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Use ESP8266 module as a wireless switcher

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Razvan Dubau over at Extragsm posted a how-to on using an ESP8266 module as a wireless switcher: A custom firmware to transform the ESP8266 wifi module into a wifi http based switcher GPIO02 is used as an output pin. You can connect a led or a relay and controll it by a button...

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Updating CC3000 firmware with Arduino

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Kyle Gordon purchased a CC3000 module from EBay and found that it wasn't completely compatible with the Arduino library available from Adafruit. The problem arose from the module having an earlier firmware version. So Kyle devised a method using two Arduino Pro Minis to load updated firmware to the CC3000....

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Workshop Update for January 31st, 2013

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

We received tools and tested the reflow oven and hot plate. Added a tools section to the forum, you can get the PDF versoin of the reflow oven manual there. The workshop video of the tool unboxing was made. We purchased an air-compressor for the solder paste dispenser, and got...

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Workshop Update May 14th, 2012

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Today and tomorrow we're preparing for the Bay Area Maker Faire this weekend.  Skot is going to display the DigitGrid project (show above) with us at Maker Faire. Stop by and check it out. The taco crawl is booming this year. Jeff from MighyOhm is coming. Will you be there?...

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Integrating the XSVF player into Bus Pirate firmware

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Jean modified the Bus Pirate firmware to integrate the standalone XSVF player into it. The XSVF player is an alternate firmware for the Bus Pirate that allows it to program CPLDs and FPGAs via XSVF files. I have integrated the support of XSVF Player within the current 6.1 BP firmware...

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Part Ninja semiconductor tester demo firmware available

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

A demo firmware for the Part Ninja is available in the forum. The Part Ninja detects they key properties of semiconductors. It can identify transistors, FETs, resistors, diodes, capacitors, and thier pinouts. It also makes a rough estimate of key values like current gain (hFE) for BJT transistors, or the...

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USB LCD Backpack PIC18F24J50 free PCB build update

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Dolabra posted an update on his USB LCD Backpack PIC18F24J50 free PCB build. This version used a different chip than the 18F2550 we used in the final revision. The USB LCD Backpack connects HD44780-compatible character LCD screens to your USB port. I put the bootloader problems aside and finished the...

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Bus Pirate firmware v6.1 now available

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Bus Pirate firmware v6.1 is now available for download. This version fixes a big bug with the SUMP logic analyzer mode, and includes other small updates for hardware v3 and v4. Download release package (most people want this) Download source archive (code, junk, everything) Update instructions Bus Pirate firmware v6.1...

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Bus Pirate firmware v6.0 now available

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Bus Pirate firmware v6.0 is now available for download. v6 includes a ton of fixes for hardware v3 and v4. Hardware v4 is much more usable, and several new v4 features are enabled. A huge thanks to Brent for all his contributions to hardware v4 support! Download BusPirate.package.v6.0.zip release package...

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Workshop update: firmware and soldering station

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Zo6CK72n3c[/embed] An update from the workshop. Bus Pirate firmware v6 is coming, IR Toy v22 is now in beta. Also a look at the Aoyue 968 soldering station. Tools we use wiki Bus Pirate firmware development IR Toy firmware v22 development Grab the latest v6 firmware release candidate here.

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Bus Pirate development week – day 1

Monday, December 12th, 2011

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVyCg_JFt1E[/embed] This week is dedicated to Bus Pirate development. We're cleaning up firmware v6 and getting ready for a final release. Today we documented the development process to help any prospective developers find their way around the Bus Pirate source. In the video: Compile the Bus Pirate firmware Basic work...

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Velleman K8062 3rd party firmware upgrade

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Velleman K8062 DIY kit is one of the most successful DMX transmitters sold world-wide, but it is also one of the poorest performers. Velleman uses an antiquated slow speed USB protocol on a device that supports Full Speed USB. A community developed firmware upgrade that offers up to 80x times...

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USB Infrared Toy firmware v20 final released

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Infrared Toy firmware v20 final is now available for download. This is an update for all IR Toy hardware versions. Thank you to all the testers and developers who made this happen. Download release package Download source archive Last week we released v20-RC1, but it took two more release candidates...

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European TV B Gone firmware for the Infrared Toy

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

exapod made a TV B Gone firmware for the Infrared Toy using a list of European TV POWER OFF codes. Grab the firmware in the forum: i controlled all the function with the mplab sim and now it works, it turns off the european television. I attached the code. Thanks...

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USB IR Toy firmware v20 test #6

Friday, August 19th, 2011

  Grab IR Toy firmware v20 test #6 from the forum. Yesterday we released a test firmware for the USB IR Toy that uses the new open source USB stack written by JTR and Honken. It had a few serious bugs in the SUMP-compatible logic analyzer mode. JTR made some...

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Bus Blaster release package v2.0

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Over the last few weeks we did a massive cleanup and reorganization of our SVN code repository. Most projects now follow a standard directory structure. All our in-progress and stalled project files are now completely open and available to anyone. We also included all the manufacturing resources used to initiate...

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Linux Web board in-progress release package

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Over the last few weeks we did a massive cleanup and reorganization of our SVN code repository. Most projects now follow a standard directory structure. All our in-progress and stalled project files are now completely open and available to anyone. We also included all the manufacturing resources used to initiate...

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Breakout boards release package v1.0

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Over the last few weeks we did a massive cleanup and reorganization of our SVN code repository. Most projects now follow a standard directory structure. All our in-progress and stalled project files are now completely open and available to anyone. We also included all the manufacturing resources used to initiate...

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xQFP protoboard release package

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Over the last few weeks we did a massive cleanup and reorganization of our SVN code repository. Most projects now follow a standard directory structure. All our in-progress and stalled project files are now completely open and available to anyone. We also included all the manufacturing resources used to initiate...

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Microcontroller quick start schematics release package v1

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Over the last few weeks we did a massive cleanup and reorganization of our SVN code repository. Most projects now follow a standard directory structure. All our in-progress and stalled project files are now completely open and available to anyone. We also included all the manufacturing resources used to initiate...

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