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Thread: EEPROM endurance
picon face BY : Spehro Pefhany email (remove spam text)

At 01:05 PM 12/7/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Atmel has an app note on this (called "high endurance" something
>or another). This works, but a better way is to go through the entire
>EEPROM, then start again at the beginning.

I think there are some notes about special refreshing procedures if your
required endurance exceeds 10% of the rated numbers.

You could always queue the numbers in RAM and write them once every 10
minutes (say). The only difference would be in case of a power failure you'd
lose a bit more data than otherwise.

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