As I wrote yesterday I bougth the Bus Pirate from Seeedstudio and a nice case. Another team member found this nice tool. It can be used to prototype and test electronic deviecs with buses such as UART, SPI or I2C. As I saw the ability to work as an AVR programmer and even a JTAG adapter I was persuaded of it as well. It looks like a perfect devleoper device for the NG UAVP.
With delivery I paid about 55$ for both parts. The case from US arrived way faster then the Pirate itself from China, but finally both made their way to Switzerland! I needed to alter the case with a nail file a little bit to make sure the USB connector has enought space. Built into its case it looks very nice!
The firmware on the delivered device was not that up to date:
HiZ>I Bus Pirate v3 (Seeed Studio) http://dangerousprototypes.com Firmware v2.4-Seeed DEVID:0x0447 REVID:0x3043 (B5)