Recovering a bricked CC3D board using a Bus Blaster

Angus describes on his blog how he used the Bus Blaster to recover a bricked CC3D board: A few months ago I went to upgrade my OpenPilot CC3D board an something went amiss and I ended up trashing the bootloader. I didn’t have a SWD dongle to reprogram it with so its been collecting dust. I just […]

Using Bus Blaster + openOCD on OSX Mavericks

Alvaro wrote an article on using a Bus Blaster + openOCD on OSX Mavericks: I’ve been using the Dangerous Prototypes Bus Blaster along with openOCD to program/debug my LPC1769 microcontroller. It’s been a while since I did anything, so when I tried again last week and couldn’t get it to work, I was slightly confused. The […]

Using the Bus Blaster to program Lattice CPLDs

Elia writes: One day when playing with the CPLD board I accidentally shorted out two pins on the on-board FT2232 and – unfortunately – the magic smoke escaped! It was very clear that the FT2232 failed because it got very warm when plugging in the USB cable. Luckily the dev kit includes a 0.1″ header […]

Debugging the Crazyflie with the Bus Blaster

Chris Fusting tweeted: “Interfacing my Crazyflie with a proximity sensor. Debugging with the Bus Blaster“: A few months ago I came across my new favorite toy, the Crazyflie nano quadcopter.  Developed by Bitcraze, the Crazyflie is an open source firmware and hardware flying development board.  With a relatively beefy STM32 ARM Cortext-M3 MCU and an expansion […]

Dangerous Prototypes kits on EEVBlog #413 mailbag

Ernesto sent a few of our PCBs to the EEVblog. Dave opened them up and featured them in his latest mailbag video. The featured PCBs are: Bus Pirate v4 Sick of Beige – from Schazamp community order Bus Blaster v4 Part ninja kit Bus Pirate LCD adapter v4 A big thanks to Ernesto and Dave!