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MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger

Part Number: PG164140

Summary:

Fast programming, increased functionality, at the same price as its predecessor.


The MPLAB® PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer allows fast and easy debugging and programming of PIC® ,  dsPIC®, and CEC flash microcontrollers, using the powerful graphical user interface of MPLAB X

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Product Features

    • Matches silicon clocking speed
      • Programs as fast as the device will allow
    • Target voltage of 1.20V to 5.5V
      • Wide target voltage supports a variety of devices
    • Can supply up to 50mA of power to the target
      • Can be powered from the target to program in the field*
    • Minimal current consumption at <100µA from target
    • Portable USB-powered and RoHS-compliant
      • Powered by a high-speed USB 2.0, no external power required
      • CE and RoHS-compliant
    • 8-pin single in-line header
      • Supports advanced interfaces such as 4-wire JTAG and Serial Wire Debug with streaming Data Gateway
    • Compatibility
      • Backward compatible for demo boards, headers and target systems using 2-wire JTAG and ICSP
    • Option to be self-powered from the target (2.7V to 5.5V)
    • Programmer-to-Go (PTG) support*
      • SD card slot to holds program data
      • Press on the logo to program the target
    • Cost effective
      • Features and performance at a fraction of the cost of comparable debugger/programmers
    • Ease of maintenance and feature upgrade

      * This functionality is coming soon with firmware update of the product through MPLAB X IDE.

Summary

Fast programming, increased functionality, at the same price as its predecessor.


The MPLAB® PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer allows fast and easy debugging and programming of PIC® ,  dsPIC®, and CEC flash microcontrollers, using the powerful graphical user interface of MPLAB X Integrated Development Environment (IDE), version 4.15. The MPLAB PICkit 4 is connected to the design engineer's computer using a high-speed 2.0 USB interface and can be connected to the target via an 8-pin Single In-Line (SIL) connector. The connector uses two device I/O pins and the reset line to implement in-circuit debugging and In-Circuit Serial Programming™ (ICSP™). An additional micro SD card slot and the ability to be self-powered from the target means you can take your code with you and program on the go.*

The MPLAB PICkit 4 programs faster than its predecessor with a powerful 32,bit 300MHz SAME70 MCU and comes ready to support PIC® and dsPIC® MCU devices. Along with a wider target voltage, the PICkit 4 supports advanced interfaces such as 4-wire JTAG and Serial Wire Debug with streaming Data Gateway, while being backward compatible for demo boards, headers and target systems using 2-wire JTAG and ICSP. The PICkit 4 also has a unique programmer-to-go function with the addition of a micro SD card slot to hold project code and the ability to be powered by the target board.*

* This functionality is coming soon with firmware update of the product through MPLAB X IDE.

Note: The PICKit 4 is compatible with MPLAB X IDE version 4.15. Download Now. The MPLAB PICkit 4 User's Guide information can be found in the Help section of MPLAB X IDE.

The MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer supports many, but not all, PIC MCUs and dsPIC DSCs at this time. The firmware is continually being upgraded to add support for new devices. To request priority device support or to report issues, email: PICkit4_Update@microchip.com

To check supported devices: If you have MPLAB X IDE installed, you can browse to the “docs” folder under your MPLAB X installation directory and open the file “Device Support.htm”. Alternatively, you can download it from this link: http://www.microchip.com/mplabx-ide-release-notes


Package Contents

  • MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer
  • USB to micro-B USB cable
  • Warranty card
  • 2 MPLAB PICKit 4 stickers

System Requirements
    • MPLAB X IDE version 4.15 or later
    • PC-compatible system with an Intel® Pentium® class or higher processor, or equivalent
    • Available USB port
    • Microsoft Windows® 7 or later, Mac OSX® and Linux® operating systems