Recommendation for a PROM burner

Johnny Billquist bqt at
Fri Mar 13 21:31:22 CDT 2015

On 2015-03-14 02:51, Jon Elson wrote:
> On 03/13/2015 11:34 AM, Noel Chiappa wrote:
>> So, I need to add a PROM burner to my collection of stuff, and I'd
>> like to ask
>> for recommendations.
>> The ability to read them would be a real plus (no idea if that's a common
>> capability or not).
> Yes, they all need this capability, as that's how you verify the write
> got all the bits
> set correctly.
> I have a Logical Devices Allpro 88, with the ISA card that controls it,
> if that is
> of any interest to anybody.  I do NOT have a copy of the software for it.
> I use a Xeltek Superpro/Z, which supports most EPROMS going way back.
> It supports the 2732, and may support some 16K EPROMS, too. You won't
> find ANYTHING that supports 1702 devices, they needed 80 V to program.
> I doubt you will find anything with a serial interface.

There definitely exist PROM programmers with serial interface, even if 
none are made any longer.

If anyone happen to have, or stumble on a PKW-1000, I wrote a program 
for RSX-11M-PLUS to use it from there.


Johnny Billquist                  || "I'm on a bus
                                   ||  on a psychedelic trip
email: bqt at             ||  Reading murder books
pdp is alive!                     ||  tryin' to stay hip" - B. Idol

More information about the cctalk mailing list