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BPM: 8th Gen Automated Programming
Automated programming system.
Houston, TX — BPM Microsystems is demonstrating its 8th Generation model 3800 automated programming system and model 2800 manual programming system. The company's latest series of device programmers combines the speed of Vector Engine Co-Processor® with BitBlast technology plus true universal device support, resulting in what it calls the fastest universal programmer in the industry. The 8th Gen product line supports microcontrollers, NAND flash, NOR flash, Serial flash, Managed NAND flash, E/EPROM, flash EPROM, and other technologies with densities up to an 8 Eb theoretical limit. It also supports devices with voltage down to 0.7Vdd. The ultra-fast programming speed of the 3800 and 2800 is attributed to the company's Vector Engine Co-Processor, the same proven technology that established Flashstream® as the fastest flash-dedicated programmer. The unusual co-processor design hardware accelerates waveforms during the programming cycle. Faster speeds are achieved through synchronous operations, eliminating dead time so that the device under test no longer waits for the programmer. The result is programming near the theoretical limits of the silicon design; the faster the device, the faster the device is programmed. The model 3800 uses the same proven robust design as the company's 3000 series device handling system. Integrated into the 3800 is the LaserAlign sensor from CyberOptics®, which assures repeatable pick-and-place accuracy and high performance during the programming process. The programmer also offers flexible options for input and output media with choices of tray, tape or tube.

Suitable for mid- to high-volume production, the model 3800 can utilize up to 16 socket cards. The model 2800 was designed as a low-volume production programmer and can utilize up to four socket cards. Multiple 2800s can be connected to expand the concurrent programming session.

More economical and efficient than competitive "gang" cards that are soldered to a common printed circuit board, these socket cards can be optimized and replaced individually without dramatically affecting programming capacity.

With optional receptacle-base socket cards, customers can simply purchase the consumable socket as needed.

Contact: BPM Microsystems, 5373 West Sam Houston Pkwy N, Suite 250, Houston, TX 77041-5160 800-225-2102 or 713-688-4600 fax: 713-688-0920 E-mail: Web:

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