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While typing an unrelated post I checked Micromel for the exact name of the ATAMEL-ICE.

It happens there currently seems to be a discount / sale for the thing with one of those silly coupon codes: TP1747

https://www.microchip.com/Develo...

https://www.microchipdirect.com/...

 

Some time ago I decided to go Cortex 3 for the more "involved" projects and I doubt the support of this thing via Linux (no Atmel Studio) anyway so it's not much use to me personally.

If I was interested though, I'd probably still buy the bare PCB for USD44 and put it in a box myself.

Spend some time on making connectors, so the orinal do not break of the PCB if it's dropped or anything ...

Paul van der Hoeven.
Bunch of old projects with AVR's:
http://www.hoevendesign.com

Last Edited: Thu. Feb 1, 2018 - 08:44 PM
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Atmel-ICE at 50% OFF!

 

You might want to add that to the thread title to draw more attention.  Thanks for posting this! 

 

50% off - Use Coupon Code :TP1747       Expires : 28-Feb-2018

Part Number: ATATMEL-ICE

 

https://www.microchip.com/DevelopmentTools/ProductDetails.aspx?PartNO=ATATMEL-ICE

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

Last Edited: Thu. Feb 1, 2018 - 08:30 PM
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I changed the title as to your suggestion.

Maybe it attracts more attention.

A single reaction in 6 hours is ... not much for AVR freaks.

 

Edit:

After title change a new post within 10 minutes. It seems to work.

Paul van der Hoeven.
Bunch of old projects with AVR's:
http://www.hoevendesign.com

Last Edited: Thu. Feb 1, 2018 - 09:05 PM
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Not exciting for me. I have 2 Atmel Ices, 1 JTAG Mk1, 1 JTAG Mk2, 2 JTAG Mk3, 1.5 Dragons, 1 ICE200....all iced up and nowhere to go.....

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

Last Edited: Thu. Feb 1, 2018 - 09:20 PM
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Paulvdh wrote:
...Maybe it attracts more attention.

A single reaction in 6 hours is ... not much for AVR freaks.

Sale didn't connote how much of a sale, 50% off, now that's a sale!

 

For your entertainment https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=56&v=POJtaO2xB_o

 

How does one create a titled/named link in this forum software?

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

Last Edited: Thu. Feb 1, 2018 - 09:26 PM
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js wrote:
Not exiting for me.
I certainly hope not!  Exciting maybe, exiting, well that's not a good thing.

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

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In the past 2 days I have felt like exiting.....got a terrible man flu the last day of my holiday! I should be on holidays more often and stay on holiday.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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larryvc wrote:
Atmel-ICE at 50% OFF

 

ARGH!!!!!!!! I bought one on Tuesday..... ARGH!!!!!!!!!!!

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redRiver wrote:
ARGH!!!!!!!! I bought one on Tuesday..... ARGH!!!!!!!!!!!
Did you buy from Microchip?  If so, ask for an adjustment on your bill.

 

 

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

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I did, I wonder if that will work. I'll try it. Such a bummer, I opened it yesterday... Good idea though, I will ask.

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Send it back for a refund & order the other version?

Paul van der Hoeven.
Bunch of old projects with AVR's:
http://www.hoevendesign.com

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I just sent contacted them through their site requesting an RMA or some other type of resolution. Let's see what happens, I purchased the full kit so I am hoping they can work it out. We will see. Thank you both for posting the code.

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Atmel-ICE at 50% OFF!

 

With this offer being such a good deal isn't there a way to feature it more prominently here on this site?   Making it a sticky, for the period of the offer, might help though it would be better if it appeared in the Announcements section.

 

Can that be done?  Thoughts?

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

Last Edited: Fri. Feb 2, 2018 - 06:28 PM
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Great, I was planning to buy 1,
Now maybe 2 !

Majid

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I just bumped into the ICE while checking the name while writing another post.

I'm not interested in buying one.

