DroidScript, Bus Pirate helper app for your Android device

JamesNewton writes, “I finally managed to write a USB OTG helper script for talking to the Bus Pirate.  The biggest problem I have with the Bus Pirate is that on the human side it speaks in very terse, hard to remember, codes. The point of this script is to make that easy by providing a […]

A script to dump an Atmel AT45DB041B 4Mbit SPI Flash part’s contents to disk using a Bus Pirate

‏@tyler_oderkirk tweeted,  “wrote a tool to dump a AT45DB041B flash chip w/ python & Bus Pirate” Available on Github. Get an assembled Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.  

Home produced 700VA isolation transformer

Dilshan Jayakody writes: This a quick post regarding homemade 300V – 2.3A isolation transformer. This transformer is a part of my ongoing 300V AC/DC variable power supply project and it’s boxed as a separate unit because of its heavy weight and size. All the parameters of this transformer are calculated using small Python script which […]

Bus Pirate script to recover bricked radio

Koolatron over at the Bitcraze forum  re-program the Crazyradio over SPI using the BusPirate and this script, available at github:  I’ve knocked together a perl script to reflash a busted crazyradio over SPI using a Bus Pirate. This saved me from a firmware upgrade gone bad. Get an assembled Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our […]

Script to query Gerber file outer dimensions

Script to query Gerber file outer dimensions: At Wayne & Layne, we design a lot of circuit boards. During the request-for-quote (RFQ) process for getting a PCB fabricated, the outside dimensions of the PCB are an important driver of the overall per-unit price. As part of the W&L “prepare PCB for RFQ” process, we have […]

Program STM32 with the Bus Pirate

Will Donnelly wrote a script to program the STM32 Discovery board with the Bus Pirate: I wanted to program my new STM32 Discovery boards under Linux, and I had a Bus Pirate, so I just finished writing a SWD programmer for it using the raw 2-wire interface. Get a Bus Pirate v3b for $30, including […]