James Lewis shares his experience in debugging SONOFF AC relay with a thermal camera: The clever solution seemed to be clever, at least for a few minutes. Suddenly the light turned off. I thought maybe there was a timeout for the manual button. Annoying, but workable. The lamp remained off for about another 2 minutes when […]
Sylvainpelissier of CyberSmashup writes, “I explain below how to communicate with, and upgrade the Bus Pirate and how to use it with OpenOCD software to debug chips.” Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
Joe Grand presented on the JTAGulator at this weekend’s Derbycon conference in Louisville, KY. We previously posted about Joe’s JTAGulator, which is an open source tool which assists in identifying on-chip debugging (OCD) and/or programming connections from test points, vias, or component pads on a target piece of hardware. The JTAGulator is available from Parallax […]
Bus Pirate to the rescue once again! Bertho writes: I’ve been working on a small flipdot controller which is supposed to talk serial, SPI and I2C all at the same time. Making serial to work is easy, but both SPI and I2C require properly formatted input streams to test with and are a bit more […]
Reading the AK8975 magnetometer with the Bus Pirate: I managed to mess up the ATAVRSBIN1 I got from Atmel during a [quadracopter crash]. After the crash I noticed it didn’t respond any more so I hooked it to my Bus-Pirate… Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our […]
Bus Blaster is getting really close.