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USBuddy: USB development tool

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Jakub has designed and built a USB breakout board with current monitor, an open hardware tool - USBuddy: Do you sometimes develop with USB? I do. So I need to access data lines, bus voltage and I'd like to easily monitor the current too. I made myself a small companion...

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Microchip end of 2011 sale

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Robots tipped us on Microchip's development tool 2011 End of year sale: Enter "YES2011" upon checkout at microchipDIRECT to receive the discount.  Offer expires 5th January, 2012 14 Development tool kits are included in the offer, choose from the list below and receive savings of up to 40%!! Thanks Robots!...

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USB-MSD bootloader for the KwikStik development board

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm2DmZv1rj8[/embed] Mark made a USB bootloader for the Kwikstik development board. We covered this board in April, and they've promised us 5 to give away when the next batch is in. I have added K40 (including KwikStik) support to the uTasker project. See the following for details: It includes a...

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Kinetis KWIKSTIK development board

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Drone tipped us to the cheap development board for Kinetis MCUs: Freescale has a neat looking "Kinetis KWIKSTIK" dev kit for $29 USD. This looks like an ARM Cortex M4(?) with LCD, audio out, IR, Mic, buzzer, SDCard, JTAG, & USB. The dev tools don't look exactly FOSS though (typical)....

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  • readybrek: Anyone got a any recommendations for a budget-priced hot air station?
  • William: lol I'm happy to waste 3c for each program/debug cycle... but probably not the time spent soldering a new device down to a proto board!...
  • 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...