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Bus Blaster JTAG debugger / Re: Bus Blaster v4 power up test success, bitstream next
Bus Blaster v4 is an experimental, high-speed JTAG debugger from Dangerous Prototypes.

Thanks to a reprogrammable buffer, a simple update over USB makes Bus Blaster compatible with many different JTAG debugger types in the most popular open source software.

Based on FT2232H with high-speed USB 2.0

Buffered interface works with 3.3volt to 1.8volt targets

Reprogrammable buffer is compatible with multiple debugger types

Compatible with 'jtagkey', 'KT-link' programmer settings in OpenOCD, urJTAG, and more

ships with JTAGkey compatible buffer image pre-programmed

Should support Serial Wire Debug when available

Mini-CPLD development board: self programmable, extra CPLD pins to header

Open source (CC-BY-SA)

Bus Blaster Manual

Bus Blaster design overview

Bus Blaster forum

CPLD buffer logic overview

V4 uses a larger CPLD than previous versions. It can now support the SWV feature of Cortex microcontroller for advance debugging when software support is available

ŸSWV is little used and not currently supported in software, most users will be better off with Bus Blaster v3 available here

Fitted in a DP9056 (90x56 mm) standard PCB

Added series resistors to input and output pins to protect against damage and noise

Updates in v4:

Each unit is tested before it ships.

This open source hardware and software is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.