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------------------------- Cogwheel Circuit Works Nixie System Version 1.4 Firmware Distribution For Windows PC (XP,Vista, Windows 7) 2012.02.25 ------------------------- CONTAINS Firmware for all current and previous Cogwheel Nixie Driver Boards and Clock configurations Bootloader firmware (not required for upgrading) Firmware Installation Instructions For PC: Download the zip file and extract into a temporary directory Determine which COM port your nixie board is attached to. Verify with a terminal emulator program. Run the UPLOAD.BAT script in the directory You will be prompted for the COM port number and which firmware image you wish to upload: b7971x8_hwrevA_swrevXXXXbldYYYY.hex upload this file if you are using a the Rev A nixie driver board with B7971 tubes b7971x8_hwrevB_swrevXXXXbldYYYY.hex upload this file if you are using a the Rev B nixie driver board with B7971 tubes in17x7_hwrevA_swrevXXXXbldYYYY.hex upload this file if you are have an IN17x7 Rev A Clock in17x7_hwrevB_swrevXXXXbldYYYY.hex upload this file if you are have an IN17x7 Rev B Clock shield_hwrevXA_swrevXXXXbldYYYY.hex upload this file if you are using a cogwheel nixie shield Boot loader Use this if you are building your own board from scratch. The bootloader is part of the Arduino standard and enables applications firmware to be uploaded via the serial port. The bootloader flashing requires an AVR programmer attached to the ISP port of the board. On a PC, run the FLASH_BOOTLOADER_AVR_POCKET.BAT script. It assumes you are using an AVR Pocket programmer