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thank you for having purchased the Zerocat Chipflasher “board-edition-1”!
The Zerocat Chipflasher is a Free-Design Hardware Tool which continues to be developed voluntarily. The project consists of electronic hardware designs in conjunction with appropriate software tools, documentation and free licenses.
This device respects users’ freedom and has been certified by the Free Software Foundation in May 2018:
Your chipflasher board comes with an acrylic front-panel which holds the main power button as well as an informational sticker. Check the version tag, mentioned on that sticker, i.e.:
Please operate your specific piece of hardware with appropriate software only! The following steps will help you to match the proper version.
The sources of the chipflasher project are ready for download with the help of Git https://git-scm.com/, a software which you will need to install as a prerequisite.
On a standard GNU/Linux Operating System --- we suggest Trisquel https://trisquel.info/ --- please copy all sources onto your harddisk like so:
$ git clone git://zerocat.org/zerocat/projects/chipflasher
Then change into the chipflasher folder and checkout your specific version, i.e.:
$ cd chipflasher $ git checkout board-edition-1
Alternately, you may use the chipflasher’s Source Code Mini-CD which contains, at your option:
chipflasher, shipping the full Git history
A snapshot of the Git repository,
Please read the project’s
doc/README.md text file. It should provide
all necessary information to get you started. Please take your time,
several steps are required.
As the chipflasher project evolves, software and hardware design may
change. However, software changes probably still apply to your specific
piece of hardware. Please always check compatibility based on
chipflasher/doc/board-version-history.md at your own responsibility.
Zerocat Chipflasher “board-edition-1” Product Webpage
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You need assistance to get started? Send a mail to email@example.com, but please accept that we cannot reply instantly. Note a long-term support should be negotiated individually, upon request.
The Zerocat Chipflasher is sold according to Zerocat’s General Business Conditions. Its Free Software is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
You proceed at your own risk.
This product Zerocat Chipflasher “board-edition-1” meets the requirements of the relevant Directives or Regulations for the CE marking:
Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, Directive 2011/65/EU, Amendment 2014/2/EU
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Directive 2014/30/EU
Please use the product according to recommended best practises in regards to Electromagnetic Compatibility as mentioned on the Product Webpage: http://www.zerocat.org/chipflasher-board-edition-1.html
All electronic items on the product’s printed circuit board are RoHS compliant and the board itself has been soldered with high-quality lead-free fairtrade solder.
When shipped on paper, this statement is signed by the manufacturer:
Name: ______________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________ City: ______________________________________________ Country: ______________________________________________ Date, Signature: ______________________________________________
As affixing the CE marking onto the product itself in an indelible manner was not achievable, it is affixed to this document instead:
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