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2015-05 - Total Phase Newsletter, Issue 4 Volume 15 - Buy one Komodo USB-to-CAN Interface, Get the 2nd one 50% Off
Total Phase Newsletter, Issue 4 Volume 15 - June 2015 - Buy one Komodo USB-to-CAN Interface, Get the 2nd one 50% Off

Total Phase Newsletter

Issue 4

Volume 15

Featured Videos

Learn about the Promira Serial Platform and it's robust features. The Promira platform is a versatile I2C and SPI host adapter with field upgradable capabilities for high performance programming and emulation.

This video shows the new real-time, USB class-level decoding feature in the Data Center Software for the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer. Users can see decoded HID, Mass Storage, Hub, and Audio Class transactions as the data is captured on the bus.

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July 20-22, 2015

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August 11-13-, 2015

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Buy one Komodo USB-to-CAN Interface,
Get the 2nd one 50% Off

Things are heating up as the summer months approach and the Komodo CAN Interfaces are primed to help you get your project done on time so you can enjoy the warm summer sun. The Komodo™ CAN Interface is a powerful USB-to-CAN adapter and analyzer; it’s an all-in-one tool capable of active CAN data transmission as well as non-intrusive CAN bus monitoring. With the option of two models you can select the right Komodo interface for your needs. Both offer a royalty-free API, and cross-platform support for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

Enter coupon code “Summer2015” during checkout to receive your discount.
This coupon expires June 30, 2015, is valid for Komodo interface purchases only and cannot be combined with other coupons.




Communicate with Your I2C System at The Highest Throughput Speeds Ever!

Take Advantage of the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter Trade-Up Program.

Did you know the Promira™ Serial Platform offers improved throughput over USB compared to the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter? The Promira platform has a high-speed USB port, compared to the Aardvark adapter’s full-speed connection. In addition the Promira platform features a pipelined architecture that allows for queuing of commands.

The Aardvark adapter sends one command at a time and incurs delays waiting for a response from the host PC. Now with the Promira platform you can issue multiple I2C commands back-to-back without delays waiting for a system response. This means faster throughput and better emulation with your system.

Total Phase is offering customers a unique opportunity to trade-up eligible Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapters and receive a coupon to be used towards the purchase of any combination of applications with a Promira Serial Platform. Get more information.


Monitor USB Power in Production Testing with the Beagle USB 480 Power Protocol Analyzer.

Members of the Total Phase team had the opportunity to spend much of April visiting with our customers both in their places of work and at industry events. Interestingly, there seemed to be a common challenge engineers are facing again and again - power consumption over USB. Multiple customers discussed problems at the manufacturing test stage where the USB ports on their device were shutting down and devices were resetting during iterations of various QA tests. This common issue was met with inability to determine the cause of the current overdraw on the USB bus – until we introduced the Beagle USB 480 Power Protocol Analyzer.

The Beagle USB 480 Power Protocol Analyzer is ideally suited to address this type of challenge. The Beagle USB 480 Power analyzer combines the ability to monitor USB traffic in real-time with the capability to track current and voltage readings on the VBUS. Using the Data Center Software, users can correlate anomalies, such as current overdraw, on the VBUS with data being sent across the USB bus. The analyzer provides insight into what caused the system to malfunction and how to fix the production test or improve product design. For more information visit the Beagle USB 480 Power Protocol Analyzer product page.

Spotlight: The Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer

I have used the Beagle Series of USB protocol analyzers for both professional and recreational purposes for about a year. I have found them to be quite easy to get up and running and at the same time powerful enough for in-depth debugging of USB systems.


– William O.

Contact sales@totalphase.com for more details.

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