How do I set up the Komodo CAN Solo Interface to send or receive RTR frames with a device on the CAN bus?

Question from the Customer:

Can we use the Komodo CAN Solo Interface to send Remote Transmission Request (RTR) to another CAN device?  My colleagues have been trying with a CAN interface on their processor connected to the Komodo interface, but so far, there has been no response. How can we set it up so it works

Response from Technical Support...

Using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter, how do I perform 7-bit register reads from an I2C slave device?

Question from the Customer:

I just purchased your Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter, and I have a question. I need to read from an I2C device, using Repeated Start Condition and 7 bit addressing.  Does the Aardvark adapter support this?

Response from Technical Support:

Thank you for your question! What you described is often used when performing a...

Learn How Easy It is to Use the Total Phase I2C/SPI Activity Board with the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter for Your Projects.

Question from the Customer:

I’ve been using your Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer, and now I’m trying out your Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter. Using the I2C/SPI Activity Board, I want to do something simple like turn on an LED.  What steps do I need to take to perform this action?

Response from Technical Support:

Thank you for your question...

How do I Manually Control the Receiver Termination Detection System of the Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer?

Question from the Customer:

I’m monitoring a USB 3.0 bus with the Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer. By default, the Beagle USB 5000 v2 analyzer's receiver termination detection system is set to auto-detect. How can I control the detection system manually?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! There is two w...

There are Two Ways for a Beagle USB Protocol Analyzer to Export Data to WireShark - See What Works Best for You

Question from the Customer:

In the past, I have had great success using the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer with Data Center Software to collect Ethernet Frames over a USB 2.0 link. Now I am starting a new project where I’m adding Wireshark to the mix. How can I export the data captured in Data Center to Wireshark? Wireshark uses packet capt...

How do I adjust the timing between slave select and the first clock for SPI frames?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Promira Serial Platform to communicate on my SPI bus. I want to send SPI frames at 10 MHz and I would like to play with the time between the slave select (SS) line and the first clock (CLK) slope. For example, I want to send the same SPI frame with various SS to CLK times.

Is that possible? How would I...

Easily Stream A2B Audio Directly to Disk with the Promira Serial Platform

The new A2B Bus Monitor Application for the Promira Serial Platform® provides automotive audio engineers an easy-to-use web interface to non-intrusively monitor Analog Devices' Automotive Audio Bus (A2B).

One of the key benefits is seeing the levels of all upstream and downstream digital audio channels simultaneously. Live audio on the A2B bus...

Serial Communication Protocols: The Basics

White USB cable laying on a wooden tagble

Before we delve into the technicalities of serial communication protocols, let’s talk about communication in general.  We already know that communication involves the exchange of information between two or more individuals. Communication can take place in various ways – through written documents, spoken words, audio tapes, video lessons a...

How Can the Promira Serial Platform's GPIO be Used as Data Lines for non-SPI Devices?

Question from the Customer:
We’re considering purchasing the Promira Serial Platform with SPI Active - Level 1 Application. We like the USB connectivity, Labview support, and adjustable voltage features - now we have some questions about GPIO.

  • Can we use GPIOs on Promira as data lines?
  • Our application is not SPI; we are looking for one CLK o...

Eye Diagram Basics and Embedded Systems

With each passing day, embedded system designs are becoming more complex as they require increasing data transfer rates, shorter cycle times, and other requirements.

Embedded systems engineers are required to sort out signal integrity issues quickly to speed up the development life cycle. You might already be aware that modern serial data links...