Power Data Collection and Troubleshooting

To observe Power Data, perform the following actions:

The Power Monitor window must be open before a debug session. You cannot begin debug and then open the Power Monitor window.

  1. Select Tools > Embedded > Power Monitor to open the Power Monitor window.
  2. Debug Run your project (Debug > Debug Project).
  3. Halt the project by using either a pause, a breakpoint, or a power breakpoint.
  4. View Power Data in the Power Monitor window. See Power Monitor Views.

If you encounter problems while using the Power Monitor, consider the following:

The power monitor must be plugged into two ports of the MPLAB® REAL ICE™ In-Circuit Emulator: the driver board slot and the logic probe connector. Ensure that the power monitor is securely plugged into both these ports, even if the power light is on.

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