mass producing flashed ATTINY85's

by cag on Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:57 pm

I've got a design that I need to replicate in large-ish batches. Currently I have to flash all the tiny's before mounting them in my PCB. How does one go about getting a bunch of them flashed in bulk? Is there a service that does that?

My choices now, as I move to SMD - are to build programming ports into the PCB, or make some sort of jig to bulk flash a bunch at once prior to mounting (I'm doing that currently with through-hole). Figure there's got to be a better way.

THANKS!
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Re: mass producing flashed ATTINY85's

by adafruit on Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:13 pm

we suggest having the ISP header broken out so after its soldered you can flash the chip using a USBTiny or similar - pogo pins work great for this!
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Re: mass producing flashed ATTINY85's

by westfw on Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:22 am

http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/e ... ND/2238295
This part can be programmed by Digi-Key; for details please contact our custom department at 1-800-344-4539 x5725 or custom.orders@digikey.com
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