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Sasha Jevtic
07/26/05 14:59
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Barrington, Il
USA


 
#98217 - In-system programming
Responding to: Charles Bannister's previous message
Charles Bannister said:
Hello Russell,

You are right. Using later IC's could have saved a lot of work. I didn't mind the effort it took to build the programmer. I feel it pays off in the long run. Below is a picture of the programmer.

Regards,

Charles Bannister

http://members.aol.com/cpu8052/D...mVideo.gif


In general, the idea behind in-system programming in microcontrollers is to build the necessary programming support hardware into the final target device, not to encourage the construction of homebuilt device programmers. The hardware required for ISP, especially with this device, is intended to be truly minimal, so that its addition does not add significantly to the cost or size of the product it is used in. For most applications with serial communication support, adding in-system programming support can be achieved for literally the cost of a '125 tri-state buffer (well under a dollar). Sure, that's a few pennies not in your pocket for every product sold. But if you forego the ISP support in the target, every time you have to deploy a technician to a customer site for a firmware upgrade instead of having the user download firmware from your web site, a lot of dollars will be leaving your pocket.

--Sasha Jevtic

List of 38 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Looking for 80C251 board      Henry Sodens      07/25/05 21:20      
   DS89C450 is fast 8051.      Charles Bannister      07/25/05 22:34      
      Cheap 'n' cheerful      Russell Bull      07/26/05 01:56      
      builtin bootloader      Matthias Arndt      07/26/05 03:05      
         Common place        Steve M. Taylor      07/26/05 05:06      
            good to know      Matthias Arndt      07/26/05 06:45      
               And Texas Instruments        Craig Steiner      07/26/05 06:58      
                  DS89C4x0      Jan Waclawek      07/26/05 07:19      
                     Not sure      Craig Steiner      07/26/05 07:35      
                        DS89C420 vs. DS89C430/440/450      Sasha Jevtic      07/26/05 14:45      
                     You are probably right      Matthias Arndt      07/26/05 09:53      
                  ok      Matthias Arndt      07/26/05 09:55      
            Death of the Programmer        Andy Neil      08/01/05 02:21      
         Yes, it's nice      Sasha Jevtic      07/26/05 14:33      
            comments      Erik Malund      07/26/05 14:42      
      "marketing"      Erik Malund      07/26/05 07:26      
         let's put it this way:      Jan Waclawek      07/26/05 07:46      
            Which is exactly what they say ...      Phillip M Gallo      07/26/05 13:00      
               overview      Jan Waclawek      07/26/05 14:55      
                  DS'420 IAP      Phillip M Gallo      07/26/05 15:03      
                     I'm not polite...      Jan Waclawek      07/26/05 15:31      
                        MAXIM/Dallas and Flash      Phillip M Gallo      07/26/05 16:16      
                           common practice today      Erik Malund      07/26/05 16:23      
                           Nor forgetting      Steve M. Taylor      07/27/05 07:42      
                              DS2250 - Secure Micro      Phillip M Gallo      07/27/05 11:57      
      Very nice and informative      Kai Klaas      07/30/05 05:19      
   Saved a few cents for a lot of work.      Charles Bannister      07/26/05 02:42      
      In-system programming      Sasha Jevtic      07/26/05 14:59      
         ISP Header        Phillip M Gallo      07/30/05 11:31      
      schematics?      Christian Kleiber      07/28/05 00:08      
         if you are looking for schematics of ISP      Erik Malund      07/28/05 05:59      
   Why on earth      Erik Malund      07/26/05 06:30      
   '251 board      Phillip M Gallo      07/26/05 13:10      
   if you decide to leave the '51 (which yo      Erik Malund      07/26/05 13:19      
   8052.com SBC supports DS89C420      Jon Ledbetter      07/27/05 15:23      
   Dead Thread?      Andy Neil      08/01/05 05:03      
NOTICE: Message(s) moved      Craig Steiner      07/30/05 08:40      
   Moving posts      Terry Lingle      07/30/05 10:27      

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