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Pocket Programmer software downloads
Pocket Programmer 3 USB software downloads
PP3USB3.56.1 UPDATE
New owners of the Pocket Programmer 3USB (I-PP3USB) should download link at right
Includes PIC ver 3.08
Only for Pocket Programmer 3 USB port version
Upgrade to the new
USB version of software (included with purchase of pocket programmer or an adapter) Requires Win98, 98SE, NT, 2K, XP, Win7, Win7x64.
Pocket Programmer 2 USB software downloads
PPUSB1.27 UPDATE
Included with programmer purchase. New owners of the Pocket programmer USB (I-PPUSB) should download link at right
Only for Pocket Programmer 2 - USB port version
Upgrade to the new
USB version of software (included with purchase of pocket programmer or an adapter) Requires Win98, 98SE, NT, 2K, or XP. 7
Pocket Programmer 2 USB Adapter software downloads
USBSerial1.04 Only for Pocket Programmer 2 - USB port version Upgrade to the new Win98/SE/NT/2000/XP USB version of software (included with purchase of pocket programmer or an adapter) Requires Win98, 98SE, NT, 2K, or XP.
USB87XX1.02 Only for Pocket Programmer 2 - USB port version Upgrade to the new Win98/SE/NT/2000/XP USB version of software (included with purchase of pocket programmer or an adapter) Requires Win98, 98SE, NT, 2K, or XP.
PICUSB1.02 Only for Pocket Programmer 2 - USB port version Upgrade to the new Win98/SE/NT/2000/XP USB version of software (included with purchase of pocket programmer or an adapter) Requires Win98, 98SE, NT, 2K, or XP
USBgang1.00 Only for Pocket Programmer 2 - USB port version Upgrade to the new Win98/SE/NT/2000/XP USB version of software (included with purchase of pocket programmer or an adapter) Requires Win98, 98SE, NT, 2K, or XP
USBprom1.01 Only for Pocket Programmer 2 - USB port version Upgrade to the new Win98/SE/NT/2000/XP USB version of software (included with purchase of pocket programmer or an adapter) Requires Win98, 98SE, NT, 2K, or XP
Pocket Programmer 2A (Parallel Port version) software downloads
I-PP2WIN2.41 UPDATE
Included with programmer purchase. New owners of the Pocket programmer 2A (I-PP2A) should download link at right.
Only for older mother-board Parallel Port version - WILL NOT WORK WITH PARALLEL PORT ADAPTERS (upgrade to the new USB instead)
Upgrade to the new
Win95/98/SE/NT/2000 Parallel port version of software (included with purchase of pocket programmer or an adapter) Easy to use - requires Win95, 98, 98SE, NT, 2K, or XP. Includes support for the I-EP16, I-TSOP28, I-TSOP32, I-SOIC32, I-PLCC28-32, and I-PLCC44 adapters
Pocket Programmer 2A (Parallel Port version) adapter software downloads
I-WIN_Serial1.21 Upgrade to the new Win95/98/SE/NT/2000 version of software for the serial adapter. To be eligible you must have bought the adapter here. No charge if purchasing the main Windows software upgrade at the same time.
I-WIN_PIC1.25 Upgrade to the new Win95/98/SE/NT/2000 version of software for the PIC adapter. To be eligible you must have bought the adapter here. No charge if purchasing the main Windows software upgrade at the same time.
I-Win87xx1.21 Upgrade to the new Win95/98/SE/NT/2000 version of software for the I-874(5)x adapter. To be eligible you must have bought the adapter here. No charge if purchasing the main Windows software upgrade at the same time.
I-Win_Gang1.01 Upgrade to the new Win95/98/SE/NT/2000 version of software for the I-Gang adapter. To be eligible you must have bought the adapter here. No charge if purchasing the main Windows software upgrade at the same time.
I-Win_AVR1.11 Upgrade to the new Win95/98/SE/NT/2000 version of software for the I-AVR adapter. To be eligible you must have bought the adapter here. No charge if purchasing the main Windows software upgrade at the same time.
I-Winprom1.02 Upgrade to the new Win95/98/SE/NT/2000 version of software for the I-PROM adapter To be eligible you must have bought the adapter here. No charge if purchasing the main Windows software upgrade at the same time.

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Romulator software update

PKT_ROM1.44

Latest version - Download now. Requires hardware version 1.22 or better. Now includes PKT-COM command line driver and address watch features.

