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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report: September 18, 2012

(Date of earliest event reported)


Data I/O Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Commission File Number: 0-10394






(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)


6464 185th Ave. N.E., Suite 101

Redmond, WA 98052

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


 (425) 881-6444

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


 Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Items reported in this filing:

Item 8.01 Other Events



Item 8.01 Other Events


Data I/O took restructuring actions this week to reduce quarterly operating expenses and production costs by approximately $300,000.  These actions include reductions in personnel and the use of contractors, professionals, and consultants, as well as focusing our development efforts on a smaller number of projects during the current economic downturn.


The restructuring charge associated with these actions is expected to be approximately $185,000 and is primarily related to severance.  The restructuring charge will be incurred in the third quarter and paid out during the fourth quarter of 2012.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




Data I/O Corporation





September 20, 2012

By:  /s/ Joel S. Hatlen           

Joel S. Hatlen
Vice President
Chief Financial Officer