Recommendation for a PROM burner
tothwolf at concentric.net
Sat Mar 14 05:11:13 CDT 2015
On Fri, 13 Mar 2015, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 03/13/2015 06:51 PM, Jon Elson wrote:
>> I use a Xeltek Superpro/Z, which supports most EPROMS going way back.
>> It supports the 2732, and may support some 16K EPROMS, too. You won't
>> find ANYTHING that supports 1702 devices, they needed 80 V to program.
> Well, as with any tool, it depends on what you're planning on doing.
> Do you foresee the need to program PALs? GALs? MCUs?
> How about testing old TTL packages?
> Do you need program the old 3-rail EPROMs? (e.g. 2704, 2708)?
> I like the Xeltek Superpro as well. I'm a little shy about the Chinese
> USB models because you don't know what the heck is in them. But you
> can't beat the price. Some folks like the Willem-based programmers.
Most of the Chinese made programmers I've seen have been either outright
copies or variations of Willem's designs. I seem to remember some of his
later board versions used a relay which would allow them to program
devices that required more current during programming.
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