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The following resources provide more in-depth information about specific Total Phase development tools.

Please check back for new articles and content as it is made available. Users are regularly discovering new applications for Total Phase tools!


Customers of the Advanced Cable Tester v2 may want to test against values that are more or less stringent than the cable specification per their own requirements, particuarly for the Signal Integrity test. Learn how to modify insertion loss values to change the size of the HEO/VEO mask on the eye diagram within this test.

The Beagle USB Protocol Analyzers offer digital I/O ports to connect to external outputs such as oscilloscopes or debuggers. Learn more about this function and how it can advance your USB debugging efforts.
With Raspberry Pi being an easy-to-use and accessible computer often used for learning and development, we will show you how to set up and use an ARM-based Raspberry Pi to interface with our tools. Learn more here!
The Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer can monitor MDIO traffic up to 2.5 MHz using Data Center Software v2.20. Learn more about MDIO sniffing using this tool as well as how to emulate an MDIO master using the Promira Serial Platform and Promira Software API.
Using Total Phase I2C host adapters and protocol analyzers, it is possible for users to monitor and emulate SMBus and PMBus systems. Learn more about how to debug SMBus and PMBus applications.
There are a few ways to export Data Center Software captures to use in Wireshark for further processing. Learn how this can be done with USB and I2C captures.
By using our free product software APIs, it is possible for users of Total Phase products to utilize the tools in external applications, including MATLAB. Learn the steps to be able to do so.
The Flash Center Software natively supports hundreds of I2C- and SPI-based EEPROM and Flash memory chips, but users can also add in their own part if it is not already available. Learn how to easily create and add a custom memory device to the Flash Center Software Library.
Protocol analyzers and oscilloscopes are both helpful tools in analyzing and debugging embedded systems, with each providing their own particular view of the bus in different ways. Find out more about the differences between these tools and the benefits of using a protocol analyzer over an oscilloscope.
Learn how to connect and set up a Flash SOIC-8 Socket Board to program I2C EEPROMs using a breakout cable and the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter.
Are you looking to capture and decode USB audio protocol? Learn how to do so by using the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer and Data Center Software in the process.
Need to test cables using more or less stringent requirements than the cable specification? Learn how to easily create your own custom profile for the Advanced Cable Tester v2.

Easily monitor I2C communication used within VGA or DVI signals using the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer.


Learn how to use Total Phase I2C tools with the A2B Bus Monitor for a full system emulation.

CAN/I2C Activity Board Pro as an I2C-to‐CAN Translator

Learn how you can easily generate a CAN to I2C translator with an Aardvark I2C Host Adapter and a Komodo CAN Duo Interface. 

Not sure which Total Phase host adapter is right for you? Discover the differences and use cases for each one to help you decide.
Total Phase is proud to partner with the Atmel University Program to help engineering educators and students.


The class-level decoding feature of the Data Center Software makes debugging USB devices even easier. Immediately after plugging in a USB device through the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer or Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer, raw packets are automatically parsed in true real-time into human-readable class-level fields by the software.


Programming I2C- and SPI-based Flash and EEPROM memory is quick and easy when using either a Cheetah SPI Host Adapter, an Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter, or Promira Serial Platform with the free Flash Center software. This guide explains how to get started in 4 easy steps.


Accelerate your I2C debugging. Total Phase I2C development tools are powerful and easy to use.



The Beagle USB analyzers offer developers a powerful bus sniffing tool for a reasonable price. This quick overview provides a summary and a feature comparison of Total Phase Beagle USB Protocol Analyzers.


USB Protocol Analyzers come in one of two basic types: software-only analyzers and hardware-based analyzers. Find out why hardware analyzers provide significantly better visibility into USB problems.


Total Phase offers a wide range of powerful, budget-friendly I2C, SPI, and USB tools that are ideal for AVR developers.
Learn how to stop a capture on a trigger using the Beagle USB 480 Power Protocol Analyzer with the Data Center Software.