How are Logic Analyzers used for troubleshooting ?

Logic analyzers (LAS) are normally used for trouble shooting the hardware under development. It is also used to validate the timing performance of the system. A logic analyzer has a set of pod to which a flat cable is connected. These pods are address, data and control pods. There hardware under test shall have provision to insert the other end of the logic analyzer probe; under respective pods namely data, address, and control.

Usually LAS is an intelligent system where in you can select set the triggers using the scripts that is available within the LAS. Once the trigger occur the data is captured in the buffer in the LAS, which can be latter printed, or stored or analyzed.

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