Emulation Headers Additional Information

The following additional information is useful when using an Emulation Header from an Emulation Extension Pak.

Programming Notes

The emulation header is designed to be used with the in-circuit emulator in debugger mode, Debug>Debug Project (not in programmer mode, Run>Run Project) in MPLAB® X IDE. Any programming of the special -ME2 device on the header is for debug purposes.

To program production (non-special) devices with your debug tool, use the Universal Programming Module (AC162049) or design a modular interface connector on the target. See the appropriate specification for connections. For the most up-to-date device programming specifications, see the Microchip website at http://www.microchip.com.

Also, production devices can be programmed with the following tools:

  • MPLAB® PM3 device programmer
  • PICkit™ 3 development programmer
  • MPLAB® ICD 3 in-circuit debugger (select as a programmer)
  • MPLAB® REAL ICE in-circuit emulator (select as a programmer)

Calibration Bits

The calibration bits for the band gap and internal oscillator are always preserved to their factory settings.

Performance Issues

See the MPLAB® X IDE help file for your debug tool for information on specific device limitations that could affect performance.

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