Bolt 18F2550 system programming software:

The software Bolt v.1.0.x used by the Bolt 18F2550 system, installs on any PC or laptop with Windows 8, Windows 7 (either 64 or 32 bit), Vista or XP. This software was specially developed by Frans Schreuder for the Bolt 18F2550 system, under the guidelines of GNU, General Public License.

This program permits easily to transfer executable (.hex) files from the PC to the Bolt 18F2550 board, via an USB port.

You may download here the version according to your Windows OS:

Bolt-amd64-1.0.2.exe (Windows 8)

Bolt-amd64-1.0.1.exe (Windows 7, 64 bits)

Bolt-x86-1.0.1.exe (Windows 7, 32 bits, Vista, XP)

All program versions in a single .zip file: BOLT-18F2550-SOFTWARE.zip

Bolt 18F2550 System Programming Manual

Quick and easy installation

The Bolt v.1.0.x software installation on your PC or Laptop is performed quickly and fully automatically and includes the installation of the USB driver for the Bolt card.

Programming requires only 2 clicks

After installing the software, and the application is open, as shown in the image below, it has an automatic detection (plug and play), of Bolt 18F2550 card (which must be connected to the PC via USB cable).

The message "Bootloader v1.0 connected" appears in the window indicating that the system is ready. Programming is carried out in an extremely simple way, so that the user only has 2 options: browse the executable file (Hex File button) and program the module Bolt 18F2550 (Flash target button).