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Cheetah SPI Host Adapter


Part Number: TP280121

Availability: In-Stock

The Cheetah™ SPI Host Adapter is a high-speed SPI adapter capable of communicating at up to 40+ MHz. The Cheetah adapter is specifically designed to communicate with high-speed, SPI based flash memory. This adapter is an ideal tool to develop, debug, and program SPI-based systems.

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Key Features

SPI master at up to 40+ MHz Transaction queuing for maximum throughput Pipelined architecture for gapless shifting Precise timing and user-insertable delays Supports up to 3 slave selects Flash/EEPROM programming; in-system or stand-alone

Tech Specs

Bit Rate
  • SPI Master: 0.1 MHz - 40+ MHz
Target Bus Interface
  • SPI Master
Target Bus Cable
  • 10-pin ribbon cable
  • 1.27 mm (0.05") pitch
  • 25.4 mm (1") length
Host Bus Interface
  • USB 2.0
  • Standard-B receptacle                                                                                                                                      
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: SS2 (Pin1), SS3 (Pin 3), MISO (Pin 5), SCLK (Pin 7) MOSI (Pin 8), SS1 (Pin 9)
DC Characteristics
  • Target Power: +5V, 25mA max
  • I2C/SPI Signal: 3.3V, 10mA
Operating Temperatures
  • 10-35 degrees C (50-95 Degrees F)
Software (web downloads)
Minimum Hardware Requirements
  • Intel or AMD processor operating at 2 GHz or faster
  • 1 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 1024-x768 or higher screen resolution
  • Internet access is helpful
Required Software (Windows & Linux)
PC Requirements & Supported Operating Systems
  • Windows: 7, 8, 8.1, 10
  • Linux: Red Hat, SuSE, Ubuntu, Fedora
  • Mac OS X: 10.7 - 10.14
Dimensions and Weight
  • (W x D x L) 55.6 x 22.2 x 89 mm (2.19"x0.87"x3.5")
  • 64 grams (0.14 lbs)
  • CE
  • RoHS
  • One Year Warranty
  • Manufacturing
    • ISO 9001
    • ISO 13485
    • AS9100C
    • ITAR
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Billy W.
Powerful functions
Powerful functions
Kenneth B.
Cheetah SPI Host Adapte
It works for programming SPI. No complaints.
Arturo H.
order 39242
Fast order and support. All fine
Yuriy K.
Good product, but experiencing a
Good product, but experiencing a problem with LabView driver for 64-bit system.
Namsuk A.
Very Fast Shipment and Feedback for request
I'm satisfied for very fast shipment of my order and promptly feedback of my request which is to issue C/O. Thank you very much.
Shane A.
all went fine.
Nir K.
Silvestre E.
Cheetah SPI Host Adapter
We are working on a application to use with LabView. Do you have any VI example?
Hadleigh R.
Perfect for what I need
I use it to rebuild Tera2 products. Works great. thanks