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COMPETENCIES & CAPABILITIES

Rarefield Solutions supports all hardware and sofware listed below. Relevant release version and operating system environment are included. Contact Rarefied Solutions to inquire about support for hardware or software not listed here.

 

Integrated Circuit (IC) CAD and General CAD Software

  • Cadence

  • Mentor Graphics

  • LTspice XVII (Win11)

  • MultiSim 14.2 (Win11)

  • Electric 9.07 (xplat)

  • TinyCAD 3.00.03 (Win11)

  • Berkeley spice3 (Win11)

  • KiCAD 6.0.0-rc1-114-gb471945224 (MacOS)

  • PSpice for TI 2021.1 (Win11)

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2023

  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2023

Embedded Systems Hardware

  • Elegoo Mega 2560 R3 (Arduino clone) with 8b Atmel ATmega2560

  • Elegoo UNO R3 (Arduino clone) with 8b Atmel ATmega328P

  • Deegoo Mini Nano V3.0 (Arduino clone) with 8b Atmel ATmega328P

  • Texas Instruments EK-TM4C123GXL LanchPAD with 32b TI TM4C123G ARM Cortex-M4F

  • Canakit Raspberry Pi 4 with 64b Broadcom Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72

  • Digilent Basys3 with Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA

  • terasIC DE10-Standard with 64b Intel / Altera Cyclone V SoC / FPGA with Dual-Core ARM Cortex A-9 Dual Core

  • Nordic nRF52DK Development Kit (DK) with nRF52832 SoC

  • HiLetgo ESP-WROOM-32 ESP-32S Development Board with Tensilica Xtensa dual-core 32b LX6 microprocessor,  Dual-Mode WiFi and Bluetooth Dual Cores

  • Passives (RLC), LEDs (diode, 1 and 4 7-segment), switches, motors (servo, stepper), sensors (water level, audible sound, ultrasonic, hall effect magnetic), 74HC and LM logic / analog series ICs, etc.

  • Modules / HATs:

    • Rc522 RFID + key FOB

    • Membrane switch matrix keypad

    • Remote control

    • Joystick

    • IR receiver

    • Power supply module

    • DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor

    • HC-SR501 motion sensor

    • HC-SR04 ultrasonic distance sensor

    • LCD1602 LCD display

    • MAX7219 dot matrix display

    • DS1307-Module-V03 RTC with Maxim DS1307

    • GY-521 with MPU-6050: 3-axis MEMS accelerometer, digital motion processor (DMP) and a temperature sensor

    • DFRobot Analog EKG with AD8232 

    • SparkFun Analog EKG wwith AD8232

    • L298N motor controllers

    • USB Host Shield for UNO R3

    • Sensor Shield for UNO R3

    • SparkFun Qwiic HAT for Raspberry Pi 

  • Kits

    • VKmaker 2-Wheel Robot Car

    • MOD 102 5W Class A Tube Amplifier Head Kit

Embedded Systems Software

  • Arduino IDE 1.8.13 (MacOS and Win11)

  • Nordic nRF Connect SDK v1.9.1 in MS Visual Studio Code 1.66.1 (Win11)

  • TI Code Composer Studio IDE 11.0.0 (Win11)

  • Verilog in Xilinx Vivado 2021.1.1 (Ubuntu / Win11), Xilinx ISE 14.7 (Ubuntu) and Intel Quartus Prime 20.1 (Win11)

  • Vitis 2021.1.1 (Ubuntu / Win11)

  • EDA Playground (www)

  • ARM Development Studio IDE 2020.1 (Win11)

  • ARM Keil uVision5 v.5.26.0.0 (Win11)

  • Autodesk Eagle Lite 9.6.2 (Win11)

  • OrCAD 17.4 (Win11)

  • TinkerCAD (www)

  • Virtual Breadboard 200819 (Win11)

  • LibrePCB 0.1.5 (MacOS)

Embedded Systems Test / Diagnostic Equipment and Software

  • Siglent Technologies SDS1202X-E 200MHz 1GSa/s Oscilloscope

  • Siglent Technologies SSA3021X-TG 9kHz—2.1GHz Spectrum Analyzer

  • Siglent Technologies SDG1032X Arbitrary Function Generator and Frequency Counter

