Thommy writes, “didn’t find any C program that compiled on Linux for using the binary mode in I2C (or my google karma sucked), so hacked together one. Maybe someone else can have use for it or its source code. Can … Read more
Category Archives: Bus Pirate
MickM built a free Bus Pirate LCD Adapter v2b 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 … Read more
Bus Pirate to the rescue once again! Bertho writes: I’ve been working on a small flipdot controller which is supposed to talk serial, SPI and I2C all at the same time. Making serial to work is easy, but both SPI … Read more
Here’s a Bus Pirate console by x893, that is available at github. Get an assembled Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
Forum member ph1ph1l0u reports success rescuing his Asus laptop from a bad bios flash using flashrom and the buspirate. Get your own Bus Pirate for $30, including worldwide shipping.
Crennsmind tweeted: With the help of a Bus Pirate and a PCI Express GPS module I saw on @hackaday, I finally have GPS Get an assembled Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly distributors.
Bill Farrow fixed the Seagate 7200.11 hard drive firmware BSY bug with the Bus Pirate: I quickly diagnosed the problem down to a dead HDD. A quick google search later and I discover that I have been hit by the well … Read more
FourthDr tweeted this article on EEWeb PULSE about Programming with Low-Cost JTAG tools that references the Bus Pirate: I would recommend the Bus Pirate as a very low cost programming tool (and it’s useable for so many other things too!). … 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
Bus Pirate users MightyOhm and A connected Ape reported oscillations of 150mV-400mV on the 3.3volt supply pin. A huge thanks to them both, as well as numerous investigators in the forum for looking into the problem. This appears to effect … Read more
Sailing the I2Cs with the Bus Pirate: The Bus Pirate came up as a topic on the mailing list a few days ago, and I realized I hadn’t yet shared the slides from my presentation (a year ago now!) on … Read more
Fortysevenfx tweeted: PySide -> BusPirate -> SPI = pure control magic :) It’s a prototype of a synth oscillator, here’s the digital core under debugging. Get an assembled Bus Pirate for $30, including world-wide shipping. Also available from our friendly … Read more
Ph1ph1l0u successfully recovered his Asus Laptop using the Bus Pirate and flashrom: You have no idea how I’m happy too ;-) yes biosflasher, it’s a very GREAT soft, very usefull and very efficient ^^, and also for Bus Pirate: a cheap … Read more
Drjeseuss shares his Bus Pirate v4.0c PCB build using a toaster oven to reflow the solderpaste: All in all, this project was a success! The process worked well enough to repeat and the reflow toaster puts an end to my fears of … Read more
Adam Laurie (a/k/a/ Major Malfunction) is a white hat hacker from London, UK, who has presented at a number of conferences worldwide. He’s also the Director at Aperature Labs, Ltd. Recently he explored the broken HDCP security mechanism used in … Read more
A new Bus Pirate educational/experimentation kit is in the works. Here, in no specific order, are the experiments/parts we plan to include. Almost all are from Microchip. This is mostly an accident, they seem to have the cheapest and most … Read more
For those readers fluent in German, fG draws your attention to an article discussing the Bus Pirate. To us it looks like they’re discussing using a BP to assist in reading an online banking card. The article is found on … Read more
Needed a box for the educational kit so Seeed’s sourcers went to Huaqiangbei market and returned with this collection a few hours later. Very cool.
Ernesto sent a few of our PCBs to the EEVblog. Dave opened them up and featured them in his latest mailbag video. The featured PCBs are: Bus Pirate v4 Sick of Beige – from Schazamp community order Bus Blaster v4 … Read more
Hudson from NYC Resistor was inspired by Beth’s avrfid.S project to try to build a replacement for the multiple HID Prox card he carried for work. Hudson notes that “Beth’s design is simultaneously a technical tour-de-force and an example of … Read more