Tag-Connect™ Solutions for Atmel (Microchip) AVR devices

Please see below for a list of Tag-Connect™ small footprint debugging/programming cable solutions for Atmel (Microchip) AVR devices. Solutions may be available for different sized target board connectors, different debugging/programming protocols or different debuggers.  Solutions are also available for either “legged” or “no legs” versions of the plug-of-nails™ target board connectors. Use the debugger links to see further information on these options as applicable to particular debuggers.

Available solutions:

AVR 6-pin solutions with 6 Pin target connector

AVR 6-pin to 6-pin Plug-of-Nails™ - No Legs
Debugger mating connector: 6 Pin IDC 0.1" Female
Plug-of-Nails™ No Legs6 pin target connector
The TC2030-IDC-NL is our "No Legs" 6-pin Plug-of-Nails™ programming cable fitted with a 6-pin 0.1" pitch ribbon connector. With its tiny 0.02 sq inch footprint the TC2030 Tag-Connector has a footprint using about the same PCB space as an 0805 resistor. The "No Legs" versions of our cables are designed to be held in place by hand for a fast programming operation or can be temporarily retained in place for debugging when used with our TC2030-CLIP boards. See TC2030-IDC for the "Legged" version which has four additional feet which hold it securely in place on the PCB for debugging or programming use. Popular applications include programming Atmel AVR, many Renesas MCU's (when used with our TC-Renesas E1 / E8a adapter) and Zilog. Also great for bringing our SPI / IIC / RS232 and test signal access. Also available in 10"/254mm lengths (TC2030-IDC-NL-10). Contact us for 36" length versions of these cables.

Datasheet

TC2030-IDC-NL 6-pin plug-of-nails to IDC debug/programming cable with small PCB footprint1 x TC2030-IDC-NL
This product is intended to temporarily hold a TC2030 -NL ("No Legs") cable in place on a PCB. This solution will help when board space is at a premium and you need a hands free solution for debugging. We recommend keeping a few spare of these since the tiny boards are easy to misplace when working on the bench. For a more robust solution consider a TC2030 legged cable.
TC2030-CLIP test programming connector retainer1 x TC2030-CLIP Retaining CLIP board for TC2030-NL cables
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AVR 6-pin to 6-pin Plug-of-Nails™ - With Legs
Debugger mating connector: 6 Pin IDC 0.1" Female
Plug-of-Nails™ Legged6 pin target connector
The TC2030-IDC is our "Legged" 6-pin Plug-of-Nails™ programming cable fitted with a 6-pin 0.1" pitch ribbon connector. The "Legged" or "With Legs" versions of our cables snap directly into a tiny footprint of holes and pads in your PCB. By eliminating the need for a mating header component, you not only save PCB space but also cost on every board! See TC2030-IDC-NL for the "No Legs" version which has an even smaller footprint of about the size of an 0805 SMT resistor. Popular applications include programming Atmel AVR, many Renesas MCU's (when used with our TC-Renesas E1 / E8a adapter) and Zilog. Also great for bringing our SPI / IIC / RS232 and test signal access. Also available in 10" lengths (TC2030-IDC-10). Contact us for 36" length versions of these cables.

Datasheet

TC2030-IDC 6-pin plug-of-nails to IDC programming/debug cable with small pcb footprint1 x TC2030-IDC 6-Pin Tag-Connect Plug-of-Nails™ Spring-Pin Cable with Legs
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AVR 10-pin 0.05" LEMTA solutions with 6 Pin target connector

AVR 10-pin 0.05" LEMTA to 6-pin Plug-of-Nails™ - No Legs
Debugger mating connector: 10 Pin IDC 0.05" Female (Mates with FTSH)
Plug-of-Nails™ No Legs6 pin target connector
The TC2030-ICESPI-NL cable is a special cable for use with Atmel-ICE AVR that has a 6-pin TC2030 No-legs Tag-Connector at one end and a 10-pin 0.05" (1.27mm) pitch female IDC ribbon connector at the other. The 10-pin IDC can be plugged directly into Atmel-ICE providing 6-pin SPI, TPI, PDI, aWire and debugWIRE connections similar to the (now obsolete) Atmel AVR JTAGICE MkII. Note: The 10-pin male connectors on the Atmel-ICE have reversed (non-standard) pin numbering. For Atmel-ICE you should purchase the LEMTA version of our cables which have the 10-pin ribbon connector fitted backwards which corrects for the Atmel-ICE pin numbering reversal. (Atmel ICE comes suppplied with a ribbon cable fitted with two 10-pin IDC connectors and a 6-pin single-in-line SIP connector - The 10-pin connector at the Atmel ICE end is reversed but the other is not, correcting the pin-numbering at the target PCB. Our LEMTA cables similarly have a reversed connector). Note also that Atmel-ICE outputs the PDI and aWIRE DATA on a different pin to JTAGAVR MKII
TC2030 SPI PDI aWire 10-pin IDC
TC2030-ICESPI-NL Connections
1 MISO PDI_DATA DATA 3 TDO
2 VTGS VTref VTG 4 VTG
3 SCK 1 TCK
4 MOSI 9 TDI
5  /RESET PDI_CLK 6 nSRST
6 GND GND GND 2 GND
 
