Jeff of Mightyohm wrote an article about power supply oscillations on the Bus Pirate: After removing my device under test, I quickly narrowed the problem down to noise on the Bus Pirate’s 3.3V rail. I initially suspected that this might be … Read more
Category Archives: Bus Pirate
asd has written an article on interfacing Adafruit 7-segment Backpack with Bus Pirate Bus pirate doesn’t do much by itself but needs some accompanying chip talk to. I got my hands on 7-segment display from Adafruit which has HT16K33 controller on … Read more
j/k built a free Bus Pirate v3.8 PCB. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog about it, post a picture on Flicker, whatever – we’ll send you a coupon code for the free PCB drawer.
Bus Pirate v3 probe cable (yellow and white) labels are available now in the free PCB drawer. A prototype probe cable for the Bus Pirate with male pins that fit in a breadboard. Each lead is labeled with a white or yellow … Read more
Bus Pirate v3 heat shrink probe labels are available now in the free PCB drawer. A random collection of heat shrink labels for Bus Pirate v3 cables. We made these when experimenting with an L-Mark LK-320P printer. 3mm diameter shrinks to 1.5mm or … Read more
@andete tweeted: programming a +Silicon Labs EFM32 zero gecko with python via the Bus Pirate; code at Github andete/PySWD (based on other people’s work) ; it’s really slow though; I should add fast programming mode based on the code in … Read more
Graham242 shared this Bus Pirate v4 reference sheet he made in the forum: This was the one I’d put together for the Bus Pirate V4 for the Seeed cable… As I found the SVG, I’ve uploaded – then you can change it … Read more
Prototype Bus Pirate probe cables with heat shrink labels arrived today. We sent professionally printed heat shrink tubes to the cable people (white) and they attached them to 100 cables. We printed our own shrink labels on the L-Mark LK320P … Read more
Professionally printed shrink tubes arrived for the Bus Pirate probe cable prototype we discussed yesterday. 110 each of 10 labels cost 180RMB ($30). These are about about 5x more expensive than printing them ourselves on the L-Mark (ribbon+tube cost). The … Read more
We’ve been on a multiyear quest to make a durable, affordable, usable probe cable for the Bus Pirate. The one currently sold by Seeed is inexpensive (good) but I’ve never been a fan of the probe hooks used. I typically … Read more
To test a PCB supplier we ordered 100 Bus Pirate v3.8 boards to put in the free PCB drawer. The total cost for 100 PCBs, two sided with red solder mask and 100% E-test was 190RMB (~$30). v3.8 is intended … Read more
@indigoid tweeted, ”Finally got the Arduino MIDI IN working. <3 my Bus Pirate, best $30 ever. Happy!” Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
@Badger32d tweeted, “Recovering this e3000 with my Bus Pirate.” Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
The Bus Pirate LCD adapter v3 is back in stock at Seeed Studio. This breakout board lets you drive, and test HD44780, and compatible LCDs with your Bus Pirate v3. We changed the PCB to one of our standard PCB … Read more
mofosyne shared this Bus Pirate reference sheet [PDF!] he made in the forum: Being new to bus pirate, I created my own printable stickers to cut and stick labels to the case and probes. I also took the time to compile an … Read more
Bob writes: I found an old EEPROM chip in my spare parts collection, the 93LC46B. The data sheet says it communicates using 3-wire serial I/O, and can store 1024 bits organized either as 8- or 16-bit words. Next was the … Read more
Recently the forum is flooded with people that are experiencing troubles with the Buspirate v3.6. Pieter in the forum was no exception. He first tried the Buspirate on his Windows 8.1 and Vista machine and went to the forum after finding … Read more
@FrozenElecBlog tweeted, ”Just published a video about the Bus Pirate — love this thing!!!”
Steve of Big Mess o’ Wires shares his impressions of the Bus Pirate as a prototyping and test tool: I finally got curious enough that I decided to just buy one, and get the sense of the Bus Pirate through hands-on experimentation. … Read more
jrychter shared this Bus Pirate reference card he made in the forum: The Bus Pirate from Dangerous Prototypes is a really useful tool. I use it regularly to bring up and test new I2C devices, or as a cheap protocol analyzer for I2C … Read more