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LPCLink2 Standalone Debug Probe


Product Description

LPC-Link 2 is an extensible, stand-alone debug adapter that can be configured to support various development tools and IDEs by downloadable firmwares.

Available firmware images include:

  • LPCXpresso IDE debugger by NXP
  • J-Link by Segger (see more information here and specifically note the Terms of Use from Segger)

The board is supported by the LPCXpresso IDE and all development environments that supports the J-Link and CMSIS-DAP interface.

This product is delivered with a 10-pos IDC Ribbon Cable. Note that an adapter is needed to connect to the older 2x10-pos 100 mil pitch ARM debug connectors.

LPC-Link 2 is the latest addition to the LPCXpresso development platform.

Note that LPC-Link 2 firmware in combination with the LPCXpresso IDE supports the Cortex-Mx cores in the LPC family, but not the older ARM7/ARM9 cores.


SWD/JTAG interface voltage 1.2V - 5.5V supported
Dimensions 84 x 37 mm
Powering Via USB cable from PC
Connectors • standard 10-pin Cortex debug connector (note: 50 mil pitch connector)
• 20-pin Cortex trace connector (note: 50 mil pitch connector)
• analog expansion header
• digital expansion header
• serial expansion header
Supported development tools • Compatible with the LPCXpresso IDE - LPC-Link 2 is auto-detected by LPCXpresso.
• Compatible with tools/IDEs that support the Segger J-Link via downloadable firmware image
• Compatible with tools/IDEs that support CMSIS-DAP by ARM via downloadable firmware image


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LPC-Link 2 Debug Adapter Extends LPCXpresso Ecosystem 02:12

At DESIGN West 2013, NXP is introducing LPC-Link 2 -- the first standalone debug adapter of its kind, which can link a variety of popular IDEs (integrated development environments) to any microcontroller development board. The LPCXpresso-IDE, developed by Code Red Technologies, works out of the box with LPC-Link 2. In addition, several firmware images are available for LPC-Link 2 which make it compatible with other tools, including the popular SEGGER J-Link and the CMSIS-DAP debugger designed by ARM. Press release: LPC-Link 2 product information:

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