Meet the New USB Type-C based, PIC32 Development Board from Lophtware
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Meet the New USB Type-C based, PIC32 Development Board from Lophtware

The USB Type-C / PIC32 development board from Lophtware is a low-cost Microchip PIC32-based development board, compatible with HID (Human Interface Device) endpoint standard. It is a USB 2.0 Type-C / PIC32 breakout board that offers full-speed USB 2.0 development for breadboarding and...

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Power USB devices from a vehicle
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Power USB devices from a vehicle

Automotive accessories such as PNDs (portable navigation devices) usually receive their power or charge using a simple adapter that a user plugs into a cigarette lighter. Sometimes, however, you may want to power or charge two devices at once. The circuit in Figure 1 can handle that...

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Meet Binho Nova – the Multi-Protocol USB Host Adapter
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Meet Binho Nova – the Multi-Protocol USB Host Adapter

While it has become a norm for embedded firmware developers, tinkerers, and DIY electronics hobbyists to have multiple adapters for different communication protocols, the challenges associated with moving around with all the adapters can be quite the drag. The new Binho Nova Adapter is...

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Dual USB Host/Hub Output with Constant Current Limit/Protection
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Dual USB Host/Hub Output with Constant Current Limit/Protection

This project has 2 outputs that enable us to power up 2 USB devices simultaneously from an input supply of 12-30V DC. The idea of this project is to have safe power for USB powered devices. The circuit is designed to simplify USB port power delivery based on self-powering 2 port USB...

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The super tiny USB Rubber Ducky
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The super tiny USB Rubber Ducky

We've seen several Security-based hardware projects from Koko (@justcallmekoko) in the past, including the Masterkey keylogger which we explored a few days back. Looking through his projects on GitHub today, I stumbled on another security-based project called the Tinyduck. A cheap...

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Masterkey – USB WiFi Keylogger
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Masterkey – USB WiFi Keylogger

A Keylogger, a short form for keystroke logger, is a type of monitoring or digital surveillance tool (software or hardware) that is primarily used to record (log) keyboard keystrokes made by the user of the host computer. They are more advanced in recent times and are sometimes also...

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USB-C Power Tester based on ATtiny45/85
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USB-C Power Tester based on ATtiny45/85

USB power testers provide users with the opportunity of examining how much power a device plugged into a USB port is drawing from the port. While this is mostly used by designers who are building USB-powered devices and are trying to evaluate how much power it consumes, it is sometimes...

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Raspberry Pi 4 Beta Firmware Brings True USB Boot for High-Speed Storage – no SD Card needed
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Raspberry Pi 4 Beta Firmware Brings True USB Boot for High-Speed Storage – no SD Card needed

One important feature of the Pi 3 flavor of the Raspberry Pi is the ability of the Pi to boot from a network server or a USB Mass storage device, rather than the, pretty much standard way of booting from an SD Card. However, while the Pi 4 featured several upgrades both physically and...

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