Software for Data I/O 280 programmer?
derschjo at msu.edu
Tue Nov 13 00:37:25 CST 2007
Excellent. I'll see if I can find a copy of PromLink to fool around
with. If you do get a chance to copy the manual, I'd love to have one :).
joe heck wrote:
> The 280 manual has a whole chapter on terminal remote control and
> computer remote control, especially command format and summary.
> They recommend PromLink (tm) to operate the 280.
> some of the commands are enter/exit CRC mode (computer remote control)
> execute command, abort command, set nulls, set family/pinout, set
> begin device address, set begin ram address, set block size, etc.
> joe heck
> Haven't decided if I will part with manual, but may copy some...
> Dave McGuire wrote:
>> On Nov 12, 2007, at 1:10 AM, Josh Dersch wrote:
>>> If you're looking to part with the manual, let me know.
>>> Do eeprom programmers like this typically use a standard serial
>>> protocol to speak to the host PC, or is it usually proprietary per
>>> manufacturer? Anyone know what software the 280 used?
>> Remote control protocols are typically proprietary, but Data I/O's
>> protocol (at least for the UniFamily units, not sure about the 280)
>> is well-documented. It's important to note, however, that most
>> standalone device programmers are designed to be used
>> as...standalone units. Meaning, you control them from their keypad
>> and display. If they have a serial port (and most do, the 280
>> definitely does) then they usually accept front-panel-initiated
>> transfer of files (usually binary, Intel hex, Motorola S-record, and
>> a few others) via Xmodem/ Ymodem/etc over the serial port.
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