  • Innomaker LA1010 16 Channel 100MHz USB Logic Analyzer

  • Siglent Technologies SPD3303C DC Power Supply

  • FLUKE 17B+ Digital Multimeter

  • DE-5000 LCR Meter

  • Siglent EasyTools Suite: EasyPower / EasyScopeX / EasyWaveX (Win11)

Operating Systems, Emulators and Virtual Machines

  • MacOS Monterey 12.6 (MacBook Pro 2.3GHz Intel Quad-Core i7 with 32GB memory is primary HW)

  • Win11 Pro 22H2 64b (Guest OS VM in Parallels 18.0.2 on MacOS host)

  • Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS 64b (Guest OS VM in Parallels 18.0.2 on MacOS host)

  • Mint 20.3 "Una" Cinnamon 64b (Guest OS VM in Parallels 18.0.2 on MacOS host)

  • Debian 11.1.0 64b (Guest OS VM in Oracle VirtualBox 6.1 on MacOS host)

  • Cygwin 3.2.0 64b (Emulator in Parallels 18.0.2 Win11 VM)

  • DOSBox 16b (Emulator on MacOS / Win11 VM)

  • Raspberry Pi OS 32b (on Broadcom 64b Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72)

  • LXDE 16.04 32b (on 64b Intel / Altera Cyclone V SoC / FPGA with Dual-Core ARM Cortex-9)

  • iOS 16 (on iPhone) and 15.7 (on iPad)

  • watchOS 9 (on Apple watch)

General Development and Scientific Software

  • Bare-metal coding (assembly):​

    • 8051 8b (in xplat EdSim51DI)

    • Atmel ATMEGA32 8b (with avr-gcc on Ubuntu and Microship Studio on Win11)
    • x86 16b (in xplat DOSBox 0.74-3-3) and 32b / 64b (in Visual Studio using Irvine environment on Win11, gdb on Ubuntu and SASM on Win11)

    • ARM 32b (with gcc on Raspberry Pi 4 on Raspberry Pi OS)

    • MIPS 32b (in QtSpim 9.1.21 on MacOS and xplat MARS)

    • RISC-V 32b / 64b (in RARS on Ubuntu)

  • Visual Studio 16.11.15 (Win11):

    • C

    • Visual Basic

    • x86 32b / 64b Assembly (using Irvine environment on Win11 and gdb on Ubuntu)​

  • Bloodshed Dev-C++ 5.11

  • Python (Arduino IDE 1.8.13 on MacOS)

  • Mathematica 12.1 (Raspberry Pi OS Distribution)

  • Matlab R2022a

  • Octave 6.2.0 (MacOS / Ubuntu)

Audio Instruments and Hardware
  • Instruments

    • ​Gibson Les Paul Studio

    • Alesis Recital 88 Key Digital Electric Piano
  • Hardware

    • Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB Audio Interface Gen. 3

    • Fender Deluxe Vintage Modified (VM) 2-Channel 40W 1x12"Combo Tube Amplifier

    • MOD 102 5W Tube Amplifier Head into Vox 1x8" Speaker

    • Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal

    • Samsun Q2U Directional Microphone

    • Bose QuietComfort 20 and 15 Headphones

Audio Software

  • TrueAudio TrueRTA 2.5.6 (Win11)

  • Duncan Amplification

    • Tone Stack Calculator 1.4 (Win11)

    • TDSL 1.1 (Win11)

    • PSU Designer II (Win11)

  • DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations)

    • Abelton Live 10 Lite (MacOS)

    • GarageBand (MacOS)

Web and iOS Development Software, Tools and Environments

  • HTML (all OS's)

  • PHP (all OS's)

  • JavaScript (all OS's)

  • Atom (All OS's)

  • Postman (MacOS)

  • Bootstrap (www)

  • code.org App Lab (www)

  • P5.js (www / local on MacOS)

Amateur Radio Hardware and Software
  • Hardware

    • Yaesu FT-60R Dual Band Handheld 5W VHF / UHF Transceiver

    • Midland GXT1030G FRS / GMRS UHF Two-Way Radios

  • Software

    • FIdigi 4.1.14 (MacOS)

    • FLARQ 4.3.7 (MacOS)

Gaming Platforms

  • XBOX 1S 1TB

  • Oculus Quest 2 256GB

Apple HW for Product Support and Training

  • MacBook Pro 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 with 32GB Memory

  • iPad Pro 11-inch

  • iPhone XS Max

  • Apple Watch 5

  • Apple TV (4th Generation)

Can't find the HW or SW you are using for development or in class?