Tag Archives: USB

CuVoodoo gadget: USB-A to USB-C cable tester (v1)



The USB-A to USB-C (aka. USB-AC) cable tester identifies which features a USB-A to USB-C cable supports.

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Published: 2022-08-05 by King Kévin

CuVoodoo gadget: USB bug detector (v1)



The USB bug detector identifies USB type-A cables (or devices) with integrated circuits.

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Published: 2022-07-09 by King Kévin

CuVoodoo gadget: USB-C cable tester (v2)



The USB-C cable tester shows which features a USB-C to USB-C cable supports.

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Published: 2022-07-08 by King Kévin

CuVoodoo gadget: micro-USB cable tester (v2)



The micro-USB cable tester verifies if a USB 2.0 cable with micro-B plug can be used to transfer data, or just for charging.

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Published: 2022-07-07 by King Kévin

CuVoodoo #033 – power (X)OR knowledge



identifying micro-USB cables:
Have you ever plugged in a device using a micro-USB cable and wondered why you can't see it on your computer? We will see the different types of USB cables, and why this can happen. And to avoid using the wrong one, I build a gadget identifying micro-USB cables.

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Published: 2021-09-15 by King Kévin

CuVoodoo #028 – every electron counts



reversing USB meter protocols for long term low DC power logging:
To figure out the energy budget provided by a solar panel for a weather station, I needed a device capable of measuring low DC voltages and currents over a long period of time. For that I used the USB Power Meter (UPM) Web-U2, but I first had to reverse engineered the BLE and USB communication protocols it provided.

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Published: 2020-09-17 by King Kévin