The IECUBE for RL78 Family is a high-performance full-spec emulator for the RL78 MCU family. It provides high-performance debugging functions such as time measurement, coverage, and trace. In addition, a self-testing function detects faults in the IECUBE and performs maintenance.

The IECUBE for 78K

Features

  • Simple setup
    Full-spec emulator and emulation board in a single unit
  • Rich debugging functions
    Enhanced time measurement and real-time RAM monitoring functions
  • Enhanced maintenance features
    Self-testing function to detect faults in the IECUBE and performs maintenance
  • Compact and lightweight
    Easy to carry. Fits in the palm of your hand.

Release Information

Software to be used Target devices Latest Version Released Operating Environment
CS+
*Evaluation Software Download
RL78
[More details] [document:1292181f]
V8.04.00 Jul. 20, 2020 Operating Environment
e² studio
*Download
RL78
[More details]
*See "Target devices".
(64-bit version)
2020-10
Oct. 06, 2020
(32-bit version)
V7.8.0
Apr. 20, 2020
IAR Embedded Workbench Note1 RL78 For the details, contact IAR Systems.

Note:

  1. As for tools produced by partners, Contact IAR Systems.

Details of upgrade (See Tool News)

Documentation & Downloads

Title Other Languages Type Format File Size Date
User Guides & Manuals
CS+ V8.04.00 Integrated Development Environment User's Manual: RL78 Debug Tool 日本語 Manual PDF 5.76 MB
Optional product list of IECUBE for RL78 family 日本語 Manual PDF 430 KB
Package list of pin header cover 日本語 Manual PDF 234 KB
Drawing of QB-144FB-EA-01T Manual PDF 237 KB
QB-144-CA-01's pin header cover for RL78/F15 48NA package Manual PDF 113 KB
QB-144-CA-01's pin header cover for RL78/F15 80FB package Manual PDF 113 KB
QB-144-CA-01's pin header cover for RL78/F15 48FB package Manual PDF 113 KB
QB-144-CA-01's pin header cover for RL78/F15 144FB package Manual PDF 113 KB
QB-144-CA-01's pin header cover for RL78/F15 64FB package Manual PDF 113 KB
QB-144-CA-01's pin header cover for RL78/F15 100FB package Manual PDF 113 KB
Downloads
[Evaluation Software] CS+ for CA,CX V4.04.00 (Single Download) 日本語 Evaluation Software EXE 454.46 MB
[Evaluation Software] CS+ for CC V8.03.00 (Single Download) 日本語 Evaluation Software EXE 681.04 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78D1A2 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.27 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78D1A 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.20 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78F15 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.39 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78F14 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.29 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78F12 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.05 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78L1C 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.19 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78L12 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 1.94 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78I1A 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.12 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78G1F 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.04 MB
Upgrade tool (Firmware V2.03) for QB-RL78G1C 日本語 Upgrade - Debugger ZIP 2.01 MB
Tool News
[Notes] IECUBE Full-Spec. Emulator for RL78 Family 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 177 KB
[Notification] Option Products for the IECUBE Full-spec Emulator: Space Adapter Which is Useful for Height Adjustment of the Target System Connector, and Mount Adapter Which Allows an MCU to Be Mounted 日本語 Tool News - Featured Tool PDF 288 KB
[Notification] Introduction of Check Pin Adapter QB-144-CA-01, Optional Product of IECUBE Full-spec Emulator 日本語 Tool News - Featured Tool PDF 173 KB
[Notes] IECUBE Full-Spec. Emulator for the RL78/G12 and RL78/G13 Groups 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 172 KB
[Notes] IECUBE Full-Spec. Emulator for the RL78 Family 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 170 KB
Note on Using In-circuit Emulators IECUBE2 and IECUBE, and On-chip Debugging Emulators MINICUBE2 and MINICUBE 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 422 KB
Notes on Using In-Circuit Emulator QB-RL78G13 (IECUBE for RL78/G13 Group of MCUs) 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 266 KB
Notes on Using In-Circuit Emulator QB-RL78G1A (IECUBE for RL78/G1A Group of MCUs) 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 202 KB
Notes on Using In-Circuit Emulator QB-RL78F12 (IECUBE for RL78/F12 Group of MCUs) 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 266 KB
Notes on Using In-Circuit Emulator QB-RL78G14 (IECUBE for RL78/G14 Group of MCUs) 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 203 KB
Other
QB-RL78G13 In-Circuit Emulator for RL78/G13 - Usage Restrictions 日本語 Technical Update PDF 68 KB
QB-RL78G13 In-Circuit Emulator for RL78/G13 - Upgrade 日本語 Technical Update PDF 74 KB

Functions

Real-Time RAM Monitor Function
Updates RAM values in real time.

 

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Trace Function with Time Tag Function
The time per instruction unit can be recorded in the trace window.
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Performance Measurement Function
Measures the time required for program functions to execute.
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Coverage Measurement Function
The executed ratio can be measured for specific functions and actions.
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Components

  • Emulator main unit (IECUBE)
  • Software CD-ROM (USB driver is included)
  • USB interface cable
  • User's Manuals

For development work, a power supply adapter and optional products such as probe or socket compatible with the target device, all sold separately, are required. Refer to the system configuration example below for details.

System Configuration Example

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Optional Products (Sold Separately)

  • Power Supply Adapter
    Specifications of the power supply adapter, QB-COMMON-PW-xx, vary depending on the region. Be sure to use an adapter designed for your region.

Specifications

Item Description
Maximum operating frequency Depending on the target MCU
Emulation memory capacity Internal ROM Internal ROM capacity of target MCUs
Internal RAM Internal RAM capacity of target MCUs
Event For execution 8 points
For access 8 points
Break Hardware break 20 points Note1
Software break 2,000 points
Forced break Supported
Step execution Supported
Fail-safe break Supported
Trace Trace capacity 128K frame
Trace item
  • All orders (Address/ Data)
  • Access (Address/ Data)
  • Time stamp
Performance measurement Execution time measurement between the start and the stop of the program Supported
Measurement between events Supported (2 segments)
Result-display item of measurement between events Total value, Number of passage,
Maximum value, Minimum value, Average value
Time-out break Supported
Real-time RAM monitor PC/ Internal RAM area Note2
Coverage Memory capacity Internal ROM gamut  +  External memory area
Mask function TARGET RESET, INTERNAL RESET, WAIT, NMI
PC interface USB (USB 2.0, Full-speed/ High-speed, USB 1.1)
Operating Environment Refer to Operating Environments of Products.
External dimension (mm) 113mm × 109mm × 58-67mm Note3
Conformance with overseas standards European Standards: EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024
US FCC Standard: FCC part 15 Class A

Notes:

  1. Items are 8 points of post-execution break, 8 points of Access break, and 4 points of before-execution break. The number of before-execution break varies depending on the settings position.
  2. For all memory areas except target memory area (out of the range that real-time RAM monitor is supported), pseudo RRM function that implements monitoring while pausing program execution is supported.
  3. Not including the protruding parts.