Do You Have the Total Phase eSPI Analysis Analyzer? Now You Can Use the Data Center Software for Hardware Filters, and Simple and Advanced Triggers!

Our new Data Center Software release gives you more capability when you use the eSPI Analysis Analyzer – the eSPI Analysis Application and the Promira Serial Platform together: Hardware Filters, Simple Triggers and Advanced Triggers.

 eSPI filtering and trigger options with Data Center Software

Figure 1: Data Center Software – eSPI Analysis Analyzer Features

Here’s a summary of the features that the eSPI Analysis Analyzer supports:

Hardware Filters – Use this feature to filter out packets at the hardware level to reduce the amount of captured data sent back to the analysis computer from the Promira Serial Platform. This results in smaller traces that only contain the information that you define. These filter settings can be configured independently for each slave unit.

Simple Triggers – Use this feature to specify an event to trigger a capture and/or toggle a digital output pin.

Advanced Triggers – This feature supports triggering based on a complex pattern/sequence match engine, on a specific condition or a sequence of events on the eSPI bus. Examples of what you can define:

  • a sequence of up to four eSPI packets
  • a specific non-posted transaction and corresponding completion(s)
  • a packet that has an error code in its status

If you’re new to eSPI Analysis, eSPI Active Example Files are available to use with your SPI Active Applications on the Promira Serial Platform.

Additional resources that you may find helpful include the following:

If you have questions about our analyzers or other Total Phase products, feel free to email us at, or if you already own one of our devices and have a technical question, please submit a request for technical support.

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