Device Programmers


Acculogic offers the Algocraft WriteNow! family of universal In-System Programmers and Write!BEFORE Socket Programmer  that are based on the proprietary WriteNow! Technology. These programmers are a breakthrough in the programming industry, and support a large number of devices (micro-controllers, memories, CPLDs and other programmable devices) from various manufacturers.

WriteNow! Programmers

Based on the proprietary WriteNow! Technology, the WriteNow! Series of In-System Programmers is a breakthrough in the programming industry. The programmers support a large number of devices (micro-controllers, memories, CPLDs and other programmable devices) from various manufacturers and have a compact size for easy ATE/fixture integration. They work standalone or connected to a host PC (RS-232, LAN and USB connections are built-in), and are provided with easy-to-use software utilities.
Main Features
  • Ultra-fast, universal In-System Programmers
  • Program up to 8 devices at once
  • Industrial-grade reliability
  • Standalone operation or host controlled
  • Easy to install and to use
  • Compact size, fixture friendly
  • Supports micro-controllers, serial and parallel memories, CPLDs and other programmable devices
  • High-speed, parallel programming
  • Designed for easy ATE integration
  • Robust and reliable
  • Supports multiple interfaces (JTAG, BDM, SPI, I2C, UART, etc.)
  • Memorizes data on a built-in memory card
  • Programmable power supply output (1.5-13V)
  • Programmable I/O voltage (1.6-5.5V)
  • High-speed I/O
  • USB, LAN, RS-232 (isolated) and low-level interface (isolated)
  • ISP I/O relay barrier (only available on the single-site model)
  • I/O protection
  • Wide range power supply (12-24V)
Software Features
  • WriteNow! Project Generator – easily create and debug a programming Project in a few guided steps
  • Built-in utilities: Image File Creation, File Manager, Easy ISP
  • Signal Connections
  • WriteNow! API – for custom applications (Visual C, Visual Basic, LabView, etc.)
  • ASCII-based command line protocol
  • Variable data handling for serial numbering, MAC addresses, production codes, etc.
  • On-board programming for Automatic Test Equipment
  • On-board programming for standalone stations
  • Functional test
  • Automotive

Write!BEFORE Socket Programmer


Algocraft Write!BEFORE Socket Programmer and the Socket Adapters connect the programming sites to the base unit. The Socket Adapter (SA) includes the appropriate socket (DIP, SDIP, SOIC, QFP, BGA) and electrical connections for programming a specific device.

Key Features
  • Based on Algocraft WriteNow! technology
  • Excellent performance
  • Supports FLASH micro-controllers & serial memories
  • Implementation into available 3rd party automated programmers and ATE machines
  • Up to 8 devices programmable at once
  • Device specific Programming Socket
  • Off-board programming
  • On-board programming for standalone stations
Hardware Features
  • Universal and upgradeable base unit
  • High-speed I/O
  • High-speed, parallel programming
  • Memorizes data on a built-in memory card
  • Programmable I/O voltage (1.6-5.5V)
  • Standalone operation or host controlled
  • Supports multiple packages (DIP, SOIC, TQFP, BGA, etc.)
  • 8-Site Programming Socket
  • START button, PASS/FAIL LEDs
Software Features
  • Project Wizard: easily create and debug a programming project in few guided steps
  • File Merge: combines different programming data sources (boot, application, variable data, etc.) in a single output file
  • File Manager: allows you to see Write!BEFORE file structure and to transfer files with the PC in an easily way
  • Write!BEFORE programs up to 8 devices at once, drastically reducing programming times and costs
  • Stand-Alone Mode: Write!BEFORE programmer can work without a PC connection
  • Write!BEFORE is specialized in MCU programming
  • High-Speed Programming
  • LAN interface: Write!BEFORE allows to send production data through the Internet from a local R&D laboratory directly to any other Write!BEFORE instrument in the world
  • Data encryption: Intellectual Property Protection by encrypting the image file
  • Variable Data Programming: Write!BEFORE allows to personalize/customize each single device with variable data, such as serial numbers, MAC address, barcode data, etc..
  • ATE interface: Easy integration with automated programmers and ATEs by using simple ASCII remote commands
  • Excellent technical support
  • World Wide Service
Manufacturers Supported
  • Adesto
  • Atmel
  • Cypress
  • Giga Device
  • Infineon
  • Microchip
  • Micron
  • Nordic Semiconductor
  • NXP (Freescale)
  • Renesas
  • Sigma Designs
  • Silicon Labs
  • Spansion
  • SST
  • ST Microelectronics
  • Texas Instruments
  • Winbond
Package Contents
  • Write!BEFORE Unit
  • 15V Power Supply
  • Serial and Ethernet LAN cable
  • Software CD
  • Programming Socket (optional)
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