Lee of Sodnpoo writes: Having never used JTAG before I thought I’d see what I could do with my new Bus Pirate and one of the old ADSL routers I have lying around – ideally reading/writing to the flash. The … Read more
Category Archives: Bus Pirate
Markus Gritsch writes: I wrote a quick Python script to communicate with an SSD1306 driven OLED connected to a PC with a Bus Pirate. The script uses the Bus Pirates raw SPI mode and manages to update the little screen … Read more
Andrew Rohne posted another article on Bus Pirate Demo Board I2C showing the MCP4725 digital to analog converter and the PCF8563 real-time clock. Check out the part A here. Like the last post, the ground and Vin need to be connected, and … Read more
Andrew Rohne writes: In learning how to use the Bus Pirate, I started with the one-wire area of the demo board. First off, important notes: -I’m using the v 3.8 Bus Pirate. The pinout is different than some of the … Read more
kbiva has posted a detailed tutorial on how to connect and control HP LaserJet 4000 front panel with Bus Pirate v3.6: Connected 7 lines from printer front panel to corresponding Bus Pirate pins. SPI parameters set in Bus Pirate: -SPI … Read more
Bus Pirate v3.6 universal serial interface is back in stock at Seeed Studio. This is the updated v3.6 in a standard PCB footprint. You can get a simple laser-cut acrylic protector for this board for only 3 bucks. Bus Pirate … Read more
Rob informs us that he’s made a Bus Pirate clone entirely from a FPGA (with custom soft processor, USB device RTL + SW). The design is based on the Xilinx Spartan XC6SLX9. “The whole thing is basically hosted on the … Read more
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
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.