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The USB560BP JTAG Emulator has reached end of life. This page is available for reference only.

The recomended replacement is the USB560v2 STM Emulator (P/N: BH-USB-560v2, SKU: 12202).

While manufacturing of the USB560BP model has been discontinued, support for customers using this model continues.

Please use the links below for additional information and details on the USB560v2.

USB560v2 Product Page

USB560v2 vs. USB560BP Comparison

USB560v2 Pricing and Availability

Blackhawk USB560BP JTAG Emulator

The bus-powered Blackhawk USB560BP is the third generation of the widely used XDS560-class emulator first introduced by Blackhawk and the only bus-powered USB JTAG Emulator that supports all of the advanced capabilities of Texas Instruments latest DSPs. These capabilities include high-speed Real-Time Data Exchange (HS-RTDX™), lightning speed downloads and Advanced Event Triggering to quickly find and fix real-time software problems.


Pricing & Availability


The USB560BP also includes Native ADAPTIVE CLOCKING support for TI ARM-based devices! (i.e. TMS470, OMAP, and DaVinci platforms)

The emulator pod, which is under 5 ounces in weight, does not require an external power supply! Features include a variable TCK (timing clock) up to 50 MHz and highly flexible 6 inch cable assembly suitable for use from 5.0 volts down to 0.5 volts to support TI low-voltage device roadmap. Software compatibility with all versions of Code Composer Studio™ (CCStudio) integrated development environment (IDE) v2.2 and above, and a driver independent DLL developed by Blackhawk, assures existing and future device compatibility for new DSPs right out of the box with no upgrades required.

The Blackhawk USB560BP JTAG Emulator supports TMS320, TMS470 (ARM®) and OMAP™ families. The USB560BP JTAG Emulator is also compatible with Code Composer Studio Flash-burner utility. Please contact Blackhawk™ by phone or email for more technical information, performance, pricing and availability.


  • Bus-powered, no power supply needed
  • High-speed RTDX™ Support
  • Data rates of over 2 MB/sec
  • Compact pod with status indicator LED
  • High-speed USB 2.0 (480 Mbits/sec) port
  • Windows® Plug n' Play installation
  • Under 5 ounces
  • 20-pin cTI (compact TI) JTAG header


  • Lightweight and compact with less to carry
  • Takes advantage of the new, faster generation of TI emulation technology
  • Real-time visibility into design, speeding the design to market
  • Quickly find and fix real-time software problems
  • Up to 100 times faster than XDS510 class emulators
  • Use across all TMS320 architectures including the DaVinci platform
  • Use with new and existing host machines
  • Dependable and reliable host interface
  • Preserves current software and board investments

Operating System Compatibility

  • Windows® XP/Vista/7/8/10 (32 and 64-bit)
  • Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora, RedHat, etc.)
  • Windows® 2003 Server (32 and 64-bit)

Development Environments

  • Code Composer Studio v7 (eclipse)
  • Code Composer Studio v4 (eclipse)
  • Code Composer Studio v6 (eclipse)
  • Code Composer Studio v3.3
  • Code Composer Studio v5 (eclipse)
  • Code Composer Studio v2.2x

TI Device Support

  • OMAP™ Application Processors
  • Sitara™
  • Stellaris™
  • DaVinci™ Video Processors
  • C6000™ High Performance DSPs
  • C6000™ Multi-Core DSPs
  • C5000™ Low Power DSPs
  • C28xxx Digital Control Processors
  • ARM® Cortex™ A / R / M Microprocessors
  • ARM® 9 / 11 Microprocessors
  • See all devices...

In the Box

  • USB560BP JTAG Emulator
  • Installation Disk
  • 20e_cTI to 14t Pin Converter
  • Quick Start Guide
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • Product Warranty Terms and Conditions

Ordering Information

Item Description
Product: Blackhawk™ USB560BP JTAG Emulator
Part Number: BH-USB-560BP
SKU: 12103
Availability: Shipping since 2006
Pricing: Get Pricing

Product Revision Information

Item Description
  Second letter in serial number is revision
Current Revision: G
Serial Numbers: LGxxxx

Options and Add-ons

In addition to what already comes packages with the USB560BP, you can find these other items to help meet your development requirements.

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