Flashcat / Blackcat USB - JTAG and SPI Flashing Tool
Flashcat USB is a USB Flash memory programmer capable of reading and writing data to thousands of different devices using multiple protocols, such as JTAG, EJTAG, or SPI. Comes with easy to use Windows based software that is customisable.
The cost-effective way to read and program thousands of flash memory devices. This device can program all CFI compatible flash devices over JTAG and can also program SPI high-density serial flash devices. Hardware support can be added using an easy to use device script feature.
Open-source software supports multi-languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Fast 16MHz RISC processor
32KB Flash (upgraded from 16KB!)
2 DIP switches for mode application changes
Upgradeable firmware over USB
On board reset button
Universal CFI Flash programming support
SPI Mode 0, 1, 2 compatible
USB 1.1 / 2.0 compatible
Dual voltage (3.3v or 5v) output
All connections from the programmer to the motherboard or pcb must be made by you to a SPI header using a cable or IDC header connector, by using a soic or dip clip or attaching individual wires. Correct identification of the header and connection to the programmer is critical to successfully reading or writing a chip. A comprehensive .pdf user manual and documentation is included and the manufacturer does provide some support.