The VP-998 is the latest top of the range Wellon Universal Programmer, with support for over 83,000 devices, including PIC microcontrollers, EEPROMs, dsPIC, AVR and other microcontrollers like AT89, plus PLDs and flash memory.
It is very fast because it has USB 2.0 interface for Hi-speed data transfer. It also includes an ISP adapter (WL-ISP-U1) for programming devices in-circuit.
USB 2.0 for much faster programming
48 Pin ZIF socket with universal pin-drivers.
USB Interface so programmer can be used with LAPTOPS, PC, PS/2 or compatibles
Accepts most compiler outputs in JEDEC format including ABEL, CUPL, PALASM, TANGO PLD, OrCAD PLD, PLD Designer and ISDATA
Manages 16 and 32-bit word split (Set Programming)
Test TTL/CMOS logic ICs and Dynamic/Static Random Access Memory devices
Optimum programming for each individual device
Auto identifies TTL/CMOS logic IC
Support 1.5v low voltage devices
Device insertion and poor-pin-contact check
Adapters are not needed for DIL devices
Universal DIP, PLCC, QFP, TSOP, PSOP, SOIC, SSOP, SDIP adapters available
Auto-run mode starts programming automatically on detection of chip insertion
Super programming speed.