Tag Archives: USB

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.

documentation source files get gadget watch on other devices (youtube)

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.

documentation source files watch on other devices (youtube)

Published: 2020-09-17 by King Kévin