EPROM sideline

From: Richard Erlacher <edick_at_idcomm.com>
Date: Tue Nov 2 09:18:57 1999

The OLD Pre-Unisite (model 2900 ??) programmer from DataI/O was what I used
many years ago to program both the 5203 and the 1702. Surely they haven't
entirely skipped those in the course of moving to the UniSit?, or have they?


-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce Lane <kyrrin_at_bluefeathertech.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Monday, November 01, 1999 11:09 PM
Subject: Re: EPROM sideline

>At 18:39 01-11-1999, Dave Dameron wrote:
>>Can you program 1702A's?
> Unfortunately not. The UniSite is a good machine, and since it's
>pin-driver technology could probably be made to do it, but Data I/O never
>developed an algorithm for the 1700 series parts that I'm aware of.
>>How about the similar National part 5203? Both are
>>256 Byte EPROM's. There was also a Motorola part, 6834(?).
> Neither one is listed on my device chart, so I would have to say no. Sorry
>about that. The problem is that Data I/O keeps information about how to
>actually program the UniSite's innards a closely-guarded secret, so I have
>no way to even try to cobble something together.
>Bruce Lane, Owner and head honcho, Blue Feather Technologies
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