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Cheetah SPI Host Adapter


Part Number: TP280121

Availability: In-Stock

High-speed SPI adapter capable of communicating over SPI at up to 40+ MHz.

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

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Detailed technical information about the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter can be found in the User Manual.

We also have a Quick Start Guide to help you get started.

  • High-Speed SPI Master signaling at up to 40+ MHz.
  • Transaction Queuing for Maximum Throughput
  • Fully Linux and Windows Compatible
  • Royalty-Free API
  • Low Cost
What is Included
High-Speed USB 2.0

The Cheetah adapter is a bus-powered, High-Speed USB 2.0 device. This provides two major benefits. As a high speed device, all the data captured by the Cheetah adapter are transferred to the test computer at 480 Mbps. As a bus-powered device, the Cheetah adapter does not require a power adapter. This makes the Cheetah adapter the ideal tool for engineers in the field. Just plug it into a High-Speed USB 2.0 port on your laptop and you are ready to go.

Low Cost

The Cheetah SPI Host Adapter comes complete with software for only $395 in single unit quantities. Additional discounts are available for larger volumes.


The Cheetah adapter is completely field-upgradable via USB. Total Phase is committed to improving the Cheetah adapter and making these improvements available to our customers.

You will never have to worry about being out of step with the latest software features. Eligible Software and firmware upgrades are always freely available in the Downloads section of this website.

General Requirements
Available Software  Required Software
TP201310: Flash Center Software TP207010: USB Drivers - Windows   
TP201510: Control Center Serial Software TP207210: USB Drivers - Linux
TP202210: Cheetah LabVIEW Driver     Mac OS X (no drivers required)
TP200310: Cheetah Software API  


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
•    High-speed USB port
•    VGA capable of 1024x768 or higher screen resolution
•    Internet access is helpful

Cheetah SPI Host Adapter User Manual
Cheetah SPI Host Adapter Quick Start Guide

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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