (SO-8/SOIC-8 Package). Is it possible to program chip without desoldering it? (In-system programming). As I know, it depends ...
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AVR programming

This question might be asked somewhere, if so all references would be appreciated. Hello, I have programmed Atmel chip Atmega32U4 through USB. It is possible because it supports USB programming. I ...
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How to stabilise SPI connection

To salvage a server with a broken BIOS, I am attempting to in-situ program a chip via SPI using a Raspberry Pi 3B: After connecting my clip and wiring it up (and measuring all the leads to ensure I ...
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Need Help with Python Script - ' 4 Dollar Programmer'

I am working on an embedded project and have made my first PCB with a processor mounted on board. The trouble seems to be actually getting my code onto that processor! I was sort of banking on being ...
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Is my PCB layout ok? (ATMEGA32U4, WizNet W5500, Ethernet)

I want to design a device that listens to certain network communication and calculates a MIDI clock signal out of this information. The MIDI output is via classical MIDI port or via USB MIDI. I am ...
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Data upload LED on SPI MOSI line

I'm attempting to make my own ISP programmer for an Atmega168-20PU. For the sake of learning I want to have an LED flash as bits are being flashed to the chip. If I use an SMD LED 0603 size, in series ...
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Programming several AVRs with one ISP: which line to break?

Let's suppose that I have two AVRs connected to one ISP connector. To programm only one MCU in this configuration I neet to break one (or mayby several) lines goes to the MCU I don't want to be ...
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PSOC 4 Bootloader will not work when P4[0] and P4[1] Connected to I2C bus

I have been desparately juggling the pin allocations on this project in the hope of freeing up the VREF pin, and thought I had managed to do so. Previously my system was successfully transmitting over ...
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Configure avrdude for programming with a ft232r cable

I bought a ftdi cable with the following pins. Vcc GND RX TX RTS CTS It's possible to use this device to upload code to an ATmega328p using the avrdude utility? When I run this line on linux ...
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Clip type for in-system programming (SOIC8 vs DIP8)

Updated: What clip can I use to connect to this [specsheet] SPI flash chip in a DIP8 package? note: this picture is of a motherboard that belongs to someone else, but mine has the same manufacturer,...
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FOSS-base AVR ISP programming with USB

I've been using a free software stack for AVR programming - AVR GCC + avrdude on Linux, with parallel DIY programmer cable. Since the parallel bitbang programmer doesn't work with USB printer cables, ...
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Can ATMEGA JTAG be disabled and enabled just with JTAG?

I am currently developing a schematic based on the ATmega32U4. I need to be able to program the embedded chip, so with ISP or JTAG (preferably). The problem is, I also need the analogs functions of ...
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why isp avr MCU doesn't need ground? [closed]

Few days ago, while making my ic burner, I notice one thing very interesting and weird. It's that AVR MCU ISP interface really doesn't need to be connected to ground at all. Why does AVR-ISP work ...
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What is the role of a Network Interface Device in a ADSL connection?

What is the role of a Network Interface Device in a ADSL connection? Why the filter is not enough? What is the difference between them?
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Shared programming pins

Alright so there is a question that I need to ask. I am designing a PCB and I plan to include a ISP header for programming. Now one of the programming pins (PB3 - MOSI) is connected to a push button ...
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Will my circuit interfere with ATtiny25 in system programming?

I've got a simple circuit with an ATtiny25 on which I indend to do in system programming. I'm wondering, will the rest of my circuit interfere with the SPI programming? So the data sheet says: PB0 = ...
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ATMega/Tiny barely working on breadboard without ISP

currently I want to get an ATMega328P and an ATTiny85 to work on a breadboard, which should talk to each other and an LCD via TWI. Anyway, I came across some issues I don't seem to be able to fix at ...
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supplying power for in-system programming

For this PCB there will be a voltage regulator that provides 3.3V from 12 VDC. There will also be a 6-pin connector for doing In system programming via SPI. The SPI programmer is going to be an ...
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How can an ISP program an AVR over SPI if there is no code on the device?

I am trying to understand how an ISP can write machine code into a microcontroller's memory. In the case of AVR microcontrollers (such as the ATMega), you can use a special in-circuit programmer that ...
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Capacitor on mosi/miso lines

I'm designing a project based on Atmega328P which uses QMatrix to drive 15 capacitive touch buttons. Well, QMatrix sensors requires a couple of resistors and capacitors on sensor pins Is any issue if ...
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Can anything be done about this AVRISP mkII or is it dead?

It seems that my AVRISP mkII programmer died in a strange incident. It was connected to my computer via USB cable and to a custom board which hosts an ATXMEGA32A4U via its 6-pin programming header. ...
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How does AVRDUDE communicate with the programmer?

I'm trying to understand exactly how AVRDUDE communicate with the AVR Programmer, for example USBtiny or Arduino itself as a programmer, to send the firmware to the microcontroller. As a motivation ...
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Serial programming of several AVR microcontrollers simultaneously via ISP interface

I'd like to put several PCBs in a panel with only one ISP connector routed to each MCU in parallel. I hope that it will be no problem that many MCU's outputs will be connected together as it is ...
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How can I save a floating point value to a Microcontroller data Flash

I'm trying to save some floating values to the Data flash of my Nuc220(ARM-M0 32 bit) Microcontroller using ISP procedure. ...
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What mode (CPOL, CPHA) should a programmer of an AVR ATMEGA324PA use?

I'm using a logic analyser to look at the MOSI, MISO, SCK and RESET lines while an ATMEGA 324PA is being flashed by at Atmel AVR MKII programmer. The clock starts high, so that makes me think it must ...
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How am I able to automate AVR ISP programming?

I have this AVR programmer, which I set up as STK500 in Atmel Studio. All this works fine until I need to do mass programming with different EEPROM contents. So if I do no changes to the toolchain ...
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CPLD ispmach 4256ze starter pin connention configuration

I am an undergraduate student that working on a project which need to use an ispMACH 4256ZE CPLD to implement some data transfer function in my circuit. Need someone whoever have worked with CPLD to ...
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Serial Programming and I2C port “conflict”

I'm designing a board in which an Attiny85 is connected to an accelerometer (MPU-6050) via I2C. The I2C pins are in the ISP bus (SDA/MOSI, SCL/SCK). I wonder what happens to the accelerometer during ...
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ATtiny13A cannot be programmed anymore with Arduino as ISP at 500 Hz

My ATtiny13A fuses are set to use the internal 128 kHz clock without clock divided by 8. I found online an ArduinoISP sketch that allows me to program it with that clock speed. But then I uploaded ...
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programming atmega2560 by ISP on self-made PCB

For one of my project, I need an atmega2560. So I made a PCB with the atmega2560 and ISP headers. But I can't communicate with the atmega2560 There is also an external 16000Mhz oscillator. Here is ...