TC2030-ALT-M Legged Cable Extender for Altera USB/ByteBlaster


6 Pin Plug-of-Nails™ “Legged” Cable with 10 pin male IDC for use with Altera USB Blaster only where the existing cable can not be removed.



The TC2030-ALT-M programming cable is a special cable that has a TC2030 “Legged” Tag-Connector at one end and a 10-pin 0.1″ pitch male IDC connector at the other. The 10-pin male IDC can be used with Altera USB Blasters and ByteBlasters where the existing cable is not unpluggable. Where the existing cable can be unplugged from a ByteBlaster or USB Blaster, please use the TC2030-ALT cable instead.

The cable is wired as follows:

TC2030-NL 10-pin 0.1″ IDC
TC2030-ALT-M Connections
1 4     Vref
2 5     TMS
3 9     TDI
4 1     TCLK
5 2,10  GND
6 3     TDO

Please refer to the TC2030-IDC datasheet for details of the TC2030 connector and footprint.

Usually ships in 1-3 days of order, please contact us to check if your need is urgent.

Datasheet (for TC2030 connector and footprint details only)

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This product is used as part of the following solutions for particular debuggers, protocols and devices. Solutions may involve additional cables, adapters or retaining clips, as well as this product you are viewing now. Click on the solution links to see full solutions and installation instructions where applicable.

Intel/Altera USB Blaster for Intel (Altera) using Altera JTAG (6 pin target connector, using male IDC)
Intel/Altera Byte Blaster for Intel (Altera) using Altera JTAG (6 pin target connector, using male IDC)