I'm quite happy with the good old debug stuff I have on my Linux Box for AVR's.

If I want to do something "serious" it will be with ARM Cortex 3 from ST and ST-Link V2.

ST-Link V2 is a USD 2 clone which supports programming and debugging for STM32Fxxx

Why would I be interested in a USD 50 ICE if my USD 2 ST-Link does a better job for me ?

 

But if you want to promote it further, then bump it up a few times by posting.

Or post 10 new threads right after each other so you push all other threads off the frontpage.

Everybody will love you for that. devil

Paul van der Hoeven.
Bunch of old projects with AVR's:
http://www.hoevendesign.com

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Paulvdh wrote:
But if you want to promote it further, then bump it up a few times by posting.

Or post 10 new threads right after each other so you push all other threads off the frontpage.

Everybody will love you for that. devil

Maybe I will!devil

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

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Superb, thanks for posting this. I've been thinking about purchasing an ICE for a while now. Seeing this post has persuaded me. I've just ordered one. smiley

Changing the world one bit at a time.

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"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

Last Edited: Thu. Feb 8, 2018 - 04:47 AM
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gchapman wrote:
devil back at'ya!
devil Bump

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

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I just thought I would post my experience with Customer Service at Microchip in regards to this sale... crickets, multiple crickets...

 

I have tried 4 times over the last 2 weeks to at the very least return my ICE (so I could repurchase it at the sale price) and they just don't respond. The last time I called I was told "the person working my case would call me back"... nope... Even if they just said "hey, um, no, not going to happen" I would be more accepting to that than no response at all.

 

I'm not sure what posting this information will do other than make me feel a bit better, It's not like i can stop buying from Microchip.... So, i feel better now...

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Thank you for posting this.

 

I don't have a programmer for the UPDI chips, so I'm in. smiley

 

JC

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redRiver wrote:
, It's not like i can stop buying from Microchip

I've heard that ARM processors are the hot things nowadays.

Lot's of opportunities to play around.

If interested in ARM, then have a look at mbed.

Last week I finally got some courage to toy a bit more withe some "blue pills" I have lying around for almost 2 years now.

Got started with platformio. The idea of platfomio looks very cool, but I'm still getting the hang of it, not much to say yet.

 

mbed is not only a platform (it seems to be what arduino cant' deliver) but there are also a shitload of development boards made compatible with it to get started easily.

Just look at all those boards:

https://os.mbed.com/platforms/

 

PS: I do not understand why people let themself get dragged into the cloud / mist stuff, and I will nod budge.

Platformio can install the whole mbed platform on your own pc, but the mbed website is cool for info & possibly also the forum.

Paul van der Hoeven.
Bunch of old projects with AVR's:
http://www.hoevendesign.com

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Paulvdh wrote:

redRiver wrote:

, It's not like i can stop buying from Microchip

 

THIS.... I may just be old, but i can't stand the move to the cloud that Adobe started years back (I still run CS6 Fireworks on the metal and refuse to budge). I like the cloud, I do. It's great in so many ways, I just don't want to be forced to use it for things that don't make sense to me. Programs like Autocad Fusion 360 require storing your projects in the cloud, what? Really? Yes, I understand the product is "free" and that is the "cost" users pay to use it, but I just can't get beyond that. I would rather use an inferior product (FreeCad) than use tools that force using the "cloud". I guess it comes down to what iFixit often proclaims, if you can't fix it you don't own it. Here, if the software doesn't work without the cloud, you don't own it. At some point in the near future, that API or service will shutdown or change, leaving you out of luck.

 

Just let me save my files locally :)

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Just a few days left before this offer expires!

 

Atmel-ICE at 50% OFF!

