Stained hardwood case for the Bus Pirate v4

Here’s a stained maple-wood case for the Bus pirate v4, milled by Vince at the Xerocraft hackerspace in Tuscan Arizona. The Bus Pirate is an open source hacker multi-tool that talks to electronic stuff. It’s got a bunch of features an intrepid hacker might need to prototype their next project. The Bus Pirate is sold […]

Bus Pirate v4 back in stock

Bus Pirate v4 is back in stock at Seeed Studio. Compare it to v3: Four times more memory space Integrated, on-board USB (faster) Data storage EEPROM to hold settings Pull-up voltage selections: 3.3volt, 5volt, or external supply 2 extra I/O pins Multipurpose button Bus Pirate v4 is new and shiny, but it will lag behind […]

Yet another Bus Pirate case “clamshell” v1

Dsm showcased the latest iteration of the “clamshell” case for the Bus Pirate v4. It’s built from two pieces of plastic that are joined together with magnets. All buttons, headers, and LEDs are accessible from outside the case. See our case video from a few weeks ago. More awesome DIY cases. Via the forum. Get […]

Clamshell “Yet Another Bus Pirate Case” design

Dsm posted updates on his “clamshell” yabp case design for the Bus Pirate v4. Instead of the screws I had been using, this version of the “clamshell” yabp case uses neodymium magnets to hold the top case and bottom case together. This change should make it easier to open and close the case (no lost […]

Bus Pirate PIC programmer can now program Bus Pirate v4

Bus Pirate PIC programming utility can now program Bus Pirate v4. This means any Bus Pirate v2, v3, or v4 can program any other Bus Pirate version as well. Thank you to Tayken, Robots, and LongHairedHacker for their work on this project. Note: the PIC programming adapter is not needed to program a Bus Pirate. […]

Week in (p)review: January 23, 2011

Lots of progress this week: We released an MCP2200 breakout board, and hacked it to run open source Fun with XC9500Xl and CoolRunner-II CPLDs. The wiki has quick start guides, and two new CPLD breakout board designs The Bus Pirate LCD adapter, MMA7455L 3-axis accelerometer, and MCP2200 USB->serial breakout are all back in stock rasmus […]