Production Programmer for AVR32

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I am looking for a low volume production programmer for AVR32 processors. 

 

I'd prefer a stand-alone programmer that uses the JTAG interface, but I'd be interested to hear of any other options anyone knows of. 

 

Thanks for your help.

 

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Bert Menkveld

 

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Take a look in Marketplace at a thread by Freak alank2

 

Here it is:

 

https://www.avrfreaks.net/forum/a...

 

Jim

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Thanks, that does look like a very useful little programmer.

 

But I'm looking for an AVR32 JTAG programmer.

 

Having done some more research, I have found the following, in case anyone else is interested:

 

The ASIX FORTE (EU200 here: http://www.asix.net/prg_forte_su...) mentions AVR32 as well as a whole lot of other processors, including many ARM cpu's.  It needs a computer to run the programmer.
It will program AVR32 through the JTAG interface, as stated in the FORTE manual (p. 24).
The PRESTO is available in Canada here: http://www.glstechnologies.com/p....
Presto: C$155
Forte: C$325

 

Ronetix: Mentions AVR32 UC3, though UC3C is not in the device list on their web site.
http://www.ronetix.at/flash-prog...
Price unknown, but might be in the $500 to $600 range.

 

http://www.rpmsys.com/avr32_prog...
US$569
Devices include AT32UC3C0512C.
JTAG programmer.
Quad programmer.
Stand-alone operation.  Looks good.  Specific to AVR32, so no good for anything else.

 

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for a low volume production programmer

Can you put some numbers on the beast?

 

Does "low volume" mean 10, 100, 1000 or 10,000 ? For anything up to 1,000 I'd suggest it's probably quickest/easiest to employ a student from the local job centre for a day, on minimum wage, with just an Atmel-ICE on a desk ;-)

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Take a look at North Pole Engineering. The NPE100 and NPE200

Jim

I would rather attempt something great and fail, than attempt nothing and succeed - Fortune Cookie

 

"The critical shortage here is not stuff, but time." - Johan Ekdahl

 

"Step N is required before you can do step N+1!" - ka7ehk

 

"If you want a career with a known path - become an undertaker. Dead people don't sue!" - Kartman

"Why is there a "Highway to Hell" and only a "Stairway to Heaven"? A prediction of the expected traffic load?"  - Lee "theusch"

 

Speak sweetly. It makes your words easier to digest when at a later date you have to eat them ;-)  - Source Unknown

Please Read: Code-of-Conduct

Atmel Studio6.2/AS7, DipTrace, Quartus, MPLAB, RSLogix user

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It's not so much the quantity of devices to be programmed as the ease of doing it. 

 

Using an Atmel ICE requires a PC, the huge Atmel Studio, and a rather complicated set of instructions for how to use the software, load the right files, and set the right fuses.

 

It's much easier and less error prone for our production people to have a pre-programmed stand-alone programmer. 

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jgmdesign wrote:
Take a look at North Pole Engineering. The NPE100 and NPE200 Jim

 

Thanks, those are very nice looking little programmers for 8-bit AVR ISP programming.  But right now we need a JTAG programmer for AVR32 processors.

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You still haven't said what low volume is. I have seen these in use: https://www.kanda.com/products/K...