( EE Tools Programmer Model Overview - 3'QT/2005 )

Model ChipMax TopMax TopMaxII UniMax ProMax-4G ProMax-8G MultiMax-1G MultiMax-8G MultiMax-16G
Brief Comparison
Detail Comparison
Full Overview
ChipMax
TopMax
TopMaxII
UniMax
ProMax-4G
ProMax-8G
Win 95 / 98 / NT /2K / XP O O O O O O O O O
Built-in Socket 1 1 1 1 4 8 1 8 16
Socket pin # 40 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48
USB O O O O O O O
Stand-Alone O O O
PC via Parallel O O
Internal (100-250 VAC) O O O O O O O
External (100 or 240) O O
EPROM / EERPOM O O O O O O O O O
Flash Memory O O O O O O O O O
NAND Flash O O O O O O O O
Support Memory (up to 512 Mbit) O O
Low Volt to 3.3 / 1.2 V O O O O O O O O
PAL / Bi-PROM O O O O
GAL / PALCE / ATF O O O O O O O O O
iSPL / XCF O O O O O O O
MACH / MAX / EPC O O O O O O O O
874X O O O O O O O O
87C5x, 89Cxx, 97Cxx, 89Sxx O O O O O O O O O
87C751/752/251/196 O O O O O O O O
MC68HC11/705/805/905/711/811 O O O O O O O O
PIC12/16Cxx O O O O O O O O O
PIC12F/16F/17F/18F/18F/16LC/18LC O O O O O O O O
17/23/24/25xx O O O O O O O O O
32/33/59Cxx O O O O O O O O O
93/94Cxxx O O O O O O O O O
27C1001 13 11 8 8 8 8 16 16 16
27C4002 45 41 34 34 34 34 32 32 32
AM29F040 32 32 10 10 10 10 12 12 12
27C322 X 292 234 234 234 234 225 225 225
25P32 X 283 170 170 170 170 130 130 130
28F320B3 X 183 45 45 45 45 41 41 41
AM29DL640D(64Mbit, 16) X 174 51 51 51 51 46 46 46
E28F128J3C(128Mbit,16) X 366 129 129 156 156 142 142 142
AM29LV256MH(256Mbit,16) X 764 280 280 280 280 264 264 264
256 NAND Flash X 524 361 228 228 228 207 207 207
Start Key Button X X O O O O O O O
Device Support Universal Devices
(over 5000 chips)
Universal Devices
(over 8000 chips)
Universal Devices
(over 8000 chips)
Universal Devices
(over 7000 chips)
Universal Devices, Flash, PLD, Serial, PIC, Mot, 87/89 MCU, Nand Flash
(over 7000 chips)
Universal Devices, Flash, PLD, Serial, PIC, Mot, 87/89 MCU, Nand Flash
(over 7000 chips)
Sales Focus Reliable for long time . New Lower price. Reliable for long time . New Lower price. Fast programming speed ( 3 times faster than TopMax), USB 2.0, Most recent technology, Connect up to 8 unit through USB HUB as concurrent programmer, Fast programming speed ( 5 times faster than ChipMax), USB 2.0, new technology, Connect up to 8 units through USB HUB as concurrent programmer Fast programming speed , USB 2.0, new technology, Individual operation w/ start key, 100% concurrent programmer 4 sites Fast programming speed , USB 2.0, new technology, Individual operation w/ start key, 100% concurrent programmer 8 sites
TTL/CMOS MEMORY Test Support Support Support Support
ZIF Socket 48 pin 48 pin 48 pin 48 pin 4 of 48 pin standard DIP 8 of 48 pin standard DIP
AC Power(110/240) External AC adapter Built-in Switching Power, CSA, CUL Built-in Switching Power , CSA, CUL External AC adapter Universal built-in switching power Universal built-in switching power
Start Key NO NO O O 4 8
Option (Module, Adapter) NO MODULE or FAN REQUIRE NO MODULE or FAN REQUIRE NO MODULE or FAN REQUIRED NO MODULE or FAN REQUIRED
Host Interface Parallel Port Parallel Port USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Software Version WIN95/98/NT/2000/XP WIN95/98/NT/2000/XP WIN95/98/NT/2000/XP WIN95/98/NT/2000/XP WIN95/98/NT/2000/XP WIN95/98/NT/2000/XP
Auto Device Select Built-in Built-in Built-in Built-in
PLCC, TSOP,SOP Adapter available Adapter available(cross use TopMaxII,UniMax) Adapter available(cross use TopMax,UniMax) Adapter available(cross use TopMax,TopMaxII) Adapter available(cross use TopMax,TopMaxII) Adapter available
Origin California, USA California, USA California, USA California, USA California, USA California, USA
Warranty Software Free for Life Time Free for Life Time Free for Life Time Free for Life Time Free for Life Time / 2 year warranty, CE Free for Life Time / 2 year warranty , CE
Warranty Hardware 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years
Product introduced Since 1998 Since 1998 Since 2005 Since 2005