This article provides one solution to a common problem: what can designers do when they design a processor in a BGA package into a circuit, send it off to fab, get it back, plug it in, and nothing happens? The good news is, there’s a new genre of tools available from Macraigor Systems that make it easy to debug hardware so you can get your ARM-based prototype design up and running quickly.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 5, No. 1, 2006