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NXP LPCXpresso users should visit the LPCXpresso FAQ's for up-to-date information relevant to that product.

USB or driver problems

USB Power

Very often, the power supplied by a PC to its USB ports is less than that required by the USB spec (500mA). This can result in a number of problems when trying to connect or debug the target board, including:

The only solution to this is to ensure that sufficient power is supplied to the target board. The exact method of supplying more power will depend upon you target hardware, but you could try:

Drivers not fully installed

For all functionality of Red Suite to work correctly with Red Probe, RDB1768 or Stellaris Evaluation boards, 3 device drivers must be correctly installed.

To check that Windows is correctly recognizing all the devices on the board/debug probe, run Device Manager (from the Control Panel) and verify that the devices below are listed. If any of these are missing, disconnect and reconnect the board/debug probe and re-install the device drivers.

Red Probe and RDB1768

Stellaris Evaluation or ICDI boards

Device Manager, should display 3 entries:

Evaluation boards

ICDI boards

USBProblems (last edited 2010-01-19 09:16:58 by DerekMorris)