Working with USB Type-C Devices? Total Phase USB Power Delivery Analyzer Makes it Easy to Set up and Take Real Time Measurements

Do you know what it takes to start monitoring the communication between USB Type-C devices, as well as the VBUS and VCONN voltage? With the Total Phase USB Power Delivery Analyzer - download the software, connect the USB Power Delivery to your devices and take measurements. There are five easy steps shown in the video below:

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How Do I Connect a Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer to an Embedded Circuit and Ensure Signal Integrity?

Question from the Customer:

I have a product with a Coldfire processor that is connected to a peripheral device via high-speed USB. The processor and the peripheral are on the same board and the USB lines are connected by copper traces. I want to monitor the USB traffic with our Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer, but since the USB signal lines...

The Five Greatest Electrical Engineering Achievements from 2015

The engineering world is experiencing tremendous progress and exponential growth thanks to the dedication of individuals with a passion for technology advancements.

Thanks to these fervent few, our world has benefited from new broadened and prosperous technologies that are changing our lived. In 2015, the electrical engineering world sh...

How Does the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter Move from Development, Test and Verification to Production?

Question from the Customer:

I have created a program for a new flash device. Using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter, this part has been debugged, tested and verified – it’s now ready for production. This is a special order for one customer – the volume we’ll need to produce is much smaller than usual.

Currently, what I can do is rea...

The Unlimited Potential of Open Source Hardware

Open source hardware (OSH) refers to physical objects with specially licensed design specifications that allow just about anyone to study, modify, copy, redistribute, and even sell the hardware. The hardware can generally encompass any range of objects, including phones, cars, robots, computers, musical instruments, and houses. These are all c...

Why does Windows care whether a device driver is signed or unsigned? What is the difference?

Sometimes you see what might not be safe: unsigned drivers

   Windows warning for unsigned drivers

When you download and start to install a device driver in Windows, you might see a warning that the driver is not signed and should not be installed.

What is a device driver? 

A device driver (also referred to as a driver) is a computer program that operates or controls...