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Cosmic Software ZAP Debugger for 56800/E


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Cosmic's ZAP 56800/E debugger is a full featured C and Assembly language debugger for embedded applications using NXP's 56800/E. ZAP 56800/E provides integrated debugging support for microcontroller and DSP functions. ZAP is available in one target versions for NXP's 56800/E family; ZAP 56800/E JTAG.
ZAP 56800/E common features include:
  • ANSI C Debugging
    offers easy access to any C object including Enums, Bit Fields, Structs, Floats, Strings etc.
  • Expandable Structure and Array displays
    view complex data using expandable tree displays on structures, unions and arrays.
  • Assembly Source Debugging
    Debug mixed C and assembly applications at the C or Assembly source level including coordinated source and disassembly displays.
  • Nonintrusive "Optimizer On" Debugging
    ZAP does not modify or augment the user code in any way. The code used by ZAP is the same optimized code that will be used in the final product. All debug symbols are stored in a separate section on the host (e.g. PC). Debug symbols are never stored on the target.
  • Automated Testing
    In addition to the graphical interface, ZAP offers a robust command and scripting language which can be used to create automated test scripts including:
    Record and Playback - Save a debugging session and play it back later
    Multiple File Simulated I/O - Interactively open, read and write to multiple input and output files on the host system.
  • Source Browsing
    Browse and set breakpoints in any source windows.
  • On-line Help
    Includes Using ZAP, C Language Syntax and C library Functions to provide a complete debugging environment on the host.

ZAP 56800/E JTAG

Cosmic's ZAP 56800/E JTAG debugger provides a complete and portable FLASH programming and real-time debugging environment for any 56800/E target system. ZAP 56800/E JTAG includes all standard ZAP functionality and the following additional features:

  • JTAG Interface Cables
    ZAP 56800/E supports JTAG adapters from www.digilentinc.com
  • Real-time debugging
    ZAP 56800/E JTAG provides a real-time target debugging environment using the 56800/E on-chip JTAG protocol and hardware breakpoint module. ZAP debugs single chip applications directly in Flash in real-time. No remapping or reprogramming required.
  • Flash Programming
    ZAP 56800/E JTAG includes FLASH programming support for members of the 56800/E family. Please contact Cosmic Software for the latest target list or to request an addition.

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