Bus Pirate v3.6 universal serial interface

Bus Pirate v3.6 universal serial interface

SKU 102990038
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Bus Pirate v3 is a universal bus interface that talks to electronics from a PC serial terminal. Get to know a chip without writing code. Eliminates a ton of early prototyping effort with new or unknown chips. A laser cut acrylic case for Bus Pirate v3.6 is also available.

This board provides 1-Wire, I2C, SPI, JTAG, asynchronous serial (UART), MIDI, PC keyboard, HD44780 LCDs, and generic 2- and 3-wire libraries for custom protocols.


  • USB interface, USB powered

  • 5-volt tolerant pins-0-6volt measurement probe

  • 1Hz-40MHz frequency measurement

  • 1kHz-4MHz pulse-width modulator, frequency generator

  • On-board multi-voltage pull-up resistors

  • On-board 3.3volt and 5volt power supply with software reset

  • Macros for common operations

  • Bus traffic sniffers (SPI, I2C)

  • Transparent USB to serial bridge mode

  • 10Hz-1MHz low-speed logic analyzer

  • Custom support in AVRDUDE,Flashrom,OpenOCD

  • AVR STK500 v2 programmer clone

  • Scriptable from Perl, Python, etc.

  • A bootloader for easy USB firmware updates

  • UsesDP6037 standard PCB layout

  • Open source (CC 0/Public Domain)


If you encounter any problems when using this product, here is the Dangerous Prototype forumfrom which you can get the technical support.

Technical Details

WeightG.W 12g    

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Excellent interface!
Managed to try out one of my prototype board within five minutes! Love this thing.
Nov 25,2016 by
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Great Tools - used it for UART Debugging
As beginner in electronics i would appreciate a better 101 or documentation, as there exist differnt firmwares and a community firmware ... finally I did a trail and error approach.
Nov 08,2016 by
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