The second Bus Pirate v4 prototype passed the self test today. This update fixes a few minor issues in pin connections, and it’s the first prototype with the PIC 24FJ256GB106 that will be used in the final hardware. Follow our progress in the BPv4 firmware development forum.
The latest version of this article is now on the documentation wiki. The USB Infrared Toy contains a self-test that’s not documented in the original how-to. The self-test is used to detect dead hardware after manufacturing. To use the self-test, open a terminal program to the USB IR Toy’s serial port and type ‘t’ or […]
See the latest version in the documentation wiki. Since v2 the Bus Pirate firmware has included a self-test that verifies the function of pins and peripherals. The latest v2.6-nightly build adds a self-test to the binary bitbang mode. This is a useful way for applications to test the Bus Pirate, and for manufacturing quality control. […]
See the latest version on the documentation wiki. In the past few days Hack a Day’s Bus Pirate preorders have started to arrive all over the world. Broken units have been extremely rare, there’s only been one manufacturing defect and one broken FTDI chip reported so far. Seeed Studio tested the bootloader and terminal of […]