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USB/JTAG debugger for SPC5 MCUs with software license included (by PLS)
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The SPC5-UDESTK is a USB/JTAG interface to enable the debugging and programming at budget price of SPC56 and SPC57 MCUs.

SPC5-UDESTK is fully compliant with IEEE1149.1 JTAG protocol. SPC5-UDESTK supports you while building applications and you can run and test your software in a convenient and cost-efficient way. It offers a collection of tools including source file management, project building and powerful HLL debugger with high-speed communication paths to the customer's hardware target system with target monitor.

There are two kit bundle versions available including the SPC5-UDESTK JTAG/USB adapter and the debugger SW.

SPC-UDESTK-EVAL includes a full-featured, perpetual, code-limited (128 Kbytes) PLS software license.

SPC-UDESTK-FULL includes a full-featured, code unlimited, PLS software debugger 1 year license.

SPC-UDESTK can be ordered directly from ST or ST franchised distributors.

To download the debugger software and to activate license go to SPC5-UDESTK-SW ST WEB page.

Users of SPC-UDESTK-FULL version, after 1st year, are eligible to purchase a 2-year renewal license.

The SPC5-UDESTK debugger is accessible via ST's free integrated development environment, SPC5Studio, which can be downloaded from ST WEB (free download).

An E2E Community is available on ST WEB.

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Include SPC5-UDESTK & time unlimited software licence up to 128 Kbyte code.


Include SPC5-UDESTK & 1-year license with full memory access.

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Data Brief

Key Features

  • SPC5-UDESTK USB/JTAG adapter working with PLS UDE (Universal Debug Engine) software starter kit version.
  • Supports SPC56 and SPC57 automotive product families.
  • Supports multicore, eTPU and GTM debugging
  • Provides FLASH programming of on-chip FLASH featuring Erase / Program / Verify
  • Status LED's indicate the target's IO voltage, connection state and running state.
  • Support service provided through STMicroelectronics


Design Resources


Technical Documentation

Product Specifications

Description Version Size
DB1958: SPC5-UDESTK JTAG debugger for SPC5 MCUs
5.0 76 KB

User Manual

Description Version Size
UM1659: Integrated development environment for 32bit Power Architecture® derivatives
2.0 537 KB

Presentations & Training Material


Description Version Size
SPC5Studio IDE and associated debugger/compilers for spc5 mcu’s.
1.0 374 KB

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SPC56M-Discovery Discovery Plus Kit for SPC56 M line - with SPC563M64L5 MCU
SPC5-UDESTK-SW SPC5-UDESTK Debugging Software for Windows
SPC56A-Discovery Discovery Plus Kit for SPC56 A line - with SPC564A70L5 MCU

Sample & Buy

Part Number Marketing StatusUnit Price (US$)*
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Distributor Availability
SPC5-UDESTK-EVALActive75No availability reported, please contact our Sales office
SPC5-UDESTK-FULLActive315No availability reported, please contact our Sales office

(*) Suggested Resale Price per unit (USD) for BUDGETARY USE ONLY. For quotes, prices in local currency, please contact your local ST Sales Office or our Distributors
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