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5 Sep 2014


Who says logic analyzers canʼt be beautiful?  Saleaeʼs Logic USB Logic Analyzer packs a lot of punch in a small, anodized aluminum package.

The analyzer:

  • Monitors up to 8 channels
  • Saves up to 10 billion samples
  • Is multi-platform Windows, Mac or Linux
  • Can export data in binary, VCD and CSV
  • Supports I2C, Async Serial, SPI, 1-Wire, CAN, I2S, PCM, and UNI/O

Used by students, engineers and hobbyists, Saleaeʼs analyzers have been used for satellites, avionics, submarines, electric cars, and more.

And with the launch of the Saleae Logic 4, 8, Pro 8 and Pro 16 next month, recording, measuring, and annotating will be even easier.

Saleae Launches New Logic 4, 8, Pro 8, and Pro 16 Analyzers - [Link]

16 Apr 2014


The Logic Pirate is an inexpensive yet capable open source logic analyzer. For just 30 bucks it can sample 8 channels, 256K samples per channel, at a blazing (overclocked!) 60 MILLION samples per second! It’s designed to support the SUMP logic analyzer protocol on Jawi’s open source software that works on most platforms. [via dangerousprototypes.com]

Logic Pirate 8 channel, 256K sample, 60MSPS logic analyzer - [Link]

26 Jun 2013


Bob Davis has built an Arduino powered three Million samples per second six channel logic analyzer:

In the video below you can see what the live display looks like. He is using a 74 series decade counter to divide down a 10Mhz crystal so that he has some nice fast stuff to sample. He experimented with the coding style and found that by being a bit verbose with the instructions he was able to speed up the data collection by over 50%. This technique requires a bit more code space and doesn’t look as elegant as a nice tight loop but execution efficiency is the name of the game here.


Arduino Uno 3 million samples per second logic analyzer - [Link]

25 Apr 2013


Ikalogic.com is happy to announce that their new logic analyzer ScanaPLUS is finally ready. They have worked for more than a year and a half to make this a very unique logic analyzer:

  • 9 input channels
  • 100 MHz sampling rate
  • Direct connection to CAN, RS485 lines (integrated differential receivers), to RS232 or to LIN lines.
  • Samples compression and streaming from device to host computer
  • Native Windows and Linux support!
  • Adjustable input voltage threshold(s)
  • And much more…
  • >> Learn more about ScanaPLUS now

ScanaPLUS is a robust, versatile and multi-application 9 Channels logic analyzer. It relies on the free ScanaStudio software to capture and analyze logic signals.

This logic analyzer will capture signals at a steady rate of 100 MSPS (Million Samples Per Seconds), whether you’re using 1 or all 9 channels. No compromises.

Thanks to its configurable and fully protected input stage, ScanaPLUS can be directly connected to RS232, to CAN or RS485 differential lines, or to tiny 1.2V logic signals!

>> Announcement

ScanaPLUS: 9-Channels – 100MHz Logic Analyzer is finally here for 149€! - [Link]

26 Jan 2013


A logic analyzer is a powerful debugging tool for capturing many digital signals at once and analyzing their timing relationships. Raj from Embedded Lab has posted a new tutorial that provides a quick overview of a logic analyzer tool and its uses in troubleshooting problems arising from timing violations and transients on microcontroller buses. He used the SCANALOGIC-2 educational kit from IKALOGIC to illustrate the concept of logic analyzer.

Learning Logic analyzer basics using SCANALOGIC-2 educational kit – [Link]

17 Oct 2012

The Xprotolab is a combination of 3 electronics instruments: an oscilloscope, a waveform generator and a protocol sniffer. Now Portable

The Xprotolab is a combination of three electronic instruments: a mixed signal oscilloscope, an arbitrary waveform generator, and a protocol sniffer. The Xprotolab was awarded as one of the 100 Hot Products of 2011, by the EDN magazine. The Xprotolab has been featured in several other online magazines, such as Hack a Day. and Elektor.

The Xprotolab has been in development for several years, the hardware and firmware are stable. Now its time to put the device in an enclosure and add a rechargeable battery. The input connectors are going to be 3.5mm stereo audio plugs, and the logic port is going be a 0.1″ male pin connector. The pictures below are from a hand made prototype.

Xprotolab Portable Oscilloscope - [Link]

16 Sep 2012

The Digilent Analog Discovery™ design kit, developed in conjunction with Analog Devices Inc., is the first in a new line of all-in-one analog design kits that will enable engineering students to quickly and easily experiment with advanced technologies and build and test real-world, functional analog design circuits anytime, anywhere – right on their PCs. For the price of a textbook, students can purchase a low-cost analog hardware development platform and components, with access to downloadable teaching materials, reference designs and lab projects to design and implement analog circuits as a supplement to their core engineering curriculum.

Analog Discovery – Portable Analog Design Kit - [Link]

6 Sep 2012

Arduino Lab by HobbyLab – [via]

Multi-functional logic analyzer and signal generator on Arduino-compatible shield. Simply place it on your Arduino and see all digital signals on the computer screen.

Arduino Lab by HobbyLab - [Link]

3 Aug 2012

SCANALOGIC-2 EDU KIT (Educational kit) is a fun and educational kit allowing you to build a high performance logic analyzer at home! It’s an even lower cost equivalent to the SCANALOGIC-2 Logic Analyzer whose performances have been proved over the last 3 years. SCANALOGIC-2 EDU KIT is a 20 MHz, 256K Samples, 4 Channels logic analyzer that relies on a PC software (ScanaStudio) to visualise and analyze the captured signals.

During this month of August only, this kit Costs 33€ (27€ excl Tax) and ships worldwide for under 3€! That’s a limited time ‘launching’ offer: Buy now – More info

Build your next logic analyzer at home! – [Link]

24 Jul 2012

Saleae Logic16 is a Logic analyzer to take you to the next level of digital circuits design and debugging. It features 16 Channels with 100Mhz max sampling rate. Priced at $299

  • Flexible sample rate: Sample 2 channels at 100MHz, 4 channels at 50MHz, 8 channels at 25MHz, or all 16 channels at 12.5MHz.
  • 16 channels: As you might have guessed from the name, Logic16 lets you connect up to 16 of your most troublesome signals
  • Enhanced hardware-side buffer: Logic16 has a much larger hardware-side buffer than Logic, considerably enhancing its reliability for extremely long captures at high speeds.
  • Billions of samples: Logic16 can save as many as 10B samples, letting you capture even the most elusive events. No more dealing with frustratingly small sample buffers.
  • > more tech specs here

Saleae Logic16 – 16 Channels logic analyzer for everyone - [Link]





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