MPLAB® Snap to Target Communication

The MPLAB® X IDE software must be installed prior to connecting the MPLAB Snap In-Circuit Debugger.

The debugger is connected to the computer via a USB cable for communication and debugger power.
The debugger is connected to the target application for communication, data collection, and optional debugger power.

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Communication Failure.
Do not connect the hardware before installing the software and USB drivers.


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Debugger or Target Damage.
Do not change hardware connections while the debugger or target is powered.

Refer to the MPLAB PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger online help or user’s guide for information on target communication connections, debugging, requirements for debugging, programming, troubleshooting, etc.

The following figure shows a typical connection for the MPLAB Snap debugger.

Figure: MPLAB Snap Connections

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