 

50% off - Use Coupon Code :TP1747       Expires : 28-Feb-2018

Part Number: ATATMEL-ICE

 

https://www.microchip.com/DevelopmentTools/ProductDetails.aspx?PartNO=ATATMEL-ICE

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

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current stock (33 24) is an order-of-magnitude less than that at sale's start :

https://www.microchipdirect.com/product/search/all/ATATMEL-ICE

 

"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

Last Edited: Thu. Feb 22, 2018 - 01:13 AM
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Just did a last minute purchase. With the "savings", I also bought an XPlainedPro with ATmega4809.

 

ICE has quoted delivery date of MAY 25, 2018. The sale must have sold them out!

 

Jim

Jim Wagner Oregon Research Electronics, Consulting Div. Tangent, OR, USA http://www.orelectronics.net

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Today is the last day of this offer!

 

Atmel-ICE at 50% OFF!

 

50% off - Use Coupon Code :TP1747       Expires : 28-Feb-2018

Part Number: ATATMEL-ICE

 

https://www.microchip.com/DevelopmentTools/ProductDetails.aspx?PartNO=ATATMEL-ICE

 

Note that they are out of stock and are on backorder but the price is good through today.

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

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I waited to the last day, but I've always wanted the full kit so I ordered one too!

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With 1270 views in a month's time this was quite popular thread.

I wish everybody good luck and lots of programming (Edit: and debugging) fun with their new programmer.

Paul van der Hoeven.
Bunch of old projects with AVR's:
http://www.hoevendesign.com

Last Edited: Fri. Mar 2, 2018 - 04:16 AM
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BUMPcheeky

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

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I wish everybody good luck and lots of programming fun with their new programmer.

You mean DEBUGGING with their new debugger.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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it can also do the programming!

 

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As the offer has now expired, perhaps this thread should now be locked ... ?

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awneil wrote:

As the offer has now expired, perhaps this thread should now be locked ... ?

I cancelled your report - won't lock it yet as there might be those who used the offer and still want to recount their delivery/usage experiences - so we'll give this one a bit longer.

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Fair point.

 

(I hadn't actually reported it - so that must've been someone else)

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Interesting - your post had the "this post should be moved to another forum" message on it - wonder who/why?

 

EDIT: ah yes, just remembered that no one can report there own posts so it could not have been you.

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clawson wrote:

Interesting - your post had the "this post should be moved to another forum" message on it - wonder who/why?

 

EDIT: ah yes, just remembered that no one can report there own posts so it could not have been you.

That was me trying to flag down a moderator, didn't expect to get a grumpy one! wink​  Regarding the message, if this forum had a decent list of messages instead of the three that it has, two of which are very negative in nature, then I might have been able to convey why I flagged it in the first place.  Andy could not flag it, so I did it for him.

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"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

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Agreed (and said before): there needs to be an 'Other' option where the reporter can make some specific comment to whoever checks the report 

 

EDIT

 

Added it to Johan's list: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...

 

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  3. Wrong baud rate is usually due to not running at the speed you thought; check by blinking a LED to see if you get the speed you expected
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  6. Beginner's "Getting Started" tips: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
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Isn't it about time we had a progress update ?

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  3. Wrong baud rate is usually due to not running at the speed you thought; check by blinking a LED to see if you get the speed you expected
  4. Difference between a crystal, and a crystal oscillatorhttps://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
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Added it to Johan's list

Who? He must be very busy.....devil

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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ka7ehk wrote:
... I also bought an XPlainedPro with ATmega4809.
May be on its way to you :

http://new.microchipdirect.com/product/search/all/ATMEGA4809-XPRO

 

"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

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js wrote:

Added it to Johan's list

Who? He must be very busy.....devil

Or, $DIETY$ forbid, he might not be busy at all!angelsurprise

"I may make you feel but I can't make you think" - Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

"void transmigratus(void) {transmigratus();} // recursio infinitus" - larryvc

"It's much more practical to rely on the processing powers of the real debugger, i.e. the one between the keyboard and chair." - JW wek3

"When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -  Marcus Aurelius

Last Edited: Sun. Mar 4, 2018 - 12:34 AM