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Atmel Atmega Socket Firmware Flashing Tool

Atmel Atmega Socket Firmware Flashing Tool
Atmel Atmega Socket Firmware Flashing Tool

This genius tool makes flashing the Atmel Atmega MCU found in many ESCs or other devices using Atmega processors a walk in the park. No need to solder or create cumbersome clip on devices, simply connect the socket flashing tool to a USBasp AVR device and place the socket over the exposed Atmel MCU!

Unique and exclusive to Hobbyking this handy device will become a favorite in your DIY arsenal.

Features:
High point precision.
Wide range of applications.
Quick and easy, no soldering required.

Specifications:
Pointing accuracy : ± 0.05 mm
Spring force: [ ±20%]
17.0g(0.593oz) at initial travel
40.0g(1.418oz) at 1.70mm(0.0669) recommended travel
52.0g(1.827oz) at 2.50mm(0.0984) full travel
Socket : Phosphor Bronze / Gold Plated
Plunger : Hardened Beryllium copper / Gold Plated
Barrel : Phosphor Bronze / Gold Plated
Spring : Music Wire / Gold Plated
Housing : LG chem ABS-AF312
Cable length: 420mm

Requires:
USBasp AVR Programming Device for ATMEL proccessors

Suits the Following MCU:
Atmel Atmega8, Atmega48, Atmega88, Atmega168, Atmega328



PRODUCT ID: 332000007

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Weight: 21g
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mastiff  7 points - 9/27/2014
 
Hi I have started accruing the parts to build my first quad copter. I am going to buy 4 30amp blue controllers and started reading about flashing these controllers (I have no idea how this is achieved). This part was listed as being easiest way to do it. Is this the complete device or do I need adapters or something to attach it to USB on a PC. Thank you
 mastiff 7 points
Just read a bit more. It seems that Hk only provide half of the solution so have answered my own question but cant see a way to remove. Please ignore
Olivier  4 points - 9/25/2014
 
Suits Atmega8(a), 48, 88,168, 328
Maxime  1 points - 8/30/2014
 
Hello, will this work on atmega8a ? Thanks
kareem  2 points - 7/17/2014
 
can some one tell me if i can connect two different metal wirings together for my quadcopter?
 Harold 74 points
You mean to add ESC in 2 circuits?
Red13 Robots  29 points - 6/24/2014
 
Will this work with the (pretty small) 10 Amp Multistar ESCs? The chips look pretty small.
 Anchor 25 points
Yes, I have tried it before, just be careful when you cut the cover.
 Kickingmad 28 points
How did you do the flashing on a 10 amp multistar with this tool. As this tool don't fit them you have to make your own tool. Are you sure you've tried this please tell me how?
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dazz2
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wow absolutely love this tool makes flashing so much quicker , hold it in place write firmware sorted,wish i had this a while ago


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nenno
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Very useful tool.... i flashed all my esc's with it


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sonex128
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Works great. Easy to use.


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heartofcarbide
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Alright, this thing is legitimately awesome. A similar setup is gonna run you $160-200 from a renowned international manufacturer. Hint: the group of 3 closely-spaced pins on one corner face *away* from the dot on the ATMega chip. I could otherwise see no alignment features, so I hope this helps. The 10-pin ISP header is rarer nowadays, and I had to make a crossover cable to work with a 6 pin AVR ISPmkII unit. I know it's supposed to work with a USBASP, but I've also no luck getting the damned USBASP to work *at all*.


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I've found this tool to be very useful, saves a lot of time that would have to be spent wiring a port on an ESC that you plan to reprogram. You have to keep firm perpendicular pressure to make sure the connections remain connected.


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