Data Center Software Series: USB Configuration Management Window

The Data Center Software is Total Phase’s free bus monitoring software that allows users to interface with Total Phase protocol analyzers supporting I2C, SPI, USB, CAN, and eSPI protocols. These analyzers include the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer, the line of Beagle USB Protocol Analyzers, the USB Power Delivery Analyzer...

How is the DC Resistance of a Cable Measured When You Cannot Access the Paddleboard Directly?

Question from the Customer:

My company is using the Advanced Cable Tester v2 (Advanced Cable Tester v2) to test a variety of cables, such as USB, HDMI, and DisplayPort cables.

We have a question about our test results for the USB-C to USB-C cables. The DC resistance of the VBUS pins does not pass the test. However, testing the conta...

Differences Between NAND vs NOR Flash Memory

Flash memory is often used in embedded systems as a means to store data and information, providing the system with the needed instructions to operate. Two of the most widely used types of Flash memory include NOR and NAND Flash. In this article, we’ll discuss the key differences between NOR and NAND Flash, as well as some adv...

What Are Partial Errors and How Can I Avoid Them When Analyzing SPI Data?

Question from the Customer:

I have a question about using the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer. I am testing SPI devices. I have two sets of data which are shown below. I am using the Control Center Serial Software for viewing and analyzing the captured data.

Comparing new and old data:

The old data shows errors. I have personall...

Data Center Software Series: Capture Control Window

The Total Phase Data Center Software is a free software interface that allows users to seamlessly monitor traffic occurring on USB, CAN, I2C, SPI, and eSPI buses. The software provides a variety of different ways to debug and analyze data and has become a familiar tool to engineers across the world. A feature that users often ...

Compared to an Oscilloscope, What Information Does a Protocol Analyzer Provide about Waveforms?

Lab equipment for troubleshooting and analyzing data waveforms

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Question from the Customer:

I am troubleshooting the serial bus of a system with an oscilloscope. In addition to the electrical characteristics, I need more details to understand the performance of the system. I am looking at the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer – what details can it provide me about wavefo...