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EZ-USB FX3 Enumeration after Firmware Download - KBA84080

Last Updated: April 12, 2013
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Question: 

I have a board with the EZ-USB FX3 device connected to a USB 3.0 host. When I download firmware, the board enumerates as high speed and not super speed. How do I correct this?

Answer: 

There are several things that could be causing the FX3 to enumerate at high rather than super speed. Check the following:

  1. Disable the spread spectrum setting of the host
  2. Update the host controller driver to the latest version
  3. U3TXVDDQ and U3RXVDDQ require a 22 uF decoupling capacitor to avoid issues caused by inrush current Refer to AN70707-EZ-USB® FX3 Hardware Design Guidelines and Schematic Checklist
  4. The CyU3PConnectState () API must be called in firmware with both input parameters as CyTrue

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