The Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer: Advanced Debugging Using the Digital I/O Port

Introduction

USB is everywhere. The familiar ports can be found in wide variety of applications: from consumer devices like smartphones and laptops, to infotainment systems in newer automobiles, and of course, embedded systems.

With its growing presence in electronic devices, the popularity of USB is continuing to create a need for improved deve...

It’s so Quick and Easy to Capture, Analyze, and Debug USB Data with Your Beagle USB Protocol Analyzer

Question from the Customer:

I am new to USB and just purchased my first Beagle USB Protocol Analyzer. The product manual  does a splendid job explaining how USB works and the Data Center Software User Manual illustrates how easy it is to start a capture.

What I am looking for is a simple, straightforward path to getting started - after I conne...

How much power can be delivered to downstream devices like I2C and SPI EEPROMs from the USB port when using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter?

Question from the Customer:

I have a project where I’ll be using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter, powered by its USB port, to test and provide power to I2C and SPI EEPROMs. I have a couple of questions:

  • Does it matter if the USB port (that is powering the Aardvark adapter) is from a USB hub or a USB host controller?
  • I’ll be writing up a p...

How to Monitor and Analyze USB Power Delivery with the USB Power Delivery Analyzer

Delivering power over USB has become increasingly more important, as many consumer products and IoT devices are becoming more complex and require more power and better power supply negotiation. In response to this demand, the new USB Type-C standard, along with the also-new USB Power Delivery (PD) spec, was created to meet these growing demands....

USB Power Delivery Analyzer Summary and Resources

Earlier this week we announced the availability of a new product – the USB Power Delivery Analyzer.  With a very competitive price point, this early entrant into the ecosystem is a Type-C connector sniffing dongle, able to act as USB 3.1 Gen 2 data pass through while simultaneously recording traffic on CC1 or CC2.   Your HDMI, DVI, and Thun...