MiniProg programmer -  Pros and Cons related to enCoRe II devices

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    Question: What are the pros and cons of using MiniProg for programming encoreII devices?

     

    Answer:

    Pros

    1.   MiniProg programmer can be used to program enCoRe II devices without having to use the ICE cube - It can connect to the Modular Programmer and the enCoRe II applications board through the 5-pin ISSP header for programming purposes.
    2.   MiniProg along with a 5-pin to USB adapter (CY3655-PLG) can be used to program the encoreII devices through a USB cable.

    Cons

    The MiniProg can only program at 5volts and this could be an issue for low-voltage and wireless designs