It's been almost three years since I released Ollie, and it's been out of stock for a long time. Many of you have been asking me if I will make more. Read the full update.
Ollie now can be converted to a PCAN-USB adapter, and can be used with popular software such as PCAN-View and BUSMASTER. To flash the new firmware, you need to follow the instructions on GitHub. Read the full update.
I’m happy to report that all orders have been fulfilled. I will continue to provide product support, so if you have any questions please feel free to contact me using the Crowd Supply project page or open a GitHub issue. To demonstrate the importance of isolation, I ran an experiment with Ollie and a USB Killer. Check out that video in this update. Read the full update.
Good news! Ollie products are on their way to Crowd Supply's warehouse for final distribution. Please take this time to check your delivery address. Read the full update.
This update is somewhat overdue, but I’m happy to report that manufacturing is underway. Components sourcing proved to be very challenging and lead times were more than anticipated. Read the full update.
Just a reminder that the campaign will end in about 2 days, this is the last chance to grab one at this price! Post campaign target price was $66 USD, but due to recent component shortages and surge pricing, the retail price will more likely be around $70 USD. Read the full update.
Ollie is designed to be a flexible tool; one really cool feature is running a dual CAN firmware so the user can run the desired firmware without having to reflash the device every time. The schematic files are now available on Github. Read the full update.
The DB9 connector did not get much attention, although it’s a very useful tool! So now I’ve decided to make it even more useful by adding support for OBD-II Cable. Read the full update.
I would like to thank everyone who backed this project and made it possible! We are well beyond our goal, I’ve started preparing for the first production run. Ollie comes with a basic enclosure, but I'm sharing the design in case you're interested in designing a custom one. Read the full update.
The Ollie campaign is now live! Ollie is an isolated, multifunction interface module a USB-to-isolated-UARTx2/CAN/USB/RS485/RS232 converter. It combines a wide range of functionalities into one neat and affordable device. Read the full update.