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Bus Pirate 5 is here!

Published: January 22, 2024 14:09

Bus Pirate 5 is the latest version of the multi-tool hackers trust since 2018. RP2040-based, color LCD, 1-5volt power supply and IO buffers, and more! Firmware, hardware and a fresh new forum are hosted at, which I rescued from spammers a few…

Merry Christmas!

Published: December 25, 2023 06:53

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. May you find many PCBs and other electronics wizardry under your tree or pole. Remember, support is available on Christmas. Just give us a shout in the forum.

App note: The difference between current sense resistors and hall effect sensors for motor control

Published: November 26, 2023 17:00

App note from Bourns’ comparing current shunt resistors and hall effect current sensing pros and cons. Link here (PDF) Current sensing is an essential design function that is necessary in a broad range of applications. For example, current sensing is…

App note: How Silicon Carbide power schottky diode properties provide enhanced application capabilities

Published: November 5, 2023 17:00

Great read from Bourns’ white paper about the new SiC Schottky diode which revolutionize power handling capability and other benefits compared to Silicon diodes. Link here (PDF) For diode applications, the ideal component would be one with no voltage drop…

App note: Nexperia load switch ICs

Published: October 22, 2023 14:07

Nexperia’s app note on their load switches, combining multiple load switch functions in to one chip. Link here (PDF) Nexperia load switch ICs are highly integrated Power Management Integrated Circuits (PMICs) designed to efficiently control power rails…