What Are the Signal and Power Capabilities of the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter?

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Question from the Customer:
I plan to use the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter in a post-silicon validation. Before I start running validation tests, can you tell me what to expect from the power and signal pins?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! The Cheetah SPI Host Adapter is designed to work at h...

Data Center Software Series: Details Window

The Data Center Software is one of Total Phase’s most well-known test and measurement tools. With its ability to display detailed, real-time data as it takes place on the bus, it is a must-have tool for debugging embedded systems. In the Data Center Software series, we dive into specific features that make the Data Center Softw...

How Do I Switch from SPI Host Adapter GUI to Custom Software?



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Question from the Customer:

I am currently using the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter as a master device and another device as a slave, which is controlled through SPI. When I use the Cheetah GUI, I successfully write commands to the slave. However, I need to write a Python script to execute this same wri...

What is an ARM Processor? Comparison to x86 and its Advantages and Disadvantages

Central processing units, or CPUs, are used in the technology we use every day, from smartphones, to laptop computers, to wearables. These processors allow these devices to carry out instructions and tasks in order for it to perform its designated function. While there are different types of processors used in the devices use...

What Tools Can I Use to Develop, Test, and Debug MCTP Devices?

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Question from the Customer:

I am looking at your products. Can your Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter work with MCTP devices?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! The answer is yes. MCTP is a layer on top of SMBus, a two-wire interface often used for low-speed system management communication betwe...

Data Center Software Series: Last Packet View for CAN Bus Monitoring

The Data Center Software is Total Phase’s free bus monitoring software that allows users to interface with Total Phase protocol analyzers supporting I2C, SPI, USB, CAN, and eSPI protocols. These analyzers include the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer, the line of Beagle USB Protocol Analyzers, the USB Power Delivery Ana...