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13 Jul 2006

Keil MCB950 Evaluation Board for Philips P89LPC952

Plano, TX: Keil extends its support for Philips 8051 based devices with the release of the MCB950 Evaluation Board. Featuring a P89LPC952 microcontroller, the MCB950 evaluation board offers a flexible prototyping platform for the latest Philips 8051 device family. MCB950 includes the Keil µVision LPC Development Studio allowing you to create and debug programs and FlashMagic for Flash ROM download.

The µVision Debugger which is part of the LPC Development Studio supports:

  • Accurate device simulation that covers the CPU and the on-chip peripherals.
  • ISD51 In-System-Debugger that allows debugging using only an standard UART interface.
  • via a 2-wire JTAG interface using the FS2 System Navigator (available as add-on from FS2).

The MCB950 Evaluation Board features the following board level components:

  • Philips P89LPC952 MCU
  • USB for power-supply and COM connection to UART0
  • standard RS232 port for COM connection to UART1
  • Analog input via potentometer
  • Eight LED's and Prototyping area
  • JTAG Debug Interface for FS2 System Navigator provides Debugging and Programming Interface.
  • Philips 2-Wire Debug (via optional FS2 System Navigator).

MCB950 Evaluation Board
MCB950 Evaluation Board

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