USB Type-C/PD Controller IC Enables 3A Current Delivery
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USB Type-C/PD Controller IC Enables 3A Current Delivery

13th November 2018 - FTDI Chip has introduced the USB power delivery technology necessary to go beyond the powering of consumer electronics products and support the elevated current levels required by larger items of electronic equipment. The FT4233H is an advanced bridge IC with USB...

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Tiny USB to UART Converter using CH330
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Tiny USB to UART Converter using CH330

This is a 10x10mm USB-Uart converter with 2Mbps interface speed based on the cheap CN330. Source files available on GitHub. CH330(N) works with CH340/CH341 driver as pointed out by Icenowy Zheng who made a small USB to TTL debug board based on the chip to practice PCB drawing with...

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The USB-C Explorer helps to get started with USB-C
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The USB-C Explorer helps to get started with USB-C

Jason has designed a development board for USB-C and Power Delivery, that is available on GitHub. The board is also on sale at Tindie for $79 + shipping. The USB-C Explorer is a development board with everything needed to start working with USB Type-C. It contains a USB-C port...

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CH3330N – Small and Cheap USB-Serial Converter IC Needs No Crystal
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CH3330N – Small and Cheap USB-Serial Converter IC Needs No Crystal

Recently the hobbyist market has seen the appearance of the Air602 low-cost ARM WiFi module. This module might be a potential competitor of ESP8266, another low-cost powerful WiFi module, that took the electronics hobbyists by storm long ago and is still extremely popular. But what's...

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USBNinja – BadUSB embedded into a USB cable
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USBNinja – BadUSB embedded into a USB cable

USBNinja is an information security and penetration testing tool that looks and functions just like a regular USB cable (both power and data) until a wireless remote control triggers it to deliver your choice of attack payload to the host machine. In essence, USBNinja is the next step...

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Solo: the first open source FIDO2 security key. USB & NFC
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Solo: the first open source FIDO2 security key. USB & NFC

Two security keys for logging in safely online. Protect yourself from phishing and other attacks across Google, Facebook, and more. We’re incredibly excited to announce Solo, the world's first open source security key that supports the newest FIDO2 standard for secure login! Secure...

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CCPROG PAT – USB-C Power Adapter Programmer and Tester
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CCPROG PAT – USB-C Power Adapter Programmer and Tester

The PAT is designed for Validation, Test, and Debug of USB Type-C (Power Delivery capable) power adapters. Simple and user friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) packaged with this tool enables an easy demonstration of the power adapter capabilities (PDOs). The project is coming...

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muArt – A Simple Serial Adapter Like No Other
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muArt – A Simple Serial Adapter Like No Other

UART has become a popular term with microcontroller applications, with the rise of the Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and other open hardware electronics. UART has become a standard for microcontrollers to communicate with each other and exchange data. A UART can be used not just for data...

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