10-Pin IDC LEMTA IDC SPI TPI PDI aWire debugWIRE 6-pin TC2030
1 TCK 10 SCK SCK 3
2 GND 9 GND GND GND GND GND 6
3 TDO 8 MISO DATA PDI_DATA DATA 1
4 VTG 7 VTG VTG VTG VTG VTG 2
5 TMS 6
6 nSRST 5 /RESET /RESET PDI_CLK RESET 5
7 n/c 4
8 nTRST 3
9 TDI 2 MOSI 4
10 GND 1

Datasheet (for details of the TC2030-NL connector and footprint only)

TC2030-ICESPI-NL for Atmel Ice debugger with 6-pin no-legs Plug-of-nail™ Tag-Connect connector1 x TC2030-ICESPI-NL No Leg Cable for use with Atmel-ICE
Orientation: LEMTA - Ribbon Connector reversed for Atmel-ICE

For use with Atmel-ICE AVR this has a 6-pin TC2030 No-legs Tag-Connector at one end and a 10-pin 0.05″ (1.27mm) pitch female IDC ribbon connector at the other.

HELP
This product is intended to temporarily hold a TC2030 -NL ("No Legs") cable in place on a PCB. This solution will help when board space is at a premium and you need a hands free solution for debugging. We recommend keeping a few spare of these since the tiny boards are easy to misplace when working on the bench. For a more robust solution consider a TC2030 legged cable.
TC2030-CLIP test programming connector retainer1 x TC2030-CLIP Retaining CLIP board for TC2030-NL cables
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AVR 10-pin 0.05" LEMTA to 6-pin Plug-of-Nails™ - With Legs
Debugger mating connector: 10 Pin IDC 0.05" Female (Mates with FTSH)
Plug-of-Nails™ Legged6 pin target connector
The TC2030-ICESPI programming cable is a special cable for use with Atmel-ICE AVR that has a 6-pin TC2030 Legged Tag-Connector at one end and a 10-pin 0.05" (1.27mm) pitch female IDC ribbon connector at the other. The 10-pin IDC can be plugged directly into Atmel-ICE providing 6-pin SPI, TPI, PDI, aWire and debugWIRE connections similar to the (now obsolete) Atmel AVR JTAGICE MkII. Note: The 10-pin male connectors on the Atmel-ICE have reversed (non-standard) pin numbering. For Atmel-ICE you should purchase the LEMTA version of our cables which have the 10-pin ribbon connector fitted backwards which corrects for the Atmel-ICE pin numbering reversal. (Atmel ICE comes suppplied with a ribbon cable fitted with two 10-pin IDC connectors and a 6-pin single-in-line SIP connector - The 10-pin connector at the Atmel ICE end is reversed but the other is not, correcting the pin-numbering at the target PCB. Our LEMTA cables similarly have a reversed connector). Note also that Atmel-ICE outputs the PDI and aWIRE DATA on a different pin to JTAGAVR MKII
TC2030 SPI PDI aWire 10-pin IDC
TC2030-ICESPI Connections
1 MISO PDI_DATA DATA 3 TDO
2 VTGS VTref VTG 4 VTG
3 SCK 1 TCK
4 MOSI 9 TDI
5  /RESET PDI_CLK 6 nSRST
6 GND GND GND 2 GND
 
10-Pin IDC LEMTA IDC SPI TPI PDI aWire debugWIRE 6-pin TC2030
1 TCK 10 SCK SCK 3
2 GND 9 GND GND GND GND GND 6
3 TDO 8 MISO DATA PDI_DATA DATA 1
4 VTG 7 VTG VTG VTG VTG VTG 2
5 TMS 6
6 nSRST 5 /RESET /RESET PDI_CLK RESET 5
7 n/c 4
8 nTRST 3
9 TDI 2 MOSI 4
10 GND 1

Datasheet (for details of the TC2030 connector and footprint only)

TC2030-ICESPI for Atmel Ice debugger with 6-pin legged Plug-of-nail™ Tag-Connect connector1 x TC2030-ICESPI Legged Cable for use with Atmel-ICE
Orientation: LEMTA - Ribbon Connector reversed for Atmel-ICE

For use with Atmel-ICE AVR this has a 6-pin TC2030 Legged Tag-Connector at one end and a 10-pin 0.05″ (1.27mm) pitch female IDC ribbon connector at the other.

