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Reasonably priced and packed with special features, E8 products fully support speedy market-entry for the low-cost R8C/Tiny System products. Not only sophisticated various debug features, E8 offers flash momory programming features.



For details of the migration from the E8 to the E8a, refer to "Migration from E8 to E8a" in the E8a Design Support page.

Release Information

E8 Emulator Software

  • Latest Ver.: V.2.12 Release 00
  • Released: Mar 19, 2009
  • Details of upgrade (See Tool News)
  • Operating Environment (See User's Manual)

Target Devices

Supported MCUs Functions Availability
On-chip debugging Flash memory programming
High-performance Embedded Workshop graphic interface High-performance Embedded Workshop graphic interface Flash Developmetn Toolkit graphic interface
 Target Decives for E8  Available MCUs list for flash programming tools -Flash Development Toolkit Ver.4-
M16C Family
M32C/80 Series
M16C/60 Series
M16C/30 Series
R8C/Tiny Series
M16C/Tiny Series
H8 Family
H8/300H Tiny Series

H8/300H Super Low Power Series

H8/300L Super Low Power Series

740 Family
740 Series (QzROM)

38000 Series (QzROM)

 Available | — Not Available

Note that flash memory quick programming at the Flash Momory Writing mode included in E8 emulator is available for the M16C and H8 family microcomputers that support the on-chip debug functions in the matrix above.

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