i am new too, or at least i think i will be.
ian wrote:I would wait. There's still lots of little things about v4 that can make you miserable.
What for example?
Are there going to be hardware changes, or just firmware issues?
If there are no hardware changes planned, why not purchase v4?
I assume you can help fixing bugs in v4 firmware without additional hardware (besides a computer), if you run into any problems, right?
PS: The development bus pirate v4 kit at seeedstudio is assembled, right? I am not particularly good at soldering smd with my big shaking hands...