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A Method For In System Programming (ISP) Of Distributed Controller That Use Microcontrollers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019192D
Publication Date: 2003-Sep-03

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Abstract

Every time there is a firmware update, each device is removed, reprogrammed, and reinstalled in the machine. A method using two SCB (Serial Command Bus) commands has been implemented to allow the microcontrollers to be programmed over the machines internal control network (SCB).