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About Bob Storey

Bob Storey is a developer at XJTAG. His role includes the continuing development of the automatic Connection Test and also the code which handles logic devices in XJTAG.

Improving Connection test errors around terminated nets

When helping our customers to understand errors that Connection Test has discovered, we sometimes realise that XJTAG has the information the customer needs, if we were only to display a little more output. […]

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Differential Terminations in XJTAG

This post is to try to clarify what XJTAG understands by the term “differential termination”. […]

Driving differential pins in XJEase

A few people have asked us how to deal with differential pins when writing XJEase tests. They see them change value on an oscilloscope during the Connection Test, but aren’t sure how to deal with them explicitly in .xje files. […]

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XJTAG Version 3.0

A new major version of XJTAG – version 3.0 – is now available from our website for users who are in maintenance. […]

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XJTAG Version 2.7

A new major version of XJTAG – version 2.7 – is now available from our website for users who are in maintenance. […]

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How can Checkchain pass but Connection test report “broken chain”?

This is a common question during the development of a test system. The problem generally occurs when a board is first run, and stems from a slight misunderstanding of what Checkchain is designed to do. This article therefore attempts to explain the difference between the Checkchain function and all other tests, in order to explain how this situation can happen. […]

XJTAG version 2.6

A new major version of XJTAG – version 2.6 – is now available from our website for users who are in maintenance. […]

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The Safe bitstream

The Safe bitstream gets mentioned occasionally in our documentation and warning/error messages and this blog post attempts to shed some light on what it is and what it’s used for. […]

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Programming the TI MSP430 Microcontroller

Although it has a JTAG port, the TI MSP430 microcontroller is not a boundary scan capable device. Instead of the standard boundary scan registers there is a set of registers that allow the various functions of the device to be accessed and configured. […]

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XJTAG version 2.5

The latest version of XJTAG, version 2.5, is now available to customers who are in maintenance. […]

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