Support Question of the Week: EEPROM and Flash Programming with the Aardvark

Q: I plan on using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter with the Flash Center Software to program SPI flash chips and I2C EEPROM chips on my prototype board. Is there built-in support in the Flash Center Software to program memory devices? If these parts are not supported in the software, will I still be able to program these parts using the Aardva...

Guten Tag from Total Phase at Embedded World!

This week, the Total Phase sales team packed their bags and traversed across the world to Nuremberg, Germany for Embedded World! Embedded World is held this year from Tuesday, February 26 to Thursday, February 28. Attendees had the opportunity to drop by our Total Phase booth and experience a live demonstration of our USB, I2C, SPI, and CAN tool...

Support Question of the Week: Working with a Loop Command using the Aardvark adapter

Q: I'm interested in trying to loop the same command every 3 minutes with my Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter. Is there a repeat command in the XML script language that I can use?

A: Thanks for your question! We can certainly help you with doing a loop command using the Aardvark adapter.

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Windows 8 and Mac OS X Mountain Lion Support Now Available!

Total Phase has always provided the most comprehensive debugging and development solution across the USB, I2C, SPI, and CAN protocols featuring cross-platform support on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. We are proud to feature cross-platform support for all of our software, APIs, and drivers, and strongly believe our tools offer the most freedom fo...

Support Question of the Week: Using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter with a Level Shifter Board

Q: I'm working with the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter, and I would like to use the Aardvark host adapter with a 1.8 volt slave device. My I2C device lines are 3.3 volt tolerant. I tried to disable your pull-ups and use an external pull-up resistor to 3.3 volts, but this doesn't seem to work. Can you help me out?

A: Thanks for your question! We c...

Support Question of the Week: Programming and Monitoring an EEPROM Chip

Q: I was looking for an I2C development tool to program an EEPROM chip and monitor the data as I program the EEPROM. Looking at your website, I found two I2C tools - the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter and the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer. Can you tell me what the difference is between the Aardvark and the Beagle? Which tool should I use?

A: T...

Check Out the Komodo CAN Solo Interface!

Working with CAN? The Komodo CAN Solo Interface features the same rich set of innovative features available in the Komodo CAN Duo Interface, but is packaged into this new and lower cost tool. This powerful USB-to-CAN adapter and analyzer can actively transfer CAN data and non-intrusively monitor CAN data on the bus. The Komodo CAN Solo supports ...

Support Question of the Week: Monitoring an SPI Shared Bus

Q: I'm looking for an SPI bus monitoring solution and I have a specific hardware set up. My hardware set up requires the monitoring of an SPI shared bus with 2 chip select signals.

Does Total Phase provide any tools for SPI testing and/or monitoring an SPI bus? Furthermore, do you have any suggestions on how to apply your SPI bus monitor to fit ...