"WiFi-Finder" OpenSource firmware

This is an OpenSource replacement firmware for the "WiFi-Finder" a.k.a. Wi-Fi Detector.

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The device is based on an Atmel Mega168 microcontroller and a ZyDAS (Atheros) ZD1211B wireless MAC chip. The In-System-Programming (ISP) data lines of the Mega168 are available at a standard 6-pin header on the microcontroller printed circuitry board.

wifiscanner currently is not maintained.
That means no new features will be added and bugs will not be fixed.

Note that recharging of the battery doesn't work correctly with this firmware, yet. To recharge the original firmware has to be flashed back.

The OpenSource replacement firmware has all of the features the proprietary firmware also has got. Though, if you notice that something is missing or not working properly, send me a short e-mail. And no, eyecandy is not a feature. We want to display as much information as possible on the tiny LCD. We don't want to waste space with graphics.

In addition to the original device features, the OpenSource firmware adds a few more:

The development source code of wifiscanner can be downloaded using the Git version control system as follows:

git clone https://git.bues.ch/git/wifiscanner.git

To browse the Git repository online, go to the repository web interface.
Or download the compressed snapshot.
If you want to contribute to wifiscanner, please read the contribution guidelines first.

Latest version of the hardware specifications is available in the GIT repository and release tarballs or from GIT-web

Copyright (C) Michael Büsch
Licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 . See the sourcecode for details.

Updated: Tuesday 19 May 2020 19:26 (UTC)
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