Total Phase Aardvark
|Operates in 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 target power pins to power downstream devices|
|Software configurable Slave Select (SS) polarity in master mode|
|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|
|Up to 8 Mbps transfer to host PC|
|USB 1.1 compliant|
|Reports as a full-speed (12 Mbps) device to USB 2.0 hosts|
|USB powered - No Extra Power Adapters|
|Multiple devices can be used simultaneously|
The Aardvark LabVIEW Driver is a free, open source driver for use with LabVIEW. All Aardvark API functions are supported. The driver comes complete with example I2C, SPI and GPIO applications
|Develop custom solutions in C/C++, C#, VB, .NET, and Python|
|Clean API is well-documented and easy to integrate|
|Fully Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X compatible|
|Royalty-free API can be used without licensing fees|
|No extra development kit to buy, you can download it before you even buy a Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter|
The Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter was engineered from the very beginning to be a cross-platform device. The software and utilities for the Aardvark Adapter function on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X so that you can develop software for your preferred platform.
The software is supported on Windows 2000 (SP4 or later), Windows XP (SP2 or later, 32-bit and 64-bit) and Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit).
The software has been designed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 with kernel 2.6. Customers have reported successful operation with SuSE and Ubuntu distributions. Please be aware that there may be significant differences and idiosyncracies in the way that different distributions of Linux operate. As such, Total Phase may not be able to support your particular distribution of Linux. Support will be offered on a case-by-case basis.
Mac OS X
The software is supported on Intel versions of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and 10.5 Leopard.
The software will run on 64-bit Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X systems as a 32-bit application.
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