Debug Header Details

Next generation in-circuit emulators (such as the MPLAB® REAL ICE™ in-circuit emulator) and in-circuit debuggers work with devices that have on-chip debug circuitry. Sometimes the actual production device will have this circuitry and sometimes a special version of this device is required or available for code debugging. This special version of the chip, with the suffix -ICE or -ICD, is mounted on a debug header (see figure).

Note: -ICE/-ICD devices are only used on the debug header; they are not sold separately.

Figure: Debug Options
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