Posts Tagged ‘debugger’

PIC16F1454 used as inexpensive ARM debugger

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Peter Lawrence has been working on using a PIC as a CMSIS-DAP ARM debugger. I wanted to see what was feasible in the way of a very-low-cost ARM board. OK, that doesn't sound original, but stick with me. The solutions that I've seen (Tweeny, McHck, mbed, etc.) are limited to...

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Posted in ARM, code, components, how-to, PIC | 15 Comments »

DSJTAG – USB JTAG debugger and programmer for both Xilinx and Altera IDEs

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Seeed has a cheap JTAG programmer/debugger for both major FPGA/CPLD brands. It emulates both the Xilinx Platform USB Cable and Altera USB blaster JTAG programmers with a flip of a switch. As a Xilinx Platform USB Cable it is supported by the manufacture's iMPACT, ISE, Chipscope and EDK software bundles....

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Posted in JTAG, kit biz | 3 Comments »

Bus Blaster v2 testing

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

We've just completed verification of the Bus Blaster v2 JTAG debugger. V2 is much more flexible than v1, and uses a programmable logic chip (CPLD) for the buffer. The logic chips in v1 were expensive to source and place, but v2 uses a $1 CPLD with a bunch less pins...

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Posted in Bus Blaster, Development | 10 Comments »

Improving the MSP430 debugger

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Travis Goodspeed studied the MSP430 FET debugger, and redesigned it with a bunch of improvements: A FET is any Flash Emulation Tool containing an MSP430F1612, including the FET UIF and EZ430 debuggers. I am happy to announce my own variant of the MSP430 FET debugger. My variant is compatible with...

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Posted in MSP430 | No Comments »

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