Tutorials

How Can I Best Monitor Data and Phantom Power on the A2B Bus?

Question from the Customer:

I’m looking at the A2B Bus Monitor - Level 1 Application for an audio system.  I have some questions:

  • How many total channels are available? Our system has multiple channels per board.
  • How is the SigmaStudio® software used within the system?
  • Can we capture data in formats other than .WAV file?
  • Could I ...

What are the Guidelines for Testing Ground and Shield Resistance of USB Cables?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the new Advanced Cable Tester v2 to test our USB 3.2 Standard-A to Type-C cables and am running into some problems after creating a custom profile. So far, I have not been able to modify the setting for the ground resistance to fit the specification. Here is where the test report shows failure:...

How Do I Implement I2C Master Register Read through LabVIEW?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter in I2C mode to perform a Master Register Read. Normally, I can do that with Aardvark Software API, but this time I’m using LabVIEW and it’s not working for me. How do I successfully implement I2C Master Register Read with LabVIEW?

Response from Technical Su...

Which SPI Host Adapters Work Best for Development and Verification?

Question from the Customer:

For a project focused on SD cards in SPI mode, I am looking at the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter and the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter. To cut costs, I am also looking at using Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzers instead of oscilloscopes. Looking at the specifications, I want to confirm how the Aardvark adapter ...

Which Tools Can Emulate an SPI Slave Device without Inter-Byte Delay?

Question from the Customer:

I need to emulate a SPI slave device that operates at 4 MHz. I am looking at the Promira Serial Platform and the applications. Would the SPI Active - Level 1 Application fulfill these requirements?

  • The data packet is 40 bits in length.
  • There is no inter-byte delay during 1 CS active event: 5 bytes continuo...

Control Center Serial Software Series: Control Center vs Flash Center for Programming

The Control Center Serial Software and Flash Center Software are free software platforms offered by Total Phase that allow users to interface with Total Phase programming tools such as our I2C and SPI host adapters.

While these software platforms offer unique ways to access the features on the Promira Serial Platform, Aardvark I2C/SPI...