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VSA-8X/18X
System Analyzer for ARC International (formerly VAutomation)
V186 and Turbo186 Cores

The VSA-8X/18X supports the industry-leading family of 80186 cores from ARC International (formerly VAutomation.) The latest core is the Turbo186 and provides more than 2X the performance of Intel's 80C186 with clock speeds up to 80 MHz and enhanced address space up to 16 MB. To learn more about the core, visit the web site at: ARC Turbo 186 Core

The VSA-8X/18X System Analyzer is designed to support the special features and integrated peripherals of the VAutomation synthesizable core. Special "silicon hooks" for System-on-Chip development are integrated into the synthesizable IP model for the core. These On-Chip Instrumentation (OCI™) extensions allow FS2 to provide a powerful debug tool with advanced features at a competitive price.

The VSA-8X/18X debugger is contained in a compact chassis that connects to the target system using a standard 20 pin AMP debug connector. It requires access to only 4 pins in the core processor. The system runs on a Windows® 95/98/NT/2000 PC over an IEEE-1284 EPP/ECP high speed parallel port. An optional graphical, source level debugger program provides an intuitive, easy to use interface.

Key Features
• Go, halt processor run control
• One trigger-in/out signal
• Read-write all CPU registers, memory and I/O
• Single step by assembly or C source instruction
• Unlimited software breakpoints (not Interrupt 3)
• Load binary, Intel Hex or OMF86 file formats
• Debug register breakpoints for code and data
• Low-level access to JTAG functions for silicon verification
• Flash programming support
• Easily program and modify integrated peripherals
• Single line assembler/disassembler
• Trace window with full trace decode into instruction mnemonics
• Symbolic debug
• Load symbols, including code, variables, and variable types
• Support C and assembly source code
• Source window can display C source or mixed mode
• Source window provides execution control: go; halt; goto cursor; step over/into call
• Source window can set or clear software or hardware breakpoints
• Source window allows selecting global or local variable and adding to variable window
• Trigger window for setting complex triggers
• Macros supporting C expressions and operators
 
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