JTAG USB OCD Tiny - Programmer/Debugger for ARM processors

This is a low cost USB-based JTAG programmer for ARM processors based on the OpenOCD platform.

  • Debug all ARM microcontrollers supported by OpenOCD
  • High speed USB 2.0 with lower lattency time, RTCK adaptive JTAG clock up to 30Mhz and higher throughput achieve x3-x5 times faster programming speed than ARM-USB-TINY, can be used with all ARM devices for programming and debugging.
  • Uses ARM's standard 2x10 pin JTAG connector
  • supports ARM targets working in voltage range 2.0 – 5.0 V DC
  • software supported by OpenOCD (open source) debugger
  • downloadable Windows installer for full featured and open source tools as alternative to the commercial ARM development packages: GCC C compiler, openOCD debugger and Eclipse IDE.
  • works with IAR EW-ARM 5.50 or newer
  • 50x40 mm (2x1.6") + 20 cm (8") JTAG cable

JTAG USB OCD Tiny - Programmer/Debugger for ARM processors Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: Programming

If a board needs code or communicates somehow, you're going to need to know how to program or interface with it. The programming skill is all about communication and code.

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Skill Level: Rookie - You will need a better fundamental understand of what code is, and how it works. You will be using beginner-level software and development tools like Arduino. You will be dealing directly with code, but numerous examples and libraries are available. Sensors or shields will communicate with serial or TTL.
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  • grummund / about 14 years ago / 3

    Any chance that Sparkfun will stock the high speed version with adaptive clock?
    Olimex price both standard and 'H' version the same.

    • cyberninja / about 14 years ago / 2

      I was also looking for the arm-usb-tiny-h and surprised Sparkfun wasn't carrying it. I tried here first, but will be going elsewhere to get it.

  • scharkalvin / about 9 years ago / 1

    At $60, the Segger J-Link Edu is a much better product (assuming you are not developing a commercial product.). Will Sparkfun carry this item?

  • Max O'Lydian / about 9 years ago / 1

    I have a question- what are the differences between JTAG programmers? I've found a HUGE price differential between high and low. What's the deal?

  • Member #72690 / about 11 years ago / 1

    I assume this is the high-speed version (ARM-USB-TINY-H), since that's the Olimex page that is linked to above.

    Or is it the version with the built-in power-supply (ARM-USB-OCD) and serial port? That's the product brochure that comes up when you click on the link above.

  • Serge V. / about 12 years ago / 1

    This adapter could also be used to program PIC32 microcontrollers. Try pic32prog utility: http://code.google.com/p/pic32prog/wiki/README

  • Member #16738 / about 13 years ago / 1

    Burned two days trying to get this to work in windows. Never did figure it out. Bought a JLink and was programming/debugging in 10 minutes.

    • Gregly / about 11 years ago / 1

      Yeah, a J-Link is also $300, unless you qualify for a $60 J-Link EDU.

  • backwoods-engineer / about 14 years ago / 1

    I can't find this anywhere, here or on Olimex's site: does this debugger support the SWD protocol on the newer STM32F10XXX Cortex-M3 processors?

  • shihab / about 14 years ago / 1

    is this one can be used for the Blue Screen development board?

  • bushing / about 14 years ago / 1

    Yes, it does -- it comes with a CD with software and with a 20-pin cable (about 8-inch long, looks like).

  • Does this come with the 2x10 cable?
    All i see is:
    Uses ARM's standard 2x10 pin JTAG connector

  • guitardude / about 14 years ago / 1

    I got this programmer because I needed a USB version to replace my parallel port one. With the supplied CD I was programming/debugging a SAM7H64 board from Olimex in less than 30 minutes.

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For what it brings to the table it rocks.

It's inexpensive as all get-out and it does work as well as the big-boys for a wide range of tasks (Just don't expect it to be a barn-burner for the same.)