71M651X Boot Loader


This application note describes a boot loader that can be programmed into Teridian's single- and 3-phase energy-metering ICs with a low-cost tool, such as the TFP2 flash download module or a Signum Systems® in-circuit emulator (ICE). Once the boot loader is programmed into flash, application-code downloads require only a terminal program, such as HyperTerminal® emulation program. The article describes how a boot loader is implemented and deployed, and how compatible firmware applications are generated. Read full article.