How can I change SPI modes between sample and setup phases?

Question from the Customer:
I’m working with an SPI device where I need to change modes between sample and setup. I’m using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter. How do I change the clock polarity (CPOL) and clock phase and CPHA?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! You can easily change the clock polarity with the Contro...

Total Phase Shows Optimization with Cable Testers and Power Delivery Analyzers at USB-IF Developer Days Conference

Excitement was palpable in the room at the latest USB-IF Developer Days. What are the interoperability do's and dont's of USB Type-C? What’s the latest on active cables? How do we get Type-C hosts and devices to perform optimally?

Total Phase attended the USB-IF Developer Days Conference held 9/26-9/27 in Vancouver, Canada. We showed up with o...

How Do I Set Up the Aardvark Host Adapter for I2C Slave mode?

Question from the Customer:

I’m an intern working on my first project, analyzing the controls and performance of a robotics arm (for manufacturing) – can you help me get started? I need to use your Aardvark I2C/Host Adapter in slave mode. I’ll also be using the Control Center Software – what do I need to do?

Response from Technical Suppo...

USB-IF Developer Days Houston, TX – Keep Calm and USB On

In the opening keynote, Jeff Ravencraft, President of the USB-IF, spoke and estimated that by 2019, over 2 billion devices – that is 40% of the USB market – will support USB Type-C.

Total Phase entered the Type-C market late 2015 with the USB Power Delivery Analyzer and we are continuing to focus on this new and exciting technology. Q4 of 20...

Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Minneapolis - Total Phase Storms In

“The wind begun to rock the grass
With threatening tunes and low, -
He flung a menace at the earth,
A menace at the sky….”

From A Thunderstorm by Emily Dickinson

 Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Minneapolis.

Yep you guessed it, I got to experience a true Midwest thunderstorm. Born and raised in Southern California, I haven’t experienced many storms in my life. It was fa...

Total Phase USB Type-C and Power Delivery at the Microchip MASTERs Conference

Nothing says “toasty” like Arizona in August! This past August, we were back at the Microchip MASTERs Conference. The MASTERs Conference celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. It was my 2nd time here and it was just as fun and interesting as my first time.

 Total Phase booth at Masters Conference

New to the table this year was USB Type-C and Power Delivery (PD). Micro...

Total Phase, Type-C USB Power Delivery Analyzer and the USB-IF Workshop

This month Total Phase has two new developments to share in the USB space about the new Type-C and Power Delivery technologies.

First, Total Phase recently attended the USB-IF Workshop in Portland, Oregon. At this “plugfest” we observed improved product behavior during testing as compared to the last event held, which was just 3 months ago. ...

Total Phase Tools and the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston

I was excited to meet our East Coast customers at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston that happened on April 13th and April 14th. We introduced our customers to and updated them on our of I2C, SPI, eSPI, USB, and CAN tools, including our newest USB Type C Power Delivery Analyzer and the eSPI Analysis Application for the Promira Serial Plat...

USB-IF in Taiwan - our International Colleagues are Excited About Type-C Connector and our USB Power Delivery Analyzer

It’s an exciting time to be at the forefront of technology. For the USB world, the new USB Type-C connector and Power Delivery protocol sparked great interest and created a lot of energy at the recent USB-IF Plug Fest and Developer Days in Taipei, Taiwan. I was lucky enough to represent Total Phase with our CEO Gil Ben-Dov at both events. Duri...

ARM TechCon 2015, ARM, CAN Bus, USB Bus and Total Phase

Total Phase exhibits at ARM TechConThere was lots of activity at ARM TechCon 2015, in Santa Clara last week, with over 4,000 attendees, 7 tracks and 6 keynotes. This was Total Phase’s first time exhibiting at this conference and we truly enjoyed the experience.

Many of the new ARM designs support the CAN Bus and the USB Bus. A number of engineers (especially from the automotive...