Change log for the USB3 Programmer Software

3.01 - First Version.
3.02 - Set Cal. Byte for Vpp
3.03 - Added Time Keeper Setting & other Parts.
3.04 - Added More Parts - comline
3.05 - Added 24XXX/25XXX/93XX Serial Parts.
3.06 - Added 2532 & 27CXXX EP16 parts, Set Default Pluse to 3, Disable MainForm on Update.
3.07 - Added 28FXXX & 29FXXX parts.
3.08 - Fixed XX00 Year on TimeKeeper.
3.09 - Fixed 29C256. DS1386
3.10 - Added 2708 DS1386
3.11 - Fixed Hi/Lo for 28FX00 Adapter.
3.12 - Added 28F001.
3.13 - Added 27X00 Adapter & Parts.
3.14 - Added Prom Adapter.
3.15 - Fixed 28F001.
3.16 - Added 27C1028.
3.17 - Added 874X Adapter, Pins 32-31-30 on adapter MUST be shorted.
3.18 - Added AT17C/LVXXX, Fixed 27C513.
3.19 - Added In House Test Routines.
3.21 - Looks for 3.21 Firmware.
3.22 - Added Unprotect to AT29CXXX Parts.
3.23 - Added Intel 28FXXX.
3.24 - Fixed <Help File> Button.
3.25 - Added Unprotect to 29EE0X0 Parts.
3.26 - Fixed Intel 28FXXX Erase Cycle.
3.27 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware #.
3.28 - Fixed some Text on Screens.
3.29 - Fixed some Menu Pages.
3.30 - Added 68764/68766 Support
3.31 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware #.
3.32 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware - Added Added 16C505, 12F635/683, 16F631/36/39/77/84/85/87/88/89/90 to Pic Software.
3.33 - added M28F102
3.34 - Added 875X/895X Parts.
3.35 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware #.
3.36 - Added AT89C51RC.
3.37 - Added P89C51RC Read Only
3.38 - Fixed 27FXXX Erase Button.
3.40 - Looks for 3.40 Firmware.
3.41 - Added some new ID's and other small changes.
3.42 - Corrected Atmel Auto ID #'s.
3.43 - Fixed M48T08 Time Keeper, Changed to find Mutli FTDI Chips on USB Port.
3.44 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware #.
3.45 - Fixed 874X Window to include Jumper Info.
3.45a- Added 87C257 to menu
3.46 - Fixed AM28F0X0 (Temp_13) & AT89S8252.
3.47 - Added RF/RP5H01
3.48 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware #.
3.49 - Added NXP P87C51/52.
3.50 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware #.
3.51 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware #.
3.52 - No Change, Just Matched Firmware #.
3.53 - Can now do Read Only Files, Fixed M29F040 on menu. 3.56.1 delay change for AT89C51
3.54 - Added Cypress Parts CY7C291/2/3, CY27C128, CY27C256.
3.54.1 fixed menu for RAM parts
3.55.1 - Added National 27C32 Single Pass Programming and Seeq 52B33H.

