8.13 Third-Party Hardware Tools

When working with third-party hardware tools, these basic installation requirements apply:

  • Acquire and install any related USB drivers for the hardware. USB drivers are usually available from the third-party site, along with installation instructions.
  • Install the MPLAB X IDE plugin for this tool. For details, see 8.11 Plugin Tools.

When installation is complete, you should be able to see and select the hardware tool in the Project Properties window (see 5.4 View or Make Changes to Project Properties).