to X1 or X2 series for KeyMakers with earlier firmware
ANY working KeyMaker USB
This is an Update to
the latest firmware with the SAME LEVEL OF FUNCTIONALITY
as you now have.
To upgrade to a higher
level of functionality you need to buy a Product Activation key Upgrade to that
higher level of functionality ...read
Higher Functionality Upgrade
Please read all the
information below BEFORE you contact Joe by email, on the Subject Line of your
email type "Update KeyMaker Firmware, same functionality"
This Firmware Update offer only
applies to KeyMakers that have been Activated and which DO NOT HAVE
DAMAGED I2C interface or any other damage that makes it non operational.
Since the launch of the KeyMaker USB series
back in February 2010 there have been 4 different boards used, any of the
4 boards pictured below can have their firmware updated
Atmega328 boards can be
updated to the current firmware KeyMaker X1
Atmega1280 boards can be
updated to the current firmware KeyMaker X2
A KeyMaker ATmega328
board CANNOT be updated to KeyMaker KMX2 simply because the firmware will
NOT FIT into the Atmega328 board's smaller capacity Microcontroller.
ATmega328 KeyMaker board - 2 switches,
ATmega328 KeyMaker board - 3
ATmega328 KeyMaker board - 2 switches -
ATmega1280 KeyMaker board - 3 switches -
ATmega1280 KeyMaker board - 2 switches -
If your old KeyMaker board is not
fitted with the "Zap SVP button", do not worry, as part of the
update at no
extra charge, it will be fitted with a Zap SVP button.
Before sending back your KeyMaker for
firmware update you need to perform the KeyMaker DIAGNOSTIC so that YOU KNOW if
your KeyMaker is damaged or not.
I have no desire to get into a fight with
you about was your KeyMaker damaged or wasn't your KeyMaker damaged before
you sent it to me.
My update procedure involves updating the
firmware ON YOUR EXISTING KEYMAKER BOARD, that process cannot damage your
You may not be aware that on the last
occasion you used your KeyMaker you may have damaged it.
Before posting your KeyMaker to me for
Firmware Update, run your KeyMaker Diagnostic command so YOU know if your
KeyMaker is damaged or not.
This is NOT an opportunity to have your
damaged KeyMaker replaced for FREE, be very clear about that.
This offer only applies to KeyMakers
that DO NOT HAVE DAMAGED I2C interface or any other damage, see above.
All existing KeyMakers
going right back to the first one sold in early 2010 can be updated to
the equivalent KMX1 or KMX2 [if you have an ATmega1280 based board]
series functionality level.
The firmware update to the equivalent KMX1
or KMX2 series
functionality level will cost you USD $30 that includes return shipping, you pay
to post your KeyMaker to me for firmware update.
will only be accepted from a Verified PayPal account
Check the Status of your PayPal account before ordering
The ATmega1280 KeyMaker board pictured
Your Firmware Updated KMX1 or
KMX2 KeyMaker Board will be delivered to you with a new serial number and will need to be
Activated with a new Activation Product key.
All of Joe's KeyMakers
boards that have had their Firmware Updated are shipped NOT Activated.
KeyMaker board will do NOTHING useful until
it has been activated !
Before you can use your KeyMaker board
you must Activate it.
KeyMaker board will do nothing useful until
it has been Activated, it will simply sit there if powered up and display
a constantly flashing Green LED which is it's way of telling you it has
not been Activated.
The Zap SVP will NOT work until after
the KeyMaker board has been Activated.
Put simply, do not waste
your time trying to use the KeyMaker board until it has been Activated.
Follow this link to Activate your
Follow this link to Activate your
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