Change log for the USB3 Programmer Firmware

3.01 - First Version.
3.02 - Set Cal. Byte for Vpp
3.03 - Added Time Keeper Setting & other Parts.
3.04 - Added More Parts
3.05 - Added 24XXX/25XXX/93XX Serial Parts.
3.06 - Added 2532 & 27CXXX EP16 parts, Fixed error on 4 & 8 MBit parts.
3.07 - Added 28FXXX & 29FXXX parts.
3.08 - Fixed XX00 Year on TimeKeeper.
3.09 - Fixed 29C256.
3.10 - Added 2708 DS1386
3.11 - Made Pic Mod to Board, No Firmware Change.
3.12 - Added Some MicroChip Pic Parts.
3.13 - Fixed 27C1024, Added 28F001.
3.14 - Added 27X00 Adapter & Parts.
3.15 - Added Prom Adapter.
3.16 - Added 8 Pin Pic's & 27C1028.
3.17 - Added 874X Adapter.
3.18 - Added AT17C/LVXXX, Fixed 27C513.
3.19 - Added In House Test Routines, Fixed Pic 16F7X Parts.
3.20 - Added Pic 16C5X Parts, Pic 3 Adapter Required.
3.21 - Fix Program Error from 3.20.
.22 - Fixed Something ???
3.23 - Added Unprotect to AT29CXXX Parts.
3.24 - Added Intel 28FXXX.
3.25 - Increase Time Out on EEprom from 6ms to 12 ms.
3.26 - Fixed 27SF0X0 Program error.
3.27 - Fixed 27C256 for Atmel AT27C256 and AT27C256R
3.28 - Fixed 27SF256 & SRam Chips.
3.29 - Fixed Vcc on 24 Pin Parts & Added Vcc to 28 Pin Parts, Added Vpp Lo Value Testing.
3.30 - Added 68764/68766 Support
3.31 - Fixed X8/X16 Parts.
3.32 - Fixed 8 Pin Pic Parts.
3.33 - Added M28F102
3.34 - Added 875X/895X Parts.
3.35 - Fixed Static Ram Power Down.
3.36 - Added AT89C51RC.
3.37 - Added P89C51RC Read Only.
3.38 - Fixed 27256 Program Problem & Extra Power Pin Problem.
3.39 - Not Used.
3.40 - Turned VCC Transistors, No need for added Power Jumpers on older power hungry parts.
3.41 - Fixed 29FX00 Program Problem.
3.42 - Worked on possible fix to 27C1024 OTP Program Error Problem.
3.43 - No Change, Just Matched Software #.
3.44 - Fixed 27(C)011 Programming Error.
3.45 - Fixed 874X Adapter Vcc through Transistors. & Fixed 874X Window to include Jumper Info.
3.46 - Fixed 28F0X0 Erase, Added 87C64 to Menu.
3.47 - Added RF/RP5H01
3.48 - Added Delay to 27C040 Program Pulse.
3.49 - Added NXP P87C51/52.
3.50 - Fixed 2532.
3.51 - Changed 2532 to Fix Pulse Algorithm.
3.52 - Added test routines for Prom Adapter Testing & Fixed 68764/66. 3.54 - Menu fix
3.53 - No Change, Just Matched Software #. 3.56 - delay change for AT89C51
3.54 - Added Cypress Parts CY7C291/2/3, CY27C128, CY27C256.
3.55 - Added National 27C32 Single Pass Programming and Seeq 52B33H.

Change log for the USB2 Programmer

* 1.01 - First Version.
* 1.03 - Added More Devices.
* 1.04 - Fixed Flash Update.
* 1.05 - Added Scroll Bars on Error Window.
* 1.06 - Fixed 29FX00.
* 1.07 - Added Intel 28FXXX Parts.
* 1.08 - Fixed Vpp Setting Error on 12.5V/5V
* 1.09 - Added Intel 28FX00 Parts.
* 1.10 - Fixed Temp Variable (Vcc) Error.
* 1.11 - Added Intel 28F001/MX28F1000/MX28F2000.
* 1.12 - Fixed Erase Cycle on 28Fx00.
* 1.13 - Fixed Erase Cycle on 28F001.
* 1.14 - Fixed Erase & Program Cycle on 28F001.
* 1.15 - Fixed Erase & Program Cycle on 49F002 & Program Glitch on 27SF512.
* 1.16 - Fixed Power Up Sequence, Added-M48Z58(Y),M48T59(Y),M48T35AY,M48T129Y,M48T59V,M48T35AV,M48T129V
* 1.17 - Speed it up, Cut Read and Program Time.
* 1.18 - Fixed Erase & Program Cycle on 28F001.
* 1.19 - Added ST29F040, ST29F080.
* 1.20 - Set USB Time Out to 500ms.
* 1.21 - Cut Down Power Up Delay & Speed Up Update.
* 1.22 - Added 2532.
* 1.23 - Fixed 'Backwards Test' coming up when comm. with USB port is lost.
* 1.24 - Turns Led Off Completely.
* 1.25 - Added 27513, 27C513, 27C011
* 1.26 - Fixed Dallas Static Ram Parts.
* 1.27 - Fixed Address on 27X00 Adapter, Auto Verify Tag & Program Device Tag

Firmware changes for the USB programmer

* 1.01 - First Version.
* 1.03 - Added More Devices.
* 1.04 - Fixed Flash Update.
* 1.05 - Added Delay for Reading 3V Parts.
* 1.06 - Added Serial Devices & Fixed 29FX00.
* 1.07 - Added Intel 28FXXX Parts.
* 1.13 - Added Intel 28FX00 Parts.
* 1.14 - Fixed 9346.
* 1.15 - Added Intel 28F001/MX28F1000/MX28F2000.
* 1.16 - Fixed Program Cycle on 29Fx00.
* 1.17 - Fixed Program Cycle on 28F001.
* 1.18 - Fixed Erase & Program Cycle on 28F001.
* 1.20 - Added Gang Adapter Firmware.
* 1.19 - Fixed 27SF512 Program Glitch.
* 1.20 - Added Gang Adapter Firmware.
* 1.21 - Fixed 28C16, Added 2532.
* 1.22 - Turns Led Off Completely.
* 1.23 - Fixed Dallas Static Ram Parts.


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