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10 PCS, 10cm x 10cm, 2 layers prototype for $38.80 shipped!


TIAO GBoard/GIMX USB Adapter

Looking for a DIY adapter to use your keyboard on your game console? We have just created an USB adapter for you. The adapter supports [GIMX], a free software allows you to connect your keyboard and mouse to your game console.

The adapter is in stock now:


The manual is here: Development Board Tutorials

TIAO Smart Sprinkler Controller Pi Ver 2

We have the TIAO Smart Sprinkler Pi Ver 2 in stock now!

The new board supports the following Pi versions:

  • Raspberry Pi 1 Model B
  • Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+
  • Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
  • Raspberry Pi Zero


--Admin 10:32, 27 April 2016 (EST)

TIAO Smart Sprinkler Controller v2.2

We will stock TIAO Smart Sprinkler Controller (16 stations) in less than a week.


  • 16 stations (or 15 stations with 1 master station)
  • On board Ethernet port
  • Web based interface
  • Support rain sensor
  • USB update
  • and more!


--Admin 15:39, 28 Aug 2015 (EST)

TIAO Smart Sprinkler Controller

Stay tuned, we are working on our ATMEL micro controller based sprinkler controller.


  • 16 stations (or 15 stations with 1 master station)
  • On board Ethernet port
  • Web based interface
  • Support rain sensor
  • and more!


--Admin 07:00, 17 Apr 2015 (EST)

TUMPA new version in stock

Starting from today, we will be shipping out the next version of our popular TUMPA.

The new version added SWD support!


--Admin 07:00, 17 Apr 2015 (EST)

TIAO Smart Sprinkler Pi is ON SALE!

Our TIAO Smart Sprinkler Pi is ON SALE! For only $45.99 you will get a 16 station sprinkler controller!


--Admin 11:41, 9 Apr 2015 (EST)

TIAO Smart Sprinkler Pi Coming Soon

Ever wanted to control your sprinkler system using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Now your dream becomes true.


  • Input voltage: 22∼28V / 1A AC.
  • Maximum output current per zone / station: 800mA continuous (24VAC)
  • Maximum current supply to Raspberry Pi: 500 mA.
  • Supports 16 zones without extension board (or 1 master valve + 15 zones)
  • Supports rain sensor
  • One-push reset
  • Status LEDs
  • Use browser or Android / iOS app to setup the schedule
  • On board relay
  • I2C header
  • Open source software


--Admin 18:41, 9 Jun 2014 (EST)

IOIO-OTG In Stock!

This is the latest version of IOIO. The IOIO-OTG featurs:

  • USB-OTG dual-role (host, device).
  • Input voltage: 5V-15V, from external source or through USB (when connected to a computer).
  • Output voltage: 5V, up to 3A (!), 3.3V, up to 500mA.
  • 46 I/O pins (digital I/O), built-in pull-ups / pull-downs / open-drain on all pins.
  • 16 Analog inputs.
  • 9 PWM (for driving servos, DC motors, dimming LEDs, etc).
  • 4 UART.
  • 3 TWI (I2C, SMBUS).
  • 3 SPI.
  • 6 Pulse Input (precise pulse-width / frequency measurement).
  • USB current limiting when acting as USB host (useful in Android mode).
  • Switch for forcing host mode (for using non-standard USB cables, which are more common than the standard ones...)
  • On-board LED under user control.
  • We will send you a mini USB bluetooth dongle for FREE

It is in stock now! Order now

As always, FREE SHIPPING to USA (USPS first class) and CANADA (Canada Post)!



--Admin 17:41, 01 Sep 2013 (EST)

Black Flash USB+ in stock now!

The Black Flash USB+ is an all in one solution for cable modem DIYers. It's pin to pin compatible with FlashcatUSB.

It features:

  • USB JTAG/SPI flasher (pin to pin compatible with FlashcatUSB)
  • USB to Serial/COM (TTL) converter
  • Two (2) port USB 2.0 hub

It is in stock now! Order now

Manual will be published in JTAG Tutorials section soon!



--Admin 18:00, 30 Aug 2013 (EST)

Black Flash USB+ in the works!

The Black Flash USB+ is an all in one solution for cable modem DIYers. It's pin to pin compatible with FlashcatUSB.

It features:

  • USB JTAG/SPI flasher (pin to pin compatible with FlashcatUSB)
  • USB to Serial/COM (TTL) converter
  • Two (2) port USB 2.0 hub

We will have them in stock very very soon!

Manual will be published in JTAG Tutorials section soon!



--Admin 21:22, 29 Aug 2013 (EST)

TUMPA-Lite in in production

TUMPA-Lite is in production now. We have finished the prototype testing!

So what is TUMPA-Lite?

TUMPA-Lite is a trimmed down version of our popular TUMPA adapter. It has minimal required bells and whistles for you to get your job done.

Here are the differences between TUMPA and TUMPA Lite:

  1. TUMPA-Lite has one channel, TUMPA has two.
  2. TUMPA-Lite has no on-chip buffer, which means if buffer is critical for your application, then TUMPA-Lite is not for you, you need TUMPA.
  3. TUMPA-Lite only supports target voltage +3.3v, but it is +5v tolerant. If you need to support lower voltage, then use TUMPA, which supports +1.8V to +5.0V.



XBOX 360 DVD Power Adapter with USB Power option, Flash Unlock Probe and PMT Probe

We have upgraded our xbox 360 DVD adapter V3 to latest version V4 - the new version comes with additional features:

  • USB power option, if you don't need to eject tray during flash, you can power it by USB, therefore Molex power is not required for these DVD drives
  • Integrated flash unlock tool. No need to buy separate tool
  • Integrated PMT probe

Check it out here: XBOX 360 DVD Power Adapter Version 4 with Integrated PMT, Unlock Tool and USB Power

Manual: TIAO XBOX 360 DVD Adapter V4 (USB and Molex Dual Power, Integrated PMT and Flash Unlock Tool) Manual



We are offering prototype PCB fabrication


10 PCS Single/double layer prototype PCB for as low as $49.99 DHL/UPS/Fedex shipped worldwide!

Check it out here

--Admin 17:25, Feb 3, 2012 (UTC)

TIAO Universal JTAG Adapter V2

This is the V2 of our universal universal jtag adapter.

The following features are added in our new adapter:

  • RST line transistor.
  • Jumper to easy convert between Xilinx JTAG adapter and Wiggler JTAG adapter




Will be release soon!

--Admin 17:25, Jan 31, 2012 (UTC)

TIAO CoolRunner II Reset Glitch Hack (RGH) Kit

We will be releasing the RGH kit for phat and slim very soon... the following is a 3D view of the board.

Ver 1:


Ver 2:


Stay tuned!

--Admin 17:25, Sept 14, 2011 (UTC)


The SPI unlocker is in stock now!


--Admin 11:25, Aug 17, 2011 (UTC)

TIAO SPI Unlocker

Just a quick update about the unlocking tool for slim 360 DVD drive (Enable write mode on Liteon DG-16D4S (MXIC) DVD Drives, 9504, 0272, 0225 & 0401). We are working on it and it will be in stock in about 10 days!

Stay tuned!

--Admin 10:25, Aug 07, 2011 (UTC)

TIAO USB Multi-Protocol Adapter is IN STOCK

We have