jeu. 10 mars 2016

Updating the Prologix USB-GPIB firmware on Linux

Prologix sell several low cost GPIB controllers. I have one their old deprecated dongle "GPIB-USB Controller 4.2" and had fun with it with my pygpibtoolkit project.

It's a very simple dongle consisting in an Atmel ATMega164P microcontroller and a FTDI FT245FL chip for the USB<->RS232 convertion.

The Prologix GPIB-USB controller.

Unfortunately, it's …