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Next-gen in-circuit debugger boosts speed, flexibility

Stephen Law   

Electronics Embedded Systems Semiconductors Engineering Supply Chain debugging development tool MCU MCU

MICROCHIP MPLAB ICD 4 in-circuit programming and debugging development tool for firm’s PIC microcontroller (MCU) and dsPIC digital signal controller portfolios includes all the features of the popular MPLAB ICD 3 tool while adding increased speed through a faster processor and increased RAM. Improvement in speed is accomplished through a 32-bit MCU running at 300MHz, along with an increased buffer memory of 2MB. The puck-shaped device is housed in a durable, black case with a brushed aluminum top and is accented with an LED light strip to indicate debugging status.


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