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Re: [avrdude-dev] How to add I2C device disable preamble?

From: Joerg Wunsch
Subject: Re: [avrdude-dev] How to add I2C device disable preamble?
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 18:24:49 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

As Bob Paddock wrote:

> The thing I'm designing is the size of pager, hence the
> lack of space.  There would also be a cost issue,
> as we are looking to make 25,000 to 100,000 per year.
> Cost of 100,000 4066's start to add up to real money,
> especially when you only need them once (use bootloader
> after program is loaded). :-)

Yet another idea: how about pre-programming the bootloader into the
AVR, before soldering it into the PCB?  It needs a bit of extra
equipment, but that should pay out at that amount of devices.  It also
saves you from having any equipment to ISP-program the final PCB.

cheers, J"org               .-.-.   --... ...--   -.. .  DL8DTL

http://www.sax.de/~joerg/                        NIC: JW11-RIPE
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