Yet another Logic Sniffer case

@0x2B2B tweeted, “Case for my OLS, laser cut at @RazorLAB. Design file in post 2byt, make your own! Why the case? Well, being the fan of OSS/OSH (that’s; Open Source Hardware :) that I am, this was a nice, affordable entry into the market of Logic Analysers. It’s always great having bare P.C.B.s because come […]

OpenBench Logic Sniffer ported to Pipistrello LX45

mkarlsson ported the Open Bench Logic Sniffer code to run on Pipistrello LX45: FYI, I have ported the Demon 3.07 code to Pipistrello LX45 FPGA board with the following changes: 1) The sample buffer size is increased by a factor of 8 from 24kB to 192kB 2) The interface is changed to serial (Pipistrello uses a FTDI […]

Logic Analyzer costs little, performs well

Adam Carlson over at Microcontroller Central wrote a short review of the OpenBench Logic Sniffer: The OLS, the lowest-cost option, is both open-source hardware and open-source software. This is the product of a cooperative effort between Dangerous Prototypes and the Gadget Factory. To me, being open-source is not necessarily a plus. While it is great […]

Measuring hexacopter rotor speed with Logic Sniffer

Philip Peter has made a somewhat unconventional use of the Open Bench Logic Sniffer. Recently we suspected that one motor of our hexacopter had been damaged in a crash. Since removing the motor requires almost the complete disassembly of the copter I started thinking of ways to test the motor in place. In this article […]

Logic Sniffer client: New signal display component

Jawi uploaded a preview of the new signal display component for the Logic Sniffer application. OLS is a java client designed to run on multiple platforms including Windows, Linux, and Mac. You can download this mock from ols.lxtreme.nl, which should run on Windows, Linux and OSX (only the latter is heavily tested ;)). A list […]

Logic Sniffer: Vote for signal display annotation style

Jawi is developing a new version of the Logic Sniffer client app. He’s currently deciding on which style to use for annotation. Help him out by casting your vote in the forum. The OLS client supports the annotating of data to present additional information along with the signal data. For example, many of the decoding […]

New signal display component for Logic Sniffer client

Jawi released a preview of the new display component for the Logic Sniffer client: I’ve been working on an improved component for the display of captured signal data from the Logic Sniffer for some time now, and wanted to share the current results with you guys. Reasons for rewriting the component can be found on […]

Logic Sniffer update tool testers needed

robots posted a brand new multi-platform update tool for the Logic Sniffer. It updates both the firmware and bitstream from a single application: I am looking for volunteers to  test it. Please just someone who has access to Bus Pirate, or other means of pic flashing. I have included several measures to protect the bootloader. […]

Logic Sniffer test release 2.11

The Logic Sniffer is an open source logic analyzer. It’s designed to support the SUMP logic analyzer software at the lowest possible cost. This project is a collaboration between the Gadget Factory and Dangerous Prototypes. Jack posted Logic Sniffer bitstream test release 2.11 with bigger samples and RLE improvements: Extends memory depths from 8k and […]

Logic Sniffer upgrade procedure

This is an old version, see the latest version on the documentation wiki. The Logic Sniffer is an open source logic analyzer. It’s designed to support the SUMP logic analyzer software at the lowest possible cost. This project is a collaboration between the Gadget Factory and Dangerous Prototypes. The Logic Sniffer has two parts that […]

Ril3y’s new Open Logic Sniffer case

Ril3y sent photos of a new laser-cut case for the Open Logic Sniffer. This case isn’t available yet, but we’ll keep you updated. Ril3y also sells a popular laser-cut case for the Bus Pirate. You can order the OLS at Seeed Studio for $45, including worldwide shipping. Don’t forget that Seeed now has probe cables […]

Windows Logic Sniffer client update

There’s a new version of raphihouri’s Windows/.Net client for the Logic Sniffer.  This update incorporates suggestions from the forum. Fixed: – glitches at the beginning of trace. – invalid trace returns in demo mode. – window resizing stretches the trace. – channel and trigger numbering and mapping. Added/changed: – Buffer size is now a combo […]