SigCon Architect utility tool

(ACTIVE) SIGCONARCHITECT

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Description

Our SigCon Architect utility tool provides a simple-to-use and robust system for interaction with several different high-speed signal conditioning TI devices. This software provides an interactive GUI for supported devices to access device features through SMBus and SPI communications.

SigCon Architect is a LabView-based GUI, and for correct operation, LabView Run-Time Engine (RTE) is an installation prerequisite. Please select from the following installation options:

SigCon Architect Installer (Run-Time Engine NOT embedded):

  • For users who already have LabVIEW RTE 2012 (or compatible) installed

SigCon Architect Installer wRTE (Run-Time Engine embedded):

  • For users who do not have LabVIEW RTE 2012 (or compatible) installed

Important Notes:

  • SigCon Architect has only been validated for use with Windows® 7
  • Python v2.7 is required for scripting utility options within SigCon Architect.

The SigCon Architect supports live device control of EVMs and EVKs listed in the table below. For EVMs with a built-in USB controller implemented with TI’s MSP430™ MCU, you can start using SigCon Architect immediately by establishing a USB connection between your computer (running Windows 7) and the EVM. For EVMs and EVKs that do not have a built-in MSP430 MCU on-board, an external USB adapter board (DPS-DONGLE-EVM) is needed to interface the USB port of the PC to the SMBus pins on the EVM.

To determine whether or not your EVM requires a DPS-DONGLE-EVM to communicate with the device on-board, refer to this table:

EVMs supported by SigCon Architect

 Do I need a DPS-DONGLE-EVM in order to communicate with my EVM through SigCon Architect?
EVM NameYes, DPS-DONGLE-EVM is needed.No, USB controller is already on-board.
DS100BR111AEVK X  
DS100BR111EVK

X

 
DS100BR210EVK X  
DS100DF410EVK X  
DS100KR800EVK X  
DS110DF111EVM X  
DS110DF410EVK X  
DS125BR111EVM X  
DS125BR401AEVM

X

 
DS125BR401EVK X  
DS125BR800AEVM

X

 
DS125BR800EVK X  
DS125BR820EVM X  
DS125DF111EVM   X  
DS125DF1610EVM

 

 X
DS125DF410EVM   X  
DS250DF410EVM  

X

DS250DF810EVM         X
DS280BR810EVM  

X

DS280DF810EVM  

X

DS280MB810EVM   X
DS64BR111EVK

X

 
DS80PCI102EVK

X

 
DS80PCI402EVK

X

 
DS80PCI800EVK

X

 
DS80PCI810EVM

X

 
LMH0324-18EVM   X
LMH1218EVM  

X

LMH1219EVM  

X

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Part Number Buy from Texas Instruments or Third Party Status Current Version   Version Date  

SIGCONARCHITECT:
SigCon Architect Installer

Free


ACTIVE V2.0.0.8   11-MAY-2016  

SIGCONARCHITECT-WRTE:
SigCon Architect Installer wRTE

Free


ACTIVE V2.0.0.8   11-MAY-2016  

SIGCONARCHITECT-SDI-PROFILES:
SigCon Architect SDI Profiles

Free


ACTIVE V1.0.0.0   08-JUL-2016  

SIGCONARCHITECT-REPEATER-PROFILES:
SigCon Repeater Profiles

Free


ACTIVE V1.1.0.0   07-OCT-2015  

SIGCONARCHITECT-RETIMER-PROFILES:
SigCon Retimer Profiles

Free


ACTIVE V1.3.0.0   28-SEP-2016  

TI's Standard Terms and Conditions for Evaluation Modules apply.

Technical Documents
User guides (2)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 2716 03 Jun 2016
PDF 938 03 Sep 2015

TI Devices (1)

Part Number Name Product Family
DS125MB203  12.5Gbps Dual Port MUX and Fanout Buffer  PCIe/SAS/SATA 

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