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Flash Magic Production System

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NXP flash programming tool for microcontrollers, with scripting, command line and DLLs. Implement production line programming and support all Philips 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit flash microcontrollers with your custom application. Create end-user product update utilities, and more!

Price: $499.00

The Flash Magic Production System provides a license to use Flash Magic on production lines and the necessary information and files to allow custom applications to be built on the Flash Magic platform.

Production Lines

Do you want to use Flash Magic on a production line in your company? The free version isn't licensed for production line use. By purchasing the Flash Magic Production System you will be able to use Flash Magic on up to 10 PCs at a single company location. Additional licensing options are available on request..

Custom PC Applications

Do you want to build your own PC applications that can program NXP microcontrollers? The ISP functionality of Flash Magic is provided by a set of driver DLLs. These DLLs are rather like libraries and can be called by any application that knows how to use it. All copies of Flash Magic include these DLLs. By building upon these DLLs an application immediately gains access to the knowledge and abilities of Flash Magic that have been built up over several years of effort. The DLLs represents literally thousands of hours of investment, and it is a tried and tested platform that is currently used by thousands of users worldwide.

About Flash Magic

Flash Magic is a feature-rich Windows based tool for the downloading of code into NXP flash microcontrollers. It utilises a feature of the microcontrollers called ISP, which allows the transfer of data serially between a PC and the device.

Flash Magic can erase devices, program them, read data and read and set various configuration information. Rather than providing the basic features of ISP, Flash Magic adds additional features and intelligence, allowing complex operations to be performed. For example, erasing can be any collection of pages pages, blocks, the hex file to be programmed or the entire device. Some devices store the ISP bootloader in flash memory, so Flash magic implements methods to protect this code from being erased.

Additional advanced features of Flash Magic include the automatic programming of checksums, entering ISP mode via a serial command, execution of Just In Time modules allowing endless flexibility in the data programmed, control over RS232 signals to place devices into ISP mode, and control over the timing of such signals.

Flash Magic has been available for free for over six years and supports all current 8-bit (8051), 16-bit (XA) and 32-bit (ARM) flash microcontrollers from NXP.

Possible Uses

Some ideas for applications built on the Flash Magic platform:


The following is a list of features in the Flash Magic driver DLLs. The list is not exhaustive by any means, but does give a good overview. Note that not all features are available with all devices. Features available depend on the functionality of the device being accessed.

What's Included

The following is a list of files that are included in the Production System.


The Flash Magic Production System can run on Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10. For building applications a PC application development system is needed. Library and/or import files are provided for Microsoft Visual C++ and Borland C++ Builder. For other development systems you will need to generate your own library or import files from the header files or DLLs.

Support Limitations

General support is provided when using any PC development system. This consists of general questions on the DLL functionality. Specific help can only be given when using Microsoft Visual C++ or Borland C++ Builder.

Price: $499.00