Bus Pirate firmware v6.2 beta test

Posted on Friday, August 17th, 2012 in Bus Pirate, firmware by DP

A test version of Bus Pirate firmware v6.2 is now available for download. This release has updates and bug fixes for hardware v3 and v4.  Big changes:

  • SPI mode speed fix
  • BPv4 SUMP logic analyzer mode fixed
  • BPv4 USB interrupt bug fixed (should fix many random bugs, including UART bridge)
  • Fix translation files names
  • A new STK500 v2 alternate firmware for BPv3 works with Atmel Studio 6
  • Tons of small updates and bug fixes

Update instruction here.

This is likely to be the same as the final v6.2 release, but we’re testing the waters with this beta first.

Hardware v4 should see some majorly improved stability with the USB updates. Please share your reports. If it goes well other projects can be released with the open source stack, and major new features can be added for the v4 hardware.

If you ask whether you to get a v3 or v4, we still recommend the v3. We’ll increment to v7 when the new hardware is ready for prime time. Why release the v4 hardware if it’s not ready? We think it’s way more fun to test and develop with others than work secretly in the lab.

Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.

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8 Responses to “Bus Pirate firmware v6.2 beta test”

  1. James says:

    Thanks for the great work guys, this is why I have a v2go, v3 and 2 v4’s :) I’ll give it a go.

  2. Sjaak says:

    a v2.go?

  3. Mark says:

    Will STK500v2 be integrated in Bus Piratev4 firmware

  4. alex says:

    I just purchased a bus pirate v4 for flashing the eeprom on my faulty motherboard, shown in this tutorial here:

    After reading that DP still recommends the v3 for now, im starting to get worried that the v4 will not be suitable for what i need to do. Can anyone confirm ??


  5. Alex says:

    Thx Jon! What do u use yours for?

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