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New Bus Pirate v3 probe cable with labels and male pins

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Seeed Studio has a new Bus Pirate v3 probe cable in stock. This cable was prototyped with help from the community using our L-Mark shrink tube printer. Review and posts here. Easily connect to chips with this probe cable for Bus Pirate v3.x (all versions). Each wire has a convenient...

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Free PCB Store restock: Prototype Bus Pirate probe cables

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Bus Pirate v3 probe cable (yellow and white) labels are available now in the free PCB drawer.  A prototype probe cable for the Bus Pirate with male pins that fit in a breadboard. Each lead is labeled with a white or yellow printed shrink tube. Fits Bus Pirate v2go up to Bus...

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Bus Pirate probe cable prototypes and giveaway

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Prototype Bus Pirate probe cables with heat shrink labels arrived today. We sent professionally printed heat shrink tubes to the cable people (white) and they attached them to 100 cables. We printed our own shrink labels on the L-Mark LK320P and attached them to 100 cables in-house (yellow). Results and...

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Bus Pirate cable and L-Mark LK-320P heat shrink printer

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

We've been on a multiyear quest to make a durable, affordable, usable probe cable for the Bus Pirate. The one currently sold by Seeed is inexpensive (good) but I've never been a fan of the probe hooks used. I typically use male:female, or female:female individual probe wires sold in bundles...

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Bus Pirate demoboard v5a update changelog

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

We made a few updates to the Bus Pirate demoboard v5 since the soldering video we posted yesterday. In version 5a we added: A 3.3V pin to the ADC_IN header, to easily connect the AIN pin to 3.3V with a jumper. A Diode D1 to separate the high programing voltage...

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New Bus Pirate probe cable

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Seeed Studio has a new Bus Pirate probe cable in stock. It has female pins instead of clips, and the wire is thicker and higher-quality. We prefer the female pins for plugging into pin headers on dev-boards. To interface another female header, like the Arduino, just pop a male header...

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Nonolith Labs CEE USB analog electronics multitool

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Ian and Kevin from Nonolith Labs write: Our open-hardware startup just announced our first two projects, both of which are vaguely bus-pirate related. The CEE is a USB analog multitool. It can source and measure voltage and current on two channels, making it a mix of a power supply, multimeter,...

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Bus Pirate breadboard probe cable

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Zbig shared his approach to the breadboarding cable for the Bus Pirate. I use single pins soldered to the cables and secured with some shrink tube. I make the labels with Brother P-Touch label maker on a special flexible tape (TZ-FX series). Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30,...

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Bus Pirate LCD adapter v2 unboxing

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

asdf just received the first LCD adapter v2. More pictures on asdf's Flickr photostream. There are sporadic reports of missing connector cables. Seeed is aware of the issue, just ask for a replacement if your cable is missing. Get an LCD adapter for $9. Via the forum.

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Prototype: Bus Pirate LCD adapter v2

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

The Bus Pirate LCD adapter v2 enables the mysterious LCD mode on your Bus Pirate. The Bus Pirate can't control an HD44780 LCD alone, it needs help from a few extra parts. Read the how-to and build your own adapter, or buy it assembled for $9. The v2 adapter is...

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Preview: Bus Pirate LCD adapter v2

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

This is a new LCD adapter for the Bus Pirate. The board has been tested, Seeed is building a manufacturing prototype now. The Bus Pirate LCD library in firmware v5.4+ will require this LCD adapter instead of the old v1 adapter. The v1 LCD adapter was based on a PCF8574...

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Bus Pirate case at Seeed Studio

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Seeed Studio had cases made for the Bus Pirate v3, available immediately for $2.50.

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Bus Pirate probe cable, $7.75

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Seeed Studio is now listing a Bus Pirate compatible probe cable kit for $4.90. That's about $7.75 including worldwide shipping. This cable has been a pretty popular item, we're really glad Seeed is making them available for everyone. The cable is a kit that you solder yourself. It includes a...

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Bus Pirate probe cable

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Seeed Studio may put together a Bus Pirate probe cable kit. We're not involved in this sale, but we encouraged Seeed to offer it as an inexpensive accessory for the Bus Pirate. We get a lot of questions about this cable, this might be your chance to get one. We...

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Bus Pirate: HD44780 character LCD adapter

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Cheap character LCDs based on the HD44780 chipset come in a variety of sizes: 2x16, 4x20, etc. These displays have two standard interface modes, 4bit and 8bit parallel. 8bit requires a total of 11 data lines, 4bit requires 7 (6 for write-only). Some LCDs support an additional serial data mode,...

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Prototype: Bus Pirate 3EEPROM explorer board

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

This is an old version, see the latest version on the documentation wiki. Now you've got one of Hack a Day's Bus Pirates, what do you do with it? Learn about 1-wire, I2C, and SPI EEPROMs with the 3EEPROM explorer board (we pronounce it THREE-PROM, emphasis on the EE). EEPROM...

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