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Offline rea5245

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Cheap handheld serial analyzer?
« on: March 02, 2013, 12:55:36 pm »
There are lots of times I'm working on a project and I need to watch UART, SPI, or I2C traffic (or maybe even generate it). Instead of plugging a USB device into my PC and running software, I'd love to have a handheld device with an LCD and test leads that can do the job. It seems that a cheap, hobby-grade device would be easy to make, and yet I can't find such a thing for sale.

Is anyone aware of a device like this?

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   Bob


 

Offline amyk

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Re: Cheap handheld serial analyzer?
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2013, 06:25:23 pm »
There's probably a way to use an Arduino to do this...
 

Offline Bored@Work

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Re: Cheap handheld serial analyzer?
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2013, 07:33:23 pm »
There's probably a way to use an Arduino to do this...

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Offline kripton2035

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Re: Cheap handheld serial analyzer?
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2013, 08:19:08 pm »
yes a nice tactile user interface on top of a bus pirate would do it... who starts it ?

Offline Marco

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Re: Cheap handheld serial analyzer?
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2013, 10:24:25 pm »
What's needed is a port of LogicSniffer to android.
 

Offline mrflibble

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Re: Cheap handheld serial analyzer?
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2013, 11:59:27 pm »
There's probably a way to use an Arduino to do this...

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I could hear the *GROAN* from here. XD

Other than that, use this and then port this to android.

yes a nice tactile user interface on top of a bus pirate would do it... who starts it ?
Well you of course. Who else? I already have it working nicely on a laptop on the bench, so no real motivation to port ols to android. Opensauce tradition dictates that if you want something bad enough, you just implement it yourself. :P
 


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