What is the Maximum Speed We Can Achieve Between the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter and the Target SPI Device?

Question from the Customer:

We plan to use the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter in an automated testing application. Here are the setup details:

  • The distance between the Cheetah and the target SPI slaves is approximately 6 feet.
  • We will be using isolators and LVDS to TTL (and the reverse) line drivers.
  • The estimated delay from the MOSI to the MISO, rel...

How Do the Software Tools Work with the Komodo CAN Duo Interface and How Do They Help Me Capture and Analyze Real-Time Data?

Question from the Customer:

I’m new to CAN and am trying to understand a certain command on my truck’s CAN bus.  I’d like to record the data, break it down, and then resend it. Could the Komodo CAN Interfaces help me?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! The Komodo CAN Duo Interface, as well as the Komodo CAN Solo I...

Which Software Tool Should I Use with the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter to Read the Status Register Information?

Question from the Customer:

I have the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter and the Flash Center GUI Software which makes it really easy to use - but I do have a question. For my current lab project, I use Flash Center to read the contents of my memory chip and it works great, but I need to see the status register information as well. Is there a way ...

Which Host Adapter or Serial Platform Supports Both Master and Slave Modes for SPI Development, Test, Programming, and Validation?

Question from the Customer:

The Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter has been an excellent all-purpose tool for us; we use it for SPI, as a master and a slave. We are working on new design projects that require faster SPI speeds for developing, testing, and validating our devices. We looked at the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter, and while the speed looks...

What is the Most Streamlined, Flexible, and Low Signal Voltage Solution that Total Phase Offers for SPI?

Question from the Customer:

We have the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter, and are starting to work with SPI target devices with various logic voltage levels. However, we would like emulate a slave and work at voltage levels less than 3.3 V.  We think that using a Level Shifter Board will help us, but we would really like to minimize the number of boar...

How do Beagle USB Protocol Analyzers Control the VBUS to the Target Device?

Question from the Customer:

I have the Total Phase Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer and am testing some bus-powered devices. Is it possible to use the Beagle Software API to disconnect and connect the VBUS (and thereby disable the  USB signals from the target device) to simulate manually unplugging and then plugging in the cable? If not, do yo...

What are the Best Tools for talking to 4 MHz SPI Devices with Shorter Timing Setups?

Question from the Customer:

I am attempting to monitor my 4 MHz SPI application with 16-bit transfers with a slave device. I have been using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter with the Control Center Software. When using the slave mode, data will begin to slow and then the tool "locks up" after short periods of time. In taking a close look at th...

What are the Options to Batch and Store CAN Messages with the Komodo CAN Solo/Duo Interface?

Question from the Customer:

I am using a Komodo CAN interface. Is there a way to access data from CAN messages from the batch script, not just sending messages? Also, how can I store the received CAN messages in a file?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for the questions! Total Phase offers two options for sending and receiving CAN data wi...

How to Choose Which Beagle USB Protocol Analyzer is Best for Your USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Projects

The product, test and validations have been defined, the budget approved and the project is scheduled. The next question - which hardware and software tools will best support your project to monitor, capture and analyze the data on the USB 2.0 and/or USB 3.0 bus?

To make a well informed decision, we suggest you ask and answer the following:

  • Wha...