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Cortex 10-pin/SAM LEMTA solutions with 10 Pin target connector

Cortex 10-pin/SAM LEMTA to 10 Pin Plug-of-Nails - No Legs
Debugger mating connector: 10 Pin IDC 0.05" Female (Mates with FTSH)
Plug-of-Nails™ No Legs10 pin target connector
The TC2050-IDC-NL-050-ALL programming cable has an 0.050" pitch ribbon connector suitable for programmers and debuggers that use the Samtec FTSH-105-01 style micro-header (10-pins). The pin connections are 1-1 and all 10 pins are connected. (The standard TC2050-IDC-NL-050 cable does not have pins 5&9 connected to be similar to our TC2050-ARM2010 adapter and may be what you need for ARM applications).

Datasheet (for footprint information only)

Note: The 10-pin male connectors on the Atmel-ICE have reversed (non-standard) pin numbering. For Atmel-ICE you should purchase the LEMTA version of our cables which have the 10-pin ribbon connector fitted backwards which corrects for the Atmel-ICE pin numbering reversal. (Atmel ICE comes suppplied with a ribbon cable fitted with two 10-pin IDC connectors and a 6-pin single-in-line SIP connector - The 10-pin connector at the Atmel ICE end is reversed but the other is not, correcting the pin-numbering at the target PCB. Our LEMTA cables similarly have a reversed connector).
TC2050-IDC-NL-050 with 10 pin no-legs Plug-of-Nails & 10 pin 0.05" IDC connector for MCU programming1 x TC2050-IDC-NL-050-ALL
Orientation: LEMTA - Ribbon Connector reversed for Atmel-ICE

TC2050 10 Pin “No legs” Plug-of-Nails™ to 0.050″ pitch 10 pin ribbon connector suitable for ULINK2 and similar debuggers that use the Samtec FTSH-105-01 style micro-header. As TC2050-IDC-NL-050 but with all pins connected.

HELP
This product is intended to temporarily hold a TC2050-NL cable in place on a PCB. The solution will help when board space is premium and you need to perform a hands-free programming or debugging operation. For a more robust and convenient debugging connection consider using the TC2050 legged cable and footprint. We recommend keeping a few spare of these since they are easily misplaced when working on the desktop. Over time they may lose some grip.
TC2050-CLIP retainer for TC2050 plug-of-nails1 x TC2050-CLIP Retaining CLIP board for TC2050-NL cables
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Cortex 10-pin/SAM LEMTA to 10 Pin Plug-of-Nails - With Legs
Debugger mating connector: 10 Pin IDC 0.05" Female (Mates with FTSH)
Plug-of-Nails™ Legged10 pin target connector
The TC2050-IDC-050-ALL programming cable has an 0.050" pitch ribbon connector suitable for ULINK2 and similar debuggers that use the Samtec FTSH-105-01 style micro-header. The pin connections are 1-1 and all 10 pins are connected. (The standard TC2050-IDC-050 cable does not have pins 5&9 connected to be similar to our TC2050-ARM2010 adapter).

Datasheet (for footprint information only)

Note: The 10-pin male connectors on the Atmel-ICE have reversed (non-standard) pin numbering. For Atmel-ICE you should purchase the LEMTA version of our cables which have the 10-pin ribbon connector fitted backwards which corrects for the Atmel-ICE pin numbering reversal. (Atmel ICE comes suppplied with a ribbon cable fitted with two 10-pin IDC connectors and a 6-pin single-in-line SIP connector - The 10-pin connector at the Atmel ICE end is reversed but the other is not, correcting the pin-numbering at the target PCB. Our LEMTA cables similarly have a reversed connector).
TC2050-IDC-050 with 10 pin Plug-of-Nails & 10 pin 0.05" IDC connector for MCU programming1 x TC2050-IDC-050-ALL
Orientation: LEMTA - Ribbon Connector reversed for Atmel-ICE

TC2050 10 Pin “Legged ” Plug-of-Nails™ to 0.050″ pitch 10 pin ribbon connector suitable for ULINK2 and similar debuggers that use the Samtec FTSH-105-01 style micro-header. As TC2050-IDC-050 but all pins connected.

HELP
Price: $59.00 Qty: Buy