In this course, we sit down with USB expert Jit Lim to explore key USB4 test setups, pitfalls, and tips for passing the USB4 spec.
Lesson 1 - Standard USB4 Test Setups and Gotcha #1: Link Training
Introduces the standard USB4 test setups and discusses some of the gotchas that can occur during link training.
Lesson 2 - USB4 Controller: Testing is Different than USB 3.2 Testing
Discusses the differences between USB4 controller testing and USB 3.2 controller testing. USB4 is a newer standard that offers higher data rates and more features than USB 3.2. As a result, the testing requirements for USB4 are more stringent than the testing requirements for USB 3.2.
Lesson 3 - How Much Testing Needs to be Done?
Discusses the amount of testing that needs to be done for a USB4 device to be compliant with the USB4 specification. The amount of testing required depends on the features that are supported by the device.
Lesson 4 - Test Points and Reading the Spec
Discusses the importance of understanding the test points and reading the specification when testing USB4 devices.
Lesson 5 - The Calibration Cocktail
Discusses the importance of calibration when testing USB4 devices.
Lesson 6 - Use Cases (Long vs. Short Channel)
Discusses the different use cases for USB4 devices, and the implications for long and short channels.