I made my prototype board using the nrf51822 chip. for this prototype i use an on-board connector + external programmer to flash the nrf51822 chip.
that's work fine but i'm planning to make a big run of 1000 beacon boards. i don't think i'll make the flashing of each nrf chip the same way as i made for the prototype. it's annoying to do the programming of each chip apart and it will take a lot of time.
So i want to know how the professional industry flashes their devices like nrf or any other microcontorllers for big run ?
did nordicsemi sell a flashed nrf chip? meaning i give him my program and they provide me for example 1000 nrf chip with the program already installed in the memory chip ?
waiting for your helpful propositions.
My experience with external flash is that you can have the distributor program them for you (for a small fee) in advance of assembly. I've not yet tried this with an embedded flash device, but I expect it's possible. Check with your distributor to see what options they offer.