[sdiy] Anyone got a Dataman S4 ?

Theo t.hogers at home.nl
Sun Aug 18 10:52:41 CEST 2002

Why use a parallel programmer for other than ROM?
With AVR (and think most PIC too) you can go the in-circuit way.
The uC stays on the PCB when programmed/reprogrammed much more convenient
The software needed is free and a "adaptor" cable really easy to DIY.

Just my 2 cnts,

From: Colin Fraser <colin at colinfraser.com>

> I just won a Dataman S4 programmer for cheap on eBay, which I'm going ot
> use for blowing ROMs, and eprom emulation.
> I *could* also use it for programming PICs, and AVRs, if the programming
> adaptors weren't so damn expensive.
> Anybody on the list got an S4 with these adapters ?
> Are they reverse-engineerable ? ;-)
> Colin f

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