MPLAB® PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer
MPLAB® PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer for PIC®, dsPIC®, AVR, SAM and CEC flash microcontrollers.
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The MPLAB® PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer allows fast and easy debugging and programming of PIC®, dsPIC®, AVR, SAM and CEC flash microcontrollers, using the powerful graphical user interface of MPLAB X IDE.
The MPLAB PICkit 4 is connected to the design engineer’s computer using a high-speed 2.0 USB interface and can be connected to the target via an 8-pin Single In-Line (SIL) connector. The connector uses two device I/O pins and the reset line to implement in-circuit debugging and In-Circuit Serial Programming™ (ICSP™).
The MPLAB PICkit 4 programs faster than its predecessor and comes ready to support PIC®, dsPIC®, AVR, SAM and CEC flash MCU devices. Along with a wider target voltage, the PICkit 4 supports advanced interfaces such as 4-wire JTAG and Serial Wire Debug with streaming Data Gateway, while being backward compatible for demo boards, headers and target systems using 2-wire JTAG and ICSP.
The PICkit 4 also has a unique programmer-to-go function with the addition of a micro SD card slot to hold project code and the ability to be powered by the target board.*
*The MPLAB PICkit 4 now has Programmer-to-Go functionality for 8-bit and 32-bit PIC MCUs. The firmware update comes with MPLAB X IDE v5.25. More to come!
- Matches silicon clocking speed: Programs as fast as the device will allow
- Target voltage of 1.20V to 5.5V: Wide target voltage supports a variety of devices
- Can supply up to 50mA of power to the target: Can be powered from the target to program in the field*
- Minimal current consumption at <100µA from target
- Portable USB-powered and RoHS-compliant
- Powered by a high-speed USB 2.0, no external power required
- CE and RoHS-compliant
- 8-pin single in-line header: Supports advanced interfaces such as 4-wire JTAG and Serial Wire Debug with streaming Data Gateway
- Compatibility: Backward compatible for demo boards, headers and target systems using 2-wire JTAG and ICSP
- Option to be self-powered from the target (2.7V to 5.5V)
- Programmer-to-Go (PTG) support*
- SD card slot to holds program data
- Press on the logo to program the target
- Cost effective: Features and performance at a fraction of the cost of comparable debugger/programmers
- Ease of maintenance and feature upgrade: Add new device support and features by installing the latest version of MPLAB X IDE, which is available as a free download at http://www.microchip.com/mplab/mplab-x-ide
- MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer
- USB to micro-B USB cable
- Warranty card
- 2 MPLAB PICKit 4 stickers
- MPLAB X IDE version 4.15 or later
- PC-compatible system with an Intel® Pentium® class or higher processor, or equivalent
- Available USB port
- Microsoft Windows® 7 or later, Mac OSX® and Linux® operating systems
To check supported devices: If you have MPLAB X IDE installed, you can browse to the “docs” folder under your MPLAB X installation directory and open the file “Device Support.htm”. Alternatively, you can download it from this link: http://www.microchip.com/mplabx-ide-release-notes
* The MPLAB PICkit 4 now has Programmer-to-Go functionality for 8-bit and 32-bit PIC MCUs. The firmware update comes with MPLAB X IDE v5.25. More to come!.
Download MPLAB PICkit 4 Debugger User’s Guide
Download MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger Quick Start
For more information, please visit: www.microchip.com/pickit4
Getting Started with the NEW MPLAB® PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger Webinar
How to Program a PIC® MCU with PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger