How to self-boot the EVAL-ADAU1701MINIZ (evaluation board for ADAU1701, ADAU1702, and ADAU1401A)

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Here is a step-by-step guide to self-booting the EVAL-ADAU1701MINIZ, which is an evaluation board for the ADAU1701, ADAU1702, and ADAU1401A SigmaDSPs.


First, orient the board so that you can read the reference designators (with DC power jack at the upper left corner of the board).

Next, load your project in SigmaStudio and make sure both an ADAU1701/ADAU1702/ADAU1401 IC and an E2Prom IC are connected to the USBi.


1. Link-compile-download the project (shortcut F7)

2. Make sure the switch S5 is in the downward position (towards the USBi communications header)

3. Right-click the ADAU1701 in SigmaStudio and choose “Write latest compilation to E2PROM”

4. Power off the board by disconnecting the power supply (or USBi)

5. Power on the board

6. Self-boot should have worked properly