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List available Total Phase Aardvark controllers

Since R2023a



list = aardvarklist returns a table containing information about all the Total Phase® Aardvark I2C/SPI™ Host Adapter controller boards that are plugged in to your computer.

The table has the following columns.

  • Model — Controller board model, specified as Total Phase Aardvark.

  • SerialNumber — Unique numeric identifier of the Total Phase Aardvark™ controller, specified as a string scalar.

You can connect to your controller board by using the SerialNumber as an input for aardvark.


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Use aardvarklist to list all available Total Phase Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter controller boards physically connected to your machine.

list = aardvarklist
list = 

  1×2 table

                 Model             SerialNumber
         ______________________    ____________

    1    "Total Phase Aardvark"    "2239143731" 

Model is always specified as Total Phase Aardvark. In this example, only one Aardvark controller is physically connected. Create a connection to your Aardvark controller in MATLAB® by using the aardvark function with the value of SerialNumber.


  • aardvarklist returns all the Aardvark controller boards on the system, whether or not connections are open to them. To get a list of existing aardvark connections, use aardvarkfind instead.

Version History

Introduced in R2023a