Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Standard Protocol Analyzer Quick Start Guide


These getting started guidelines are intended to facilitate the first use of the Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer. The Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer can be used with Data Center or Beagle API to monitor USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) and USB 2.0 devices (up to 5Gb/s). Use the Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Analyzer with Data Center, and follow the instructions below to monitor a USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) or USB 2.0 device.

All current downloads for the Beagle USB 5000 analyzer can be found on the product page.

Getting Started Guidelines

  1. Download and run the latest version of the Total Phase USB Drivers Installer. {USB Drivers - Linux} {USB Drivers - Windows}
  2. Connect the Beagle analyzer analysis port to the computer. (?)
  3. Download and unzip the latest version of Data Center software; select from Windows, Linux, or Mac. (?)
  4. Launch Data Center. (?)
  5. Connect to the Beagle Analyzer. (?)
    1. Click Analyzer > Connect to Analyzer.
    2. Select the Beagle analyzer.
    3. Click OK to connect to the Beagle analyzer.
  6. The Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer is capable of monitoring USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) or USB 2.0. Depending on the system requirements, configure the device accordingly. (?)
    1. Click Analyzer > Device Settings.
    2. Choose USB in the Capture Protocol option.
    3. Configure the USB 2.0 Bus Speed to Auto detect.
    4. Configure the Capture Mode based on the type of USB traffic to capture. (?)
    5. Enable Trigger Immediately and enable Infinite Capture in the Capture Buffer option.
    6. Click OK to close the Device Settings.
  7. Configure the Capture Settings. (?)
    1. Click Analyzer > Capture Settings.
    2. Choose USB tab.
    3. Optionally configure the Capture Mode to Sequential.
    4. Optionally enable keeping Data-less Sequences.
    5. Choose General tab.
    6. Change the Capture Data Limit size to the desired amount.
    7. Click OK to close the Capture Settings.
  8. Start the capture. (?)
    1. Click Analyzer > Run Capture.
  9. Connect the Beagle analyzer's target host and device ports to the target host and target device. (?)
    1. Valid configurations are shown in the Beagle user manual.
  10. The Capture Started record will be displayed in the Transaction window along with the data captured from the bus, if there was any.
  11. Stop the capture. (?)
    1. Click Analyzer > Stop Capture.
  12. Save or export the capture.
    1. Click File > Save to save the capture as a TDC file. (?)
    2. Click File > Export to export the capture as a CSV file. (?)


For additional information, take a look at the Beagle analyzer user manual, and Data Center manual.