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Testing XJLink hardware

We understand that sometimes (for your own sanity if nothing else) you need to test that your test equipment is working. For this reason, it is possible to run a health-check on XJLink2 hardware (and XJLink2-based hardware) using the self-test feature available in the XJLink Manager. The self test can be run with or without a loopback connector but should never be run with the XJLink connected to test hardware. […]

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Debugging Connection Test – part 1 (Updated)

This post is an update to the original “Debugging Connection Test (part 1)” post – over time several features in XJTAG have changed considerably and may be hard to find by following my original post. […]

XJEase Debugger

An interactive XJEase debugger was added in XJTAG 3.2. This can be used to help find problems in your XJEase code. […]

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XJTAG 3.2

A new major version of XJTAG – version 3.2 – 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. […]

Create your own links to Layout Viewer from XJEase

From version 2.6.2 onwards XJEase supports the printing of device, pin and net links which launch and get highlighted in Layout Viewer from XJRunner and XJDeveloper (provided there is an ODB++ netlist available for the board). […]

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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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