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

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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...

Amazon’s Electronics are Catching Fire? Here’s How This Can Be Prevented.

With the electronics industry booming and the demand for cables, cords, and power chargers on the rise, many companies, including Amazon, have been supplying the high demand for such items. Amazon’s own private brand, AmazonBasics, has become a substantial part of their retail business and is continually growing, offering numerous t...

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

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The Future of the Internet of Things in 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the largest areas of technological advancement. In the past decade, internet connectivity has been extended from mainframes to mobile smart phones. Now, with the IoT, internet connectivity is present in many types of devices that we interact with on a daily basis, including home appliance...

How Can I Monitor and Store Captured SPI Data Over Long Evaluation Periods and Test Runs?

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I am looking for tools to use with an upcoming project. The tasks include extended evaluation periods that can last up to five days.  There are multiple SPI buses to monitor with speeds that vary from 1-2 Mbps. Although the periods can be lengthy, the data transactions will not be continuous; I estimate ...

How Individual Cable Testing Helps Uncover Underlying Cable Issues and Ensures Quality in Production

Creating safe and quality-made cables requires various evaluations and testing before landing in the hands of the consumer. To be certified, cables must go through design validation and compliance testing. But even after cable designs are approved, it is important that cables be tested for quality and safety standards during produc...