hlipka posted picture of his free cable build. The Premium Make Your Own Cable Kit contains enough connectors to make an (almost) lifetime supply of cables for standard 0.1″ (2.54mm) headers. Via the forum.
Bertho was inspired by a recent forum discussion about driving SPI signals over long cables, so he headed to the workshop and did some test. His epic analysis of transmission lines shows real life example of how signals degrade in cables of various lengths, and how to tackle some of the problems associated with transmission […]
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 in between. Best of all, […]
MickM built flat cable to header converter adapters : I was using some character LCD displays and realised that the cables were impossible to plug into the displays that I actually had. My PCB was single row of 16, the LCD was 2×7, no backlight. So I made an adapter for it. Via the forum.
Greeeg uses flags to identify the cables on his Bus Pirate. Thanks for the tip!
Seeed Studio is working on a probe cable for the Open Logic Sniffer. We’ll give you an update as soon as we hear more. You can try building your own cable with some cheap probes from Deal Extreme (~$3 for 10). The trick will be finding a 1×9 row connector, if you know of any […]
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 2×5 connector that mates with […]