Burner for 8051 Family (Hardware + Software…)

Burner for 8051 Family



  • Supports major Atmel 89 series devices
  • Auto Identify connected hardware and devices
  • Error checking and verification in-built
  • Lock of programs in chip supported to prevent program copying
  • 20 and 40 pin ZIF socket on-board
  • Auto Erase before writing and Auto Verify after writing
  • Informative status bar and access to latest programmed file
  • Simple and Easy to use

Power Supply: 14-18V DC or 12-16V AC Interface: RS-232, 9-pin D connector Data Speed: 57600 bps, 8 bits, no parity, 1 stop, no flow control File format: Intel 8-bit HEX Program Sockets: 40 pin DIP – 0.6″ & 20 pin DIP 0.3″ ZIF socket Software: Works on Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, NT, XP


Simple to use & low cost, yet powerful flash microcontroller programmer for the Atmel 89 series. It will Program, Read and Verify Code Data, Write Lock Bits, Erase and Blank Check. This programmer has intelligent onboard firmware and connects to the serial port. It can be used with any type of computer and requires no special hardware. All that is needed is a serial communication port which all computers have. All devices have signature bytes that the programmer reads to automatically identify the chip. No need to select the device type, just plug it in and go! All devices also have a number of lock bits to provide various levels of software and programming protection. These lock bits are fully programmable using this programmer. Lock bits are useful to protect the program to be read back from microcontroller only allowing erase to reprogram the microcontroller. The programmer connects to a host computer using a standard RS232 serial port. All the programming ‘intelligence’ is built into the programmer so you do not need any special hardware to run it. Programmer comes with window based software for easy programming of the devices.

Supported Devices

The table below shows the key differences between the various microcontrollers supported by the programmer:-

ControllersNumber Flash (Kbytes) RAM (Bytes) I/O Pins
AT89C51 4 128 32
AT89C52 8 256 32
AT89C55WD 20 256 32
AT89LV51 4 128 32
AT89LV52 8 256 32
AT89C55 20 256 32
AT89LV55 20 256 32
AT89S51 4 128 32
AT89LS51 4 128 32
AT89S52 8 256 32
AT89LS52 8 256 32
AT89S53 12 256 32
AT89LS53 12 256 32
AT89S8252 8 256 32
AT89LS8252 8 256 32
AT89C1051 1 128 15
AT89C2051 2 128 15
AT89C4051 4 128 15

These microcontrollers from Atmel use flash memory to store programs. Flash memory can be electronically erased and programmed, no need for a UV eraser.

Programming Software

Computer side software called ‘ProLoad’ is executed that accepts the Intel HEX format file generated from compiler to be sent to target microcontroller. It auto detects the hardware connected to the serial port. It also auto detects the chip inserted and bytes used.

Connects to your computer’s serial port (Comm. 1, 2, 3 or 4) with a standard DB9 Male to DB9 Female cable. (Cable Included). Baud Rate – 57600, COM x automatically selected by window software. No PC Card Required. Uses Intel Hex Data Format (Default output of most assemblers and compilers.)