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Question asked by Robert Alexander on Mar 6, 2015
Latest reply on Mar 9, 2015 by jeremyzhou

Hi,

 

I'm looking to switch to the Kinetis chips from PIC32s. My plan is to make my own boards with the MKE06Z128VLD4 and program them with the FRDM-KE06Z. I would use Kinetis Design Studio.

 

I've looked through the data sheet and reference manual (admittedly just the table of contents) and have not found a schematic for the minimum circuit requirements to get the MKE06Z128VLD4 running (power, ground, bypass caps, SWD connections). Is there such a document available?

 

I've also seen mixed claims about the Freedom boards' use as SWD programmer/debuggers. Is the FRDM-KE06Z OpenSDA locked to program only specific Kinetis chips, or can it work with any Kinetis? (Probably too much to hope that it can work with any ARM.)

 

Thank you,

   Bob

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