Created Wed, 25 Dec 2013 21:05:17 +0000 by nullbrains
Wed, 25 Dec 2013 21:05:17 +0000
Can anyone help me find the oficial firmware for the chip kit wf32 board? i have can't find it in digilent's website.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:40:39 +0000
I haven't looked too deep, but it uses the same chip as the MAX32. It probably uses the same bootloader too.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:48:55 +0000
Thank you for your time, but i think they use different MCU. The MAX32 uses a PIC32MX795F512 and WF32 uses a PIC32MX695F512L.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:55:22 +0000
The only difference between them (IIRC) is the lack of a CAN module in the 695. Other than that they are interchangeable.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:11:54 +0000
Do you think is safe using MAX32's firmware? I do not want to void an warranty, i have just bought this board and i am getting an "avrdude: verification error; content mismatch" error. Do you this will solve the problem, or is this risky to void warranty and end up with a faulty board?
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:19:51 +0000
Well, it won't physically break it, but if it doesn't work your board won't work until you put the right bootloader on. Either way the bootloader is software, and I don't believe the warranty would have anything to do with it.
If you have MPLAB-X and XC32 (both freely downloadable) you can download the source code for the chipKIT bootloaders and create your own from [url]https://github.com/EmbeddedMan/PIC32-avrdude-bootloader[/url] - it would just be a case of copying the configuration for an existing one and making any necessary changes (if any are in fact needed).
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:24:29 +0000
I will try it. Thank you for your time and happy holidays. Have a nice day.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:22:53 +0000
Digilent has now posted the WF32 bootloader.