Rena Ayeras

Description: Rena C. Ayeras is a writer, editor and blogger with a technical background: test, development, and managing and training technicians. Recognizing the value of the guidelines, reports and articles she wrote as an engineer; she chose to focus on those contributions and moved over to technical writing, and has since branched out to marcom and blogging. BSIT. Member of IEEE.


Posts by Rena Ayeras:

I’m Having a Problem Writing to an I2C Device – How Can I Get the Details to Analyze and Fix the Problem?

Question from the Customer:

I am trying to use the Promira Serial Platform to talk to an I2C device.  I am following the instructions in the Promira Serial Platform Quick Start Guide, yet I cannot successfully complete a master write.

It appears that the data field is blank:

"2021-01-17 13:43:59.727","I2C","W","M","--S","400","0X49...

How Do I Claim the I2C Bus with the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter?

Question from the Customer:

I am working with an I2C device that will be used for lengthy write and read transactions. There are multiple masters on this bus, any of which could send and start a command, thus taking ownership of the bus.

I am looking at using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter for this project.  How would I “claim...

How Do I Quickly Resume Using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter when the Application is Restarted?

Question from the Customer:

I am writing a program to detect multiple Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapters and connect to them.

I want to ensure that when the application fails and is restarted, it can connect to the Aardvark adapters that were open and working. This is where I am having issues:

  • If I write some buggy application code tha...

How Do I Set Up the Timing for SPI Slave and SPI Master Devices to Communicate?

Question from the Customer:

I am streaming 5.56 MHz SPI data over the MOSI line. I am using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter as the slave device in SPI + GPIO mode with the Control Center Serial Software. My problem is I do not see data at either 4 MHz or 8 MHz in the transaction log window.  I see that the master sends out dat...

Which Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter Pins Can Be Made Available for GPIO Signals and How Are They Controlled?

Question from the Customer:

I am starting to use the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter and I have some questions about the GPIO pins, including how to program them with your software. I am using the Aardvark adapter with an I2C device.

  • Can you provide guidelines for configuring Aardvark adapter's MISO pin as an output and setting the l...

Can I Automate Flashing S-Record Files to a Chip?

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