Bus Pirate firmware v5.7

Bus Pirate firmware v5.7 is ready to download. This is a bugfix release:

  • Improved SPI sniffer, higher max speed
  • Clear terminal buffer overflow error

What’s on your wishlist for firmware v5.8?

We also uploaded two new source code packages. Source for firmware v4.3 and v5.7 is ready for your hacking pleasure.

Read about the firmware update process for the ds30 Loader GUI (Windows/Linux) and pirate-loader console app (Windows/Linux/Mac). This firmware requires the v4+ bootloader, be sure you upgrade to the v4 bootloader first if you still have bootloader v2.

Get a Bus Pirate for $30, including worldwide shipping at Seeed Studio. Adafruit also has the Bus Pirate and probe cables in stock and ready to ship.

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  1. Upgrade gives me an error – “Nothing to do”.
    I am currently at
    Firmware v5.0 Bootloader v4.3

    I first tried updating the bootloader then also the firmware but get the same error for both. I select the hex file, the window shows “Hex-file successfully parsed”, then press Download and get the message.

    1. I was able to solve this by re-downloading the ds30 loader and firmware and ran it from “My Documents/downloads” folder then it worked.

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