Installing MCU-Link and updating firmware
Setting up your MCU-Link is very simple. The first step is to download the driver information
files and utility to update the firmware. Note that MCUXpresso IDE 11.2.1 or later will
automatically install the driver information files. You can either watch the video below for
Windows installation, or follow the steps to install MCU-Link:
1.1 Get the software package
First step is to download the MCU-LINK Installer for your host
operating system. After
downloading, run the installer.
1.2 Update the firmware
Although MCU-Link comes with firmware installed, it is recommended that you update to the latest
version. To perform the update:
1.2.1 Install jumper
1.2.2 Connect MCU-Link to your host computer via USB
1.2.3 Go to the scripts directory in the software package installation and run the program.cmd
(Windows) or program (Linux/MacOS) script by double-clicking it. Follow the onscreen
1.2.4 Press Ctrl-C to exit the script.
1.2.5 Disconnect MCU-Link from the host computer, remove
J3 and then reconnect to
1.2.6 Review the Readme.txt for other OS-specific setup.
1.3 Checking MCU-Link devices are present
MCU-Link will enumerate 3 devices when fully installed –a CMSIS-DAP device and Trace port under
HID devices, plus a VCOM port under Ports.