Once the hardware is ready, we can capture some traces for our attack using the ChipWhisperer Capture software. If you somehow got to the 5th ''Advanced Tutorial'' without getting this software ready, you can follow the helpful guide at [[Installing ChipWhisperer]].
In some of the previous tutorials, we entered all of the capture settings by hand. Since we are civilized humans armed with technology, we can use a script to do all of this setup for us. A pre-written Python script is provided at [[#Appendix
A: Capture Script]]. Take a look at this code and notice what it does:
* it fills in the scope, target, and trace format that we'll use;
* it connects to the hardware; and