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

SPC-UDESTK-EVAL includes a perpetual, full-feature, limited code-size (256 kBytes) license

SPC-UDESTK-FULL includes a one-year, full-feature, unlimited code-size license.

SPC-UDESTK-PLUS includes a perpetual, full-feature, unlimited code-size license

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

To downloads the debugger software and to activate license go to following URL:

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

E2E Community is available on ST WEB.

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Data Brief

Key Features

  • SPC5-UDESTK USB/JTAG adapter working with PLS UDE (Universal Debug Engine) 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
7.0 104 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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Part Number Description
SPC5-STUDIO Code Generator, Quick resources configurator and Eclipse development environment for SPC5 MCUs
SPC5-HTCOMP-NLTL HighTec GNU "C" compiler support
SPC5-UDEDEBG PLS JTAG debugger software full license or license renewal
SPC56L-Discovery Discovery Plus Kit for SPC56 L line - with SPC56EL70L5 MCU
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 StatusOrder From STUnit Price (US$)*
@ 1
Distributor AvailabilityRoHS Compliance Grade
SPC5-UDESTK-EVALActiveBuy Direct61.25Distributor reported inventory date: 2015-10-07
Distributor NameRegionStockMin. order
Farnell Element14Order NowEUROPE161
SPC5-UDESTK-FULLActiveBuy Direct269.5Distributor reported inventory date: 2015-10-07
Distributor NameRegionStockMin. order
Farnell Element14Order NowEUROPE21
SPC5-UDESTK-PLUSActive-700No availability reported, please contact our Sales officeEcopack1

(*) 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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