in-system programmable


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in-system programmable

Programmable logic chips (PLDs) that are programmed after they are attached to the circuit board. Also called "in-circuit programmable," devices that use static RAM (SRAM) are in-system programmable by nature because they are loaded at startup. See PLD.
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Lattice Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ: LSCC) has announced the addition of in-system programmable (ISP) zero-delay clock generator devices to its ispClock family.
The in-system programmable Flash has been improved with smaller 64-byte segments, programming times as fast as 17 [micro]s per byte, and a lower 2.2V programming voltage allowing for the elimination of external EEPROMs in most systems.
(Nasdaq:XLNX) has announced a new family of low cost, in-system programmable PROMs for configuration of Xilinx FPGAs.