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Handling standard USB requests

Last Updated: September 04, 2011

Can the 8051 dynamically decide who handles the standard USB requests or is this set on power-up?


An EZ-USB control bit called ‘RENUM’ (ReNumerated) determines whether USB device requests over endpoint zero are handled by the Default USB Device or by EZ-USB firmware. At power-on reset, the RENUM bit (USBCS.1) is zero, indicating that the Default USB Device automatically handles USB device requests. Once firmware has been downloaded to the EZ-USB and the CPU is running, it can set RENUM=1 so that subsequent device requests(except Set-Address) are handled by the downloaded firmware and descriptor tables.


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