Posts Tagged ‘flash’

FlashProg – USB serial flash memory programmer

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Dilshan Jayakody  published a new build, the FlashProg project - a USB serial flash memory programmer: FlashProg is USB base flash memory programmer to work with 3.3V serial flash memory devices. This programmer is specifically design to read, program and configure 25x series, serial flash memory devices which are commonly used...

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Posted in programmers, USB | 2 Comments »

BP writing U-Boot to TP-Link WR741ND router flash

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Musti is a fan of the Bus Pirate and writes to share his method for using it to unbrick a TP-Link wireless router. The router had been bricked during a failed firmware upgrade, and Musti was able to desolder the FLASH memory chip and rewrite the bootloader to it using...

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Posted in BP v3, how-to | No Comments »

Prototype: Flash_Destroyer

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

The most recent documentation is now on the wiki EEPROMs, such as flash memory, store data in electronic devices like cell phones, smart cards, SD cards, and solid-state drives. This type of memory can only endure a limited number of writes, it will eventually wear out and it won't store...

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Posted in Flash Destroyer, Prototypes | 29 Comments »

Logic Sniffer FPGA bitstream/ROM update

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

This is an old version, see the latest version on the documentation wiki. The Logic Sniffer stores the FPGA (IC3) bitstream in a flash ROM chip (IC2). The PIC microcontroller (IC1) can update the bitstream from a computer using the multi-platform pump-loader application. This feature lets us release FPGA design...

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Posted in logic analyzer | 4 Comments »

Bus Pirate OpenOCD walk-through

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Jrt posted some notes about using the Bus Pirate with OpenOCD: It does work - but it's not slick or fast. If you want a cheap JTAG adapter for remote debugging or big flash writes, get an FTDI-2232 based one. But, it'll be fine for fiddling with bootloaders or just...

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Posted in Bus Pirate, FPGA, JTAG | 1 Comment »

Recent Comments

  • 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...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please