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4 shunt tips for JTAG boundary-scan testing

Harwin M7581-05

Shorting jumper shunts are frequently used to configure a unit under test (UUT) a particular way for boundary-scan testing–perhaps a compliance enable signal must be met or FPGA configuration needs to be inhibited. Because these shunts are meant to configure the system for test mode and could cause functional failures, it is important to ensure that test-only shunts are removed …

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Corelis ScanExpress Systems for VDATS

We announced last week Corelis‘  inclusion as an optional component for Versatile Depot Automatic Test Station (VDATS). Adding Corelis JTAG/boundary-scan capability to the VDATS system allows organizations to support JTAG-enabled systems with boundary-scan structural test, in-system-programming, and JTAG embedded functional test. Corelis JTAG is a perfect fit for VDATS–by limiting the pin interface to a simple JTAG TAP, boundary-scan capable systems provide …

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Tip: Send a JTAG test log to your e-mail account using Blat

Tip: Send a test log to your e-mail account using Blat Introduction Being notified when a test plan completes can be very useful for those times when you’ll be a way from the test station but need to know when the test has finished. Luckily it’s very easy to send a test log by e-mail using ScanExpress tools and the …

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TI AM335x ARM CortexT-A8 CPU Support for JET (JTAG Embedded Test)

For ScanExpress JETThe next release of ScanExpress JET includes a new CPU support package for Texas Instruments AM335x (ARM Cortex-A8) Sitara CPUs.The AM335x CPU support package includes auto-generated tests for the CPU and common periphera…

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National Instruments HSDIO as a JTAG/Boundary-scan Controller

IntroductionAs a result of our relationship with National Instruments and hearing our customers' needs, ScanExpress CD v7.6 adds support for using National Instruments High-Speed Digital IO instruments as a JTAG controller. The NI hardware works just lik…

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Cortex-M3/STM32 JTAG Embedded Test (JET)

ScanExpress JET version 2.06, included on the ScanExpress v7.5 CD and on ourdownload site, adds support for ARM Cortex™-M3 cores starting with the STM32 family. STM32 is an entry-to-mid level 32-bit microcontroller family, boasting more than…

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Run JTAG Boundary-scan Tests Over the Internet

IntroductionModern computer networks often employ technologies such as firewalls and Network Address Translation (NAT) to keep internal networks safe and secure. However, this extra layer of complexity can make connecting to simple network equipmen…

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JTAG for Functional Test without Boundary-scan

IntroductionWe see a common theme with our JET application: users are looking for a solution where ICT is limited by physical access, when optical and mechanical solutions are not sufficient, and—an unfortunate case—when boundary-scan support is ei…

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