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Can USB Blaster PID+6001&REV_0400 be upgraded to REV_0600?

Altera_Forum
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I have a couple Altera USB Blasters USB\VID_09FB&PID_6001&REV_0400. They will not program a Stratix V FPGA. When I try one that is REV_0600 it works. Can the REV_0400 blasters be upgraded?

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Altera_Forum
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You can read from and program this info your USB-Blaster using FTDI's "ft_prog (http://www.ftdichip.com/support/utilities.htm#ft_prog)" utility. So, you can read the data from your working unit and program into the other. However, you clearly do this at your own risk - or risk to your USB-Blasters at any rate. Of course, you can always backup the data from your non-working unit before you start. 

 

Cheers, 

Alex
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