Project:Nanode/Programming cables

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Sources for the 'FTDI' cable used to program Nanode V5 (note that NanodeRF doesn't need this cable).

Solutions using the FTDI FT232 chip :

The real thing from FTDI

An ebay source (seller usbttl) of a cheaper FTDI cable we've found reliable (get the 5V version).

Using another arduino instead of a special cable.(direct ref)

Solutions using another USB to serial converter :

Ken's new programming board, available from December 2011

Hacking a cheap mobile phone programming cable (direct ref)

Hacking a cheap generic USB serial cable