Aardvark SPI I2C Bus Converter


TotalPhase Fast & powerful USB to SPI/I2C Bus Converter. Feature-rich GUI application, extended API supporting a whole list of languages & Labview drivers.

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High-speed USB to I2C / SPI Bus Converter

The TotalPhase Aardvark SPI & I2C Adapter is a fast and powerful SPI & I2C bus converter.  With a feature-rich GUI application as well as an API supporting a whole list of languages and Labview drivers, this SPI / I2C adapter is suited to be used in the test lab environment as well as manufacturing and automated testing.

I2C Bus Converter Specifications:

  • True 400 kbps performance over higher bandwidth USB versus slower RS-232.
  • Supports standard mode (100 kbps) and fast (400 kbps) mode as well as various speeds ranging from 1 kHz to 800 kHz.
  • Supports inter-bit and inter-byte clock stretching.
  • Supports multi-master.
  • Master transmit and receive.
  • Asynchronous slave transmit and receive.
  • Software configurable I2C pull-up resistors.
  • Software configurable target power pins to power downstream devices.
  • Repeated Start, 10-bit slave addressing, and Combined Format transactions.
  • Compatible with:  Display Data Channel (DDC), System Management Bus (SMBus), Two-WireInterface (TWI)

SPI  Bus Converter Specifications:

  • Operates in SPI master or slave mode.
  • Up to 8 Mbps master signaling rate.
  • Up to 4 Mbps slave signaling rate.
  • Full-duplex master transmit/receive.
  • Asynchronous slave transmit/receive.
  • Software configurable Slave Select (SS) polarity in master mode

General Purpose IO (GPIO) Specifications:

  • I2C and SPI pins can be repurposed for more general use, allowing them to be used for custom signals on target systems.
  • GPIO functionality can also be combined with I2C or SPI to interact with your target system.
  • GPIO configuration is cached internally to preserve settings between operational modes.

General Technical Specifications:

  • SPI & I2C Converter is USB bus-powered
  • Software configurable power output to power downstream devices  (5V @ 30mA)
  • 3.3V and 5V compatible
  • ESD protection on all pins
  • Firmware is field-upgradable
  • OS support for Windows, Linux, and Mac

The SPI & I2C Converter Package Includes:
Aardvark I2C / SPI Adapter, USB cable, I2C / SPI data cable, CD with converter software, drivers, code examples, and documentation.