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[FAQ] PROCESSOR-SDK-K2H: Updating the firmware in XDS200 On-board debug emulator for EVMK2E (66AK2E02, 66AK2E05)

Part Number: 66AK2E02

How to update the firmware for XDS200 On-board debug emulator in the K2E Family( 66AK2E02 and 66AK2E05 ) and the C6657 family (C6652, C6654, C6655, and C6657)?

  • Please follow the steps shown in the video,

    Steps to install the latest firmware for XDS 200 On-board emulator for C665x ( C6652C6654C6655, and C6657 )Family K2E EVM Family. ( 66AK2E02 and 66AK2E05 ).

    1. Goto the CCS (Code composer studio 9.03) installation directory (Always install "CCS" inside the "ti" directory, which is the default path. Reason: "XDC_TOOLS_PATH" environment variable in Processor SDK depends on it).
    2. After that, Goto the "ccs -> ccs_base -> common -> uscif -> xds2xx " folder.
    3. In the address bar (Windows 10), type "cmd" (To open the Windows terminal (DOS prompt, not power shell) directly into this folder).
    4. You can perform either (a) or (b)
      1. Run "update_xds2xx.bat xds200", it will update the XDS firmware automatically and verify version ("sw rev") as "" (The latest version while posting this thread).
      2. Manually, give commands in the terminal (Please give commands in proper sequence)
      3. xds2xx_conf get xds2xxu 0
        xds2xx_conf update xds2xxu 0 xds200_firmware_v1009.bin
        xds2xx_conf program xds2xxu 0 xds2xx_cpld_v1009.xsvf
        xds2xx_conf boot xds2xxu 0
        xds2xx_conf get xds2xxu 0

    Please follow the link for queries regarding commands,

    Latest firmware (EMUPACK) download link:


    Rajarajan U