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Stand Alone Utility

Downloading with the Flash Magic utility requires the following steps to download code to the LPC24x8's on-chip Flash ROM.


  • You must have installed an USB driver (USB Serial Port) on your PC in order for the USB-to-UART chip (FT232R) to function.

    FTDI Port

To configure the MCB2400 Evaluation Board for Flash programming, select and start Programs — Flash Magic — Flash Magic.

  1. Select USB Serial Port for the COM Port, specify 115200 as the Baud Rate, and select either the LPC2468 or LPC2478 as the Device depending on the board you have.

  2. Enable Erase blocks used by Hex File.

  3. Select the Hex File, for example: root\ARM\BOARDS\KEIL\MCB2400\BLINKY\BLINKY.HEX.

  4. Flash Magic Advanced Options DialogIn the Options — Advanced Options dialog, select the Hardware Config tab, then check the Use DTR and RTS to control RST and P0.14 check box.
  5. Click Start to download the Hex File into the Flash ROM of the LPC24x8.

    Flash Magic Dialog

    In case of errors, check the COM connection and jumper settings

    • J30 & J31 to LEFT
    • J33 = ON
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