How Do I Get an I2C Host Adapter to Release the SCL Line on an SMBus?

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Question from the Customer
I am using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter for development and debugging. In my current System Management Bus (SMBus) project, I am applying a repeated start read from the Aardvark adapter, which in this setup is the host (master device). I am using this Aardvark Software API call:

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How Do Latency and Throughput Affect the Speed of a System?

In the world of computers and embedded systems, two common terms we often hear about are latency and throughput. These terms are used when discussing the speed of a system and revolves around the process of sending data from one location to the next, indicating the time it takes to process and transmit the data.

Both of these terms...

How Do I Transfer SPI Data Captured by the Beagle I2S/SPI Protocol Analyzer as Plain Text to a Hard Drive

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Question from the Customer:

I have a question about the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer, which I am using with Data Center Software. I have a lot of SPI data to capture and review. I need to save the raw data as plain text on a hard drive. How can I do that?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your ques...

Data Center Software Series: Hub Latency View

The Data Center Software is an industry-leading bus monitoring solution for debugging I2C, SPI, USB, CAN, and eSPI systems. The robust software is used in conjunction with Total Phase protocol analyzers, including the Komodo CAN Duo Interface, the Beagle Protocol Analyzers, and the Promira Serial Platform with the eSPI Analysis ...