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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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Total of 155 discussions.
Harald  27 points - 3/1/2015
 
Can I use this adapter to flash my Mystery 12A with BlHeli? Did not find any video or manual how to set the BlHeli GUI. Any hint highly appreciated.
sascha  2 points - 2/12/2015
 
i am search a usb adapter fore this cabel THX.
 Fighting31 22 points
I've registered a complaint with HK about the incompatibility between the connectors (ATMEL flashing tool & USBasp) - if others could register annoyance as well, the product might be shipped with the adapter in future.
Ahmad Ryuma  9 points - 2/3/2015
 
Is this tool can be used to flash program turnigy multistar 10a esc v1
 RonRC 4017 points
Ahmad, Not sure, you will have to remove the heat shrink from one of the ESCs to see if it is the large Atmel chip or the small one. This tool fits the large Atmel chip but not the small one. Hope this helps and Happy flying!
 Ksk Ev 30 points
Yes i think u can use that on turnigy multistar esc's they use same proccessor i think but u will need a usb tool too
thomas  19 points - 12/21/2014
 
I currently have a 6 pin out USBasp adapter, can i use this 10pin Atmel socket flashing tool with my current USbasp tool? If so, what is the correct orientation for the connectors? I dont want to accidentally reverse polarity to my Socket tool and burn something. ANY input is appreciated. Thanks
 Tim 4 points
You can buy 10pin to 6pin Adapter boards online to convert between the two. They have the same pins, but the 10pin has an additional 3 GND pins and one NC pin.
 Frank 9 points
If you do a Google image search for something like "pinout avr 6 10" you will find images detailing both connections, with labels. Be sure to get the orientation right, then use jumper wires to make the appropriate connections. The 10 pin connector has 5 Gnd connectors where one is sufficient.
William  1 points - 12/15/2014
 
I ordered this along with http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__27990__USBasp
_AVR_Programming_Device_for_ATMEL_proccessors.html
only to have them arrive and find out that the plugs are different. What programmer am I supposed to use this cable with?
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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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