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Jim Granville
03/06/12 15:41
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#186458 - Z8051 USB On-Chip Debugger (OCD)
Responding to: Jan Waclawek's previous message
Jan Waclawek said:

Jim Granville said:
What IS missing from Zilog, is a low cost Debug Connection 'dongle'.

Without that it's all quite worthless - programming and debugging goes through the same I2C port.


The OCD software looks reasonable, see
http://abov.co.kr/eng/tool/ocd.php
and
http://abov.co.kr/data/mds/OCD_Manual.pdf

Under Variable Watch, it says a rather cryptic
"This menu is not enabled during emulation." ?!
- I think perhaps that really means 'does not update while running', but does refresh at each step/break ?

Going by other images, it seems there is a USB-OCD unit, using a DB25 shell, but with USB connector.
I guess that comes with the $120 / $156 Devel options from Digikey,but not separately ?

Zilog says this :
[" Development Tool Kit: Z51F3220 MCU Development Kit (Z51F3220000ZCO)
Kit Contents
* Z51F3220 Development Board
* Z8051 USB On-Chip Debugger (OCD)
* Z8051 OCD Target Cable (10ckt)
* USB Cable: A (male) to Mini-B Cable
* Z8051 OCD Software and Documentation CDROM
* Z51F3220 MCU Development Kit User Manual (UM0243)
"]

So it does sound standard USB-10p stuff.
They just need a separate order item for
* Z8051 USB On-Chip Debugger (OCD)
* Z8051 OCD Target Cable (10ckt)
* USB Cable: A (male) to Mini-B Cable
* Z8051 OCD Software and Documentation CDROM

Digikey ways end March and $99/$156, whilst Mouser says no dates but 3 on order (brave lads!) and $49.95/$99

The Mouser prices are much better...
$49.95 gives Z51F0811000KITG Kit Contents
* Z51F0811 Evaluation Board
* Z8051 USB On-Chip Debugger (OCD)
* Z8051 OCD Target Cable (10ckt)
* USB Cable: A (male) to Mini-B Cable
* Z8051 OCD Software and Documentation CDROM
* Z51F0811 MCU Evaluation Kit User Manual (UM0242)
Not as cheap as Silabs Toolstick, but tolerable.

I'll try the SW and report back... :

Installs OK, but lacks a Simulate mode, and disables most menus with no HW sensed.
Files/names suggest it could use a Cypress FX2, which would give a good bandwidth.
Not clear how symbols are managed, I can see no mention of OMF51 load, but you can manually define watch-vars.





