Saleae Logic Analyser Clone with Ubuntu Linux

The Saleae Logic is an 8 channel 24MHz logic analyser.  Soon after its launch people in China opened them up to find that they are pretty simple inside and, as sure as night follows day, little workshops in Shenzen started producing clones impossibly cheaply and to be sold through eBay, AliExpress, etc.  Continue reading “Saleae Logic Analyser Clone with Ubuntu Linux”

Serial Protocol Debugging With Ubuntu & Bus Pirate v4

Back in the day, developing serial protocols was a cat-and-mouse game of write some code for host processor, tweak your serial peripheral and repeat, adding some logic analyser sauce as necessary.  These days logic analysers and even DSOs will decode a wide variety of serial protocols for one- or more-wire hardware architectures.  Still, fast logic analysers and fancy protocol-savvy scopes are pricey.

Enter the Bus Pirate. Continue reading “Serial Protocol Debugging With Ubuntu & Bus Pirate v4”