Using BitScope with RPi2!

BitScope works out of the box with Raspberry Pi 2 !

We've been asked what seems a thousand times this week "Does BitScope Micro work with Raspberry Pi 2?".

The answer is an unequivocal yes !

Thanks to our friends at element14 we managed to get our hands on the brand new Raspberry Pi within 24 hours of its release so we set about bootstrapping it to see if it works with BitScope Micro. The result is this screencast which Bruce posted today which shows just how easy it is to get started with this brand new Pi.

It's a brilliant upgrade to a fantastic little computer and bootstrapping it could not be easier. Bruce also shows how easy it is to get BitScope Micro connected and up and running using existing BitScope software (built for the older models) on the new Pi. The most impressive thing about it is that everything just works !

As we said in our previous post, we will test the performance of the new Pi and compare it with the earlier models as soon as we can but from what we've learned today, Eben's performance claims look like they're right on the money as far as BitScope is concerned. We'll run up the BitScope Display diagnostic tool and we'll rebuild our code for ARMv7 to see if we can extract even more performance from this little beast but for now, we're blown away with what James and the guys at Broadcom and Raspberry Pi have achieved in terms of performance and compatibility with this new Pi!

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