OSUS – Open source USB Stack test board (Master)

Here’s another cool project by Mats the OSUS Master board: A long while ago I wrote about that I might make a series of boards for easier testing of the open USB stacks. Testing all different version of mcu’s and crystal speeds to make the right #defines and linker maps for the firmwares can be a […]

M-Stack open source USB stack for PIC microcontrollers

Here is an open source USB stack for PIC microcontrollers and DSPs. It features a dual LGPL and Apache licenses making it suitable for commercial open source projects. So far it only supports the HID device class. A USB device stack is the software necessary to drive the USB device peripheral hardware on a microcontroller […]

USB Infrared Toy firmware v22 final released

USB Infrared Toy firmware v22 final is now available for download. This includes bug fixes for both IR Toy hardware versions. This is the most stable IR Toy firmware yet. Download release package Download source archive Firmware update instructions The open source USB stack is performing well. After a little more testing on the IR […]

Microchip open source USB/TCPIP stack competition with $1100+ bounty

Microchip launched the open source USB/TCPIP stack competition. The developer who writes, or ports, open source USB and TCPIP drivers to the chipKIT will receive a $1000 bounty (now $1100 and growing): Prizes look like they’ll be around $1000 for each stack developed/ported and that’s in your pocket. We’ll gross up the amount to cover […]

Bus Pirate v4 first complete package release v6-a1

The first complete release package for Bus Pirate v4 is now available in the forum. This includes a working bootloader and firmware based on the new open source USB stack, utilities, and complete source code. If you have the v4 hardware, any testing is greatly appreciated. There are still a ton of bugs to fix, […]

Open source PIC USB demo for the IR Toy

Honken has an updated open source USB firmware for PIC microcontrollers. We ported the update to the IR Toy, you can load it up and test it yourself using the bootloader. This version is much more robust, and a number of bugs were squashed. The first character sent is no longer lost, and strings of […]

Week in (p)review: September 5, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: USB Infrared Toy firmware v07 with bug fixes Updated WinLIRC plugin supports transmitting with the IR Toy SparkFun has the Logic Sniffer in stock. Thanks for helping us raise awareness of this open source project Honken demoed the first open source USB stack […]