Aardvark OEM SPI Host Adapter

Aardvark OEM SPI Host Adapter

Part Number: TP250410

Distribution: Physical Shipment

Availability: In-Stock

Price: $120.00

Please note that the minimum order quantity is 100 units. The price per unit is $120. The lead time is approximately 4 weeks.

An ever-wider array of devices and the increasing pressure to minimize costs means that you need to get the most out of your embedded systems interface tools - and the Aardvark™ OEM SPI Host Adapter is expressly designed to enable your competitive edge.

Based on our flagship Aardvark™ I2C/SPI Host Adapter, the Aardvark OEM SPI Host Adapter is a low-cost, easy-to-use, easy-to-bundle USB-to-SPI interface. It helps you to focus on core competencies by deploying your solutions with minimal engineering overhead and allows your end-customers to easily interface with your downstream embedded system environment.

Not using SPI? Please visit the Aardvark OEM I2C Host Adapter product page.

SPI Master
  • USB-to-SPI interface
  • Read/Write to SPI device
  • MCU emulation
  • EEPROM/Flash programming
  • Speeds up to 1 MHz
  • Two GPIOs available
Aardvark API
  • Create custom software applications
  • Most widely utilized Total Phase API
  • Configure and utilize GPIOs
  • Target power configurable via API
  • Usable example files included
  • Cross-platform support for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
  • ISO 9001-certified manufacturing facility
  • CE, RoHS
  • One year warranty
  • Easy end-customer upgrade to the Aardvark™ I2C/SPI Host Adapter
USB Bus-Powered
  • Portable
  • Field-deployable
  • No extra power adapters needed
Cost/Performance Benefits
  • Competitive price
  • Robust API-based programming
  • Reduced overhead through bundling
  • Flexible integration
  • Printable white label
  • Reinforces your brand
What is Included
  • Aardvark SPI Host Adapter Unit
  • 6 foot USB A->B cable
  • Software (downloadable from website):
    • Windows USB Drivers
    • Linux USB Hot Plug Configuration files
    • Rosetta Language Bindings: C/C++, C#, .NET, Python, Visual Basic
    • Examples
    • Datasheet
    • Documentation
Bit Rate

SPI Master: 125 kHz - 1 MHz

Target Bus Interface

SPI Master

2 GPIO pins

Host Bus Interface

USB 1.1

Type B receptacle

Target Bus Cable

10-pin ribbon cable

1.27 mm (0.05”) pitch

130.175 mm (5 1/8”) length

Target Bus Connector

Type: 2x5 IDC female, 2.54 mm (0.10”) pitch

Pinout: Power Pins: GND (Pins 2, 10), NC/+5V (Pins 4, 6)

SPI Pins: MISO (Pin 5), SCLK (Pin 7), MOSI (Pin 8), SS (Pin 9)

GPIO Pins: Pin 1, Pin 3

DC Characteristics

Target Power: +5V, 25mA max

SPI Signal: 3.3V, 10mA

Dimensions (W x D x L)

55.6 x 22.2 x 89 mm (2.19” x 0.87” x 3.5”)


64 g (0.14 lbs)

Operating Temperature

10 to 35 °C (50 to 95 °F)

General Requirements
Available Software  Required Software
TP200110: Aardvark Software API    TP207010: USB Drivers - Windows   
  TP207210: USB Drivers - Linux
  Mac OS X (no drivers required)


PC Requirements & Supported Operating Systems (32-bit and 64-bit)
•    Windows: 7, 8, 8.1, 10
•    Linux: Red Hat, SuSE, Ubuntu, Fedora
•    Mac OS X: 10.7-10.14

Minimum Hardware requirements
•    Intel or AMD processor operating at 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
•    1 gigabyte (GB) physical RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
•    2 GB or more available hard disk space
•    Full-speed USB port
•    VGA capable of 1024x768 or higher screen resolution
•    Internet access is helpful

Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter User Manual
Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter Quick Start Guide

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