JTAG ICE mkII for $149 - Arrow sale/promo or what?

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Both $299 and $149 items are listed together without any visible difference. What the heck does this mean?

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One is from the promotion they ran together with Atmel ( http://www.atmel.com/dyn/corpora... ), the other is their regular price.

I think people here have bought at the reduced promotional price and got a real JTAG ICE mkII. But I am not sure if tehy will still give you the reduced price, since the contest is supposed to be over.

Anyhow, before you buy from Arrow, double check their international shipping conditions. They slap you with stuff like an energy surcharge (just a Dollar for American buyers, but 10 Dollar or so for international buyers), a handling fee and they use relatively high international shipping rates.

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Thanks Arnold.

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I just purchased one at $149 within the last week. You need to order from the low price listing. They say that they have 50-some in stock and no mention about an ending date.

Jim

 

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Side question - what would be the advantage of having this over the Dragon?

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I perceive it to be more durable.

Jim

 

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Side question - what would be the advantage of having this over the Dragon?

Like Jim says, one is "industrial grade" and the other may fall apart if you cough (OK, the 2nd issue Dragon isn't as bad as the first). The ICEmkII can also do AVR32's that the Dragon cannot (currently). Until recently the ICEmkII was the only one that could debug over 32K. A small detail is that the ICEmkII comes with all the cables you need to use it while Dragon is "bare".

In the Dragon's favour it can do HV programming and has a (miniscule) prototype area.