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Controlling WS2812B LEDs with a Bus Pirate

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Markus Gritsch writes, "Hi, after successfully controlling some WS2812B LEDs using SPI on a Micro Python board, I thought it would be nice to do the same using my Bus Pirate." Via the project log forum. Check out the video after the break. Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30,...

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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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Bus Pirate v3.6 back in stock

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Bus Pirate v3.6 universal serial interface is back in stock at Seeed Studio. This is the updated v3.6 in a standard PCB footprint. You can get a simple laser-cut acrylic protector for this board for only 3 bucks. Bus Pirate is a hacking multi-tool that has the capability to interface with...

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HOW TO: Bus Pirate as dev-board, read a voltage and view in terminal

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

The Bus Pirate uses the PIC24FJ64GA002 microcontroller, and can be used as a development board. In this tutorial we'll read an analog voltage with an analog to digital converter, and then send it to the PC terminal via the UART. This is a culmination of the previous 3 tutorials (...

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HOW-TO: Learn PIC serial UART with your Bus Pirate

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

The Bus Pirate is a handy debugging tool, but it’s also a 16 bit PIC 24FJ64GA002 development board. You don’t need a programmer to play, just upload the firmware over USB using the Bus Pirate’s nearly-impossible-to-brick bootloader. It’s easy to go back to the original Bus Pirate firmware at any...

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Bus Pirate v3.5 back in stock

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Bus Pirate v3.5 is back in stock at Seeed Studio. Bus Pirate is a hacking multi-tool that has the capability to interface with most IC bus protocols used in the electronics industry today. Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.

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Bus Pirate back in stock

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Bus Pirate v3.5 is back in stock at Seeed Studio. Bus Pirate is a hacking multi-tool that has the capability to interface with most IC bus protocols used in the electronics industry today. Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.

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DIY Bus Pirate v3

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Frithjof shares this picture of a hand-made Bus Pirate v3: It really took a long time from printing the layout, over etching, applying tin and solder stop, soldering the parts, uploading the bootloader and finally uploading the firmware. But now it's ready and it works!!! Get your own handy Bus...

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Clearance sale on OLD Bus Pirate v3 cases

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Seeed is having a clearance on cases for the OLD Bus Pirate v3. These cases do NOT fit the Bus Pirate now in stock (v3.5), but if you have a v3 this is your last chance to score one for $1.50.

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Bus Pirate back in stock

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Bus Pirate v3 is back in stock at Seeed Studio. The page isn't updated, but we assume this is v3.5. Still not sure though, sorry. If you must have a v3.5, we'd hold off and order when Seeed updates the product picture. Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30,...

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Bus Pirate v3 free PCB build

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

iamjay built a free Bus Pirate v3 PCB. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog about it, post a picture on Flicker, whatever – we’ll send you a coupon code for the free PCB drawer.

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IBM Thinkpad T30 Bios password reset with the Bus Pirate

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Using the Bus Pirate to read the SVP supervisor power on password off an IBM T30 Thinkpad: A friend of mine recently came upon an old IBM T30 Thinkpad at an auction for $40.  Bringing it home, he found that there was a power-on supervisor password.  This can't be reset...

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Bus Pirate back in stock

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Bus Pirate v3 is back in stock at Seeed Studio. No confirmation yet if this is the new v3.5. Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.

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Bus Pirate v3 protoboard back in stock

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

The Bus Pirate v3/SOIC protoboard is back in stock at Seeed Studio. Get one for $10.

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Recent Comments

  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please