Emulation Header Connections

The different types of emulation header connectors are shown here, as well as information on connecting development tools to the header.

6-Pin Modular Connector

Debug headers with 6-pin modular (RJ-11/ICSP) connectors can connect directly with the following tools:

  • MPLAB® REAL ICE In-circuit emulator (Standard Driver Board)
  • MPLAB® ICD 3

Figure: Modular Connection

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6-Pin SIL Connector

Emulation headers with 6-pin SIL (Single In-Line) connectors are compatible with the PICkit 3.

The 6-pin modular cable attached to the Standard Driver Board may be connected to the 6 header pins through the Modular-to-SIL Adapter.

The 8-pin socket of the High Speed Driver Board or optional Isolation Unit may be directly connected to the 6 header pins. Be sure to line up pin 1 on the board with pin 1 on the header.

Figure: 6-Pin SIL Connection to An Emulator

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Modular-to-SIL Adapter

You can use this adapter for a 6-pin modular connector to an 6-pin SIL connector. Ensure that you line up pin 1 of J1 with pin 1 of the 6-pin header connector.

Figure: Modular-to-SIL Adapter Connection

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Ordering Information

To order the development tools and other hardware shown here, please refer to the table below.

Hardware Order Number
MPLAB® REAL ICE In-circuit emulator (Standard Communication) DV244005
MPLAB REAL ICE Performance Pak
MPLAB REAL ICE In-circuit emulator (High-Speed Communication)
AC244002
MPLAB REAL ICE Isolation Unit
(works with High-Speed Communication)
AC244005
Modular-to-SIL Adapter AC164110**

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