Support Question of the Week: Synchronizing Output from a USB 2.0 Analyzer

Q: I'm working on analyzing data on a USB 2.0 bus and I would like to synchronize the USB data with an external device. I was looking on your website and I see that you have three USB protocol analyzers. Would I be able to use any of these to trigger another device?

A: Thanks for your question! Total Phase does offer three USB protocol analyzers...

Support Question of the Week: Transfer Rate and Size for SPI Programming

Q: I recently came across two of your products – the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter and the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter. I am interested in programming SPI data, but I'm not sure which SPI host adapter I should use. Can either of these host adapters support 16-bit, 32-bit, or larger continuous transfers to an SPI slave? I'm looking to generate up ...

Support Question of the Week: Erasing Memory from Any Total Phase Product

Q: I'm interested in buying some of your products, but I have a few questions. First, is there any memory in any of your products that would retain information when powered down? If the answer to this is yes, I have another question – is there a sanitization procedure for these devices that can be performed after using a classified processing ...

Support Question of the Week: View the Last I2C Data Transaction with the Data Center Software and Beagle I2C/SPI Analyzer

Q: I am using the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer with the Data Center Software to monitor a particular coming across the I2C bus. I would like to monitor the latest Read transactions that occur after a Write transaction on the I2C bus. Right now, I'm manually scrolling down to see the last transaction. Is there a way to set up the screen so th...

Support Question of the Week: Monitoring Ethernet Frames Using the Beagle USB 480 Analyzer

Q: I recently bought a Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer and have started using it with the Data Center Software to monitor the CDC-ECM and CDC-NCM classes on the USB 2.0 link. Now, we would like to integrate this USB bus monitor into a custom application. Do you have any software development kits available for this?

Additionally, we would like t...

Support Question of the Week: Testing Multiple Units Simultaneously with the Aardvark Host Adapter

Q:  We are ready to use Aardvark Host Adapters (6 units) in order to test our 6 units simultaneously.

Does it mean we should use a separate computer (laptop, for instance) for each Aardvark Adapter?

Or we can use one for all Aardvark Host Adapters?

A:  Thanks for your question!  Depending on your specific testing application, there are multip...

Support Question of the Week: Monitor USB Traffic with Data Center Software

Q: I am interested in sniffing USB traffic on my USB 2.0 device with the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer. I have a few questions about the capabilities of the Data Center Software that can be used with the Beagle USB 480 protocol analyzer. First, when monitoring data, does the transaction log show all of the data bytes in the summary view? Seco...