Steve Chamberlin wrote a how-to on building your own 68 Katy. We wrote about it previously: Assembling the PCB requires soldering one surface mount component, the 44 pin CPLD in TQFP package. It can be soldered with a standard iron using the drag soldering method (my preference), with hot air, or with a toaster oven […]
Jonathan Endersby writes, “Flashing the firmware on an ESP8266 is apparently not so straight forward. This is the process I used to get it to work reliably.” Via Hackaday.io Get an assembled Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
@tecnotopia tweeted picture of his free Bus Pirate v3.8 PCB build. The Bus Pirate is an open source hacker multi-tool that talks to electronic stuff. 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 […]
Steve made this 6 volt 5 watt solar charge controller project, that is available at Github: Here is a 6 volt 5 watt solar charge controller project using a dedicated printed circuit board from dirtypcbs.com and an Arduino pro-mini. The board uses sot-23 low RDSon P channel mosfets (Si2369). It has voltage and current sensing, and 3 […]
Steve aka hwstar writes, “I just wanted to let you know that I modified the python Buspirate Bitbang.py file and the I2C.py file to support Python 3.4 for a project I’m working on, and wanted to share these files with the community as they are open source. I uploaded the modified files to Github. These files […]
kubatyszko writes, “Finally got the PCB’s and built both of them, it was a great exercise in soldering, and eye test too, especially the SMT 0603 components.” 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 […]
Tim Jagenberg writes: Today I received the ESP-03 modules I had ordered from Shanghai. A nice little breakout for the ESP8266EX with ceramic antenna. Due to the 2mm spacing between the contacts on the sides, I had to bend the headers into shape before soldering them to the module. As an initial function test I used […]
Emil of Unwind.se wrote an article on how to use custom UART baudrates on a Bus Pirate: I made Bus Pirate-baud rate to help when setting custom UART baud rates on the #buspirate. Easier than binary downloads. Via Twitter. Get an assembled Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
Inderpreet of EmbeddedCode writes: This mini article is part of a larger project an I will link to it at the end. For this project, I was required to use the TI HDC1000 and instead of buying a module, I decided to get samples and a make a PCB of my own. This would be great […]
@ced2k tweeted picture of his free Bus Pirate v3.8 PCB build. The Bus Pirate is an open source hacker multi-tool that talks to electronic stuff. 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 […]
Ben Gamari writes, “This package provides a simple, type-safe interface for working with the Bus Pirate’s binary interface.” Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
@SparkysWidgets tweted, “Latest video is up where I giveaway @HakkoUSA FX-888D @sparkfun swag and a @dangerousproto Bus Pirate” This is just a short demonstration video where I set the parameters on a FX-888D and then solder some SMD parts and show how one can create other types of soldering jobs! This is also the video […]
An update on previous 1.3”OLED with SSD1306 controlled by Bus Pirate post, Markus writes: By changing the default serial connection speed between the PC and the Bus Pirate from 115200 to 1000000 baud, the frame rate is now increased to 60+ FPS :) Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available […]
A library for I2C communications for Linux devices – the Lsquaredc by Jan Rychter, that is available at Github: Lsquaredc is a tiny Linux library that allows you to access I2C (IIC, I²C, or I squared C) from userspace without causing excessive pain and suffering. The library uses the Bus Pirate convention for specifying I2C sequences, supports repeated […]
Olivier writes: This command-line enables “Quick” Arduino prototyping without compilation. Reading analog values, dis-/enabling ports and even I2C register manipulations are done in seconds instead of minutes. I will shows you how to set the time of a “DS1207” I2C realtime clock as well as executing some basic operations. The impatients of you just download the […]
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 cable giveaway below!
@Badger32d tweeted, “Recovering this e3000 with my Bus Pirate.” Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
@TwitK82 tweeted: ” I just released a new project on BP4. A software to control a Wii Nunchuk.” Today we are going to showing our first project with Bus Pirate. That’s WiiBP, a simple BP software controller for Wii Nunchuk. This is the first version, even now in development, but with two cute features: – check the […]
BrianGriffin posted his Breadboard version Bus Pirate and ST7920 in the project log forum: Over this weekend I cobbled up a breadboard version of Bus Pirate with the extra stuff I have from the drawer (the main chip PIC24FJ64GA002 is there too), dumped the bootloader and dumped the rest of the firmware with a dirt […]
M2M writes: First off, you guys Rock! I have had so much productive fun with BP and I just got it a few days ago. Here is a little thing I did to make a project weigh less. When you are prototyping GPS M2M you don’t always want to carry your laptop outside to get […]