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alpha relese — Pär Moberg


Burning EPROMs using willem based programmers.

Shopping List

You will need:

  • PC with a IBM parallel port
  • Willem based programmer
  • Power supply (optional, see below)
  • EPROM, UV or electronic erasable
  • Network card with a ROM socket or ROM-card so you can use/test your new burned EPROM
  • Operating system that can run Windows 32bit programs
  • Programmer software (look on your programmers homepage)



Connect your programmer to your computer and a power supply.

“I would recommend that you use a external power supply, a wall wart, instead of USB when given the choice. My experience is that EPROMs needs more power than USB can provide” — Pär Moberg

An erased EPROM


Windows 9x/Me/NT/2000/XP

Extract/install the programmer software and start programming


Install Wine (optional, PlayOnLinux)

“If you are going to use more Windows software than the Willem programmer software, I would recommend to install PlayOnLinux as well since we are going to need some Wine magic to get the parallel port to work” — Pär Moberg


Wine is usually included in the packet repository of your distribution but the latest development releases for the big dists can be found at with good instructions.


PlayOnLinux is target to gamers but has the feature of handling wineprefixes

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