List of 68 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Zilog goes 8051        Jan Waclawek      02/27/12 14:16      
   Z8051 - wow      Jim Granville      02/27/12 15:44      
      Ahh.... Re-badged ABOV      Jim Granville      02/27/12 19:35      
         ABOV->Zilog... interesting....      Jan Waclawek      02/28/12 10:39      
            I think that      Erik Malund      02/28/12 11:01      
               die size for 5V vs 3V      Jan Waclawek      02/28/12 11:23      
                  verbal      Erik Malund      02/28/12 11:34      
               The devil is in the details      Jim Granville      02/28/12 12:56      
                  Core size      Per Westermark      02/28/12 13:58      
   and Silabs goes Cortex-M3...      Dejan Durdenic      02/28/12 01:17      
      better links      Jim Granville      02/28/12 03:15      
      Some price updates, Infineon / Silabs      Jim Granville      02/28/12 13:56      
      SiLabs M3      Andy Peters      02/28/12 16:18      
      SiLabs 32-bit M3      Andy Peters      02/29/12 09:19      
         how do you react      Erik Malund      02/29/12 09:25      
            New improved recipe      Per Westermark      02/29/12 10:04      
         Digikey gives a set of links      Jim Granville      02/29/12 12:03      
            SiLabs ARM debug      Andy Peters      03/03/12 19:09      
               JTAG and JTAG      Jan Waclawek      03/04/12 01:09      
                  already answered      Erik Malund      03/04/12 06:41      
                     Ah, that's fine then.      Jan Waclawek      03/04/12 14:01      
                     The devil is in the details      Jim Granville      03/04/12 16:42      
                        overthinking this      Andy Peters      03/04/12 20:01      
         EC-2 or EC-3 won't work      Dejan Durdenic      02/29/12 13:44      
            yes, they will      Erik Malund      02/29/12 13:58      
               that's what I meant      Dejan Durdenic      03/01/12 01:06      
   Prices are up at Digikey      Jim Granville      03/05/12 16:29      
      when listing prices      Erik Malund      03/06/12 07:14      
         Prices      Robert Bowen      03/06/12 10:03      
            ah, missed that      Erik Malund      03/06/12 11:29      
               The Price You Pay        Michael Karas      03/06/12 12:22      
      those prices sound interesting too...      Jan Waclawek      03/06/12 13:08      
         Packages, New variants      Jim Granville      03/06/12 13:47      
            DIP      Jan Waclawek      03/06/12 15:03      
               Z8051 USB On-Chip Debugger (OCD)      Jim Granville      03/06/12 15:41      
               There are fairly cheap adapters that will work      Richard Erlacher      03/07/12 09:10      
                  beware?      Erik Malund      03/07/12 10:12      
                     I don't know what sort of adapters you mean, Erik      Richard Erlacher      03/07/12 12:20      
                        well, since the discussion was about ...      Erik Malund      03/07/12 12:38      
                           I understand why you wonder, but ...      Richard Erlacher      03/07/12 19:37      
                              who cares      Erik Malund      03/08/12 07:08      
                                 Certainly not you, Erik!      Richard Erlacher      03/09/12 11:20      
                                    just blame yourself      Erik Malund      03/09/12 11:38      
                                       Sorry about the confusion, Erik      Richard Erlacher      03/10/12 07:20      
                                          But not obvious in linear mode        Per Westermark      03/10/12 11:10      
                                             So my question....      Michael Karas      03/10/12 17:01      
                                                Because it is cronological?      Per Westermark      03/10/12 17:11      
                                                   I agree ... but ...      Richard Erlacher      03/11/12 16:45      
                                                      Doesn't that make more sense?      Michael Karas      03/11/12 22:16      
                                                      Questioning personal preferences?      Per Westermark      03/12/12 00:39      
                                                         You're allowed your preference, of course ... but ...      Richard Erlacher      03/12/12 01:14      
                                                            Failure of tree view      Per Westermark      03/12/12 02:01      
                                                               some like the mother, some like the daughter      Erik Malund      03/12/12 06:38      
                                                                  Erik's right ... the previous post could be linked or quoted      Richard Erlacher      03/12/12 08:44      
                                                                     not what I said      Erik Malund      03/12/12 08:53      
                                                                        I didn't misquote you ... I loosely paraphrased      Richard Erlacher      03/12/12 21:46      
                                                                           Still mising amounts of clicks in tree view to see posts      Per Westermark      03/13/12 00:59      
                                                                              Thanks for the tip about a flat list      David Prentice      03/13/12 13:25      
                                                                           pray tell, when it is not      Erik Malund      03/13/12 07:44      
                                                                              When it is not what?      Richard Erlacher      03/13/12 09:01      
                                                                                 bending neon      Erik Malund      03/13/12 09:24      
                                                                                    Here's your answer ...      Richard Erlacher      03/13/12 14:03      
                                                                                       yes, it is      Erik Malund      03/14/12 06:29      
                                                                                          Quotes often very valuable      Per Westermark      03/14/12 09:10      
                                                               I did notice      Richard Erlacher      03/12/12 08:43      
                                                                  Actually explaining the alternative side of the coin      Per Westermark      03/12/12 08:54      
                                                                     The tree view does something handy as well      Richard Erlacher      03/12/12 21:47      
                                                                        You can do it your way,,      Michael Karas      03/12/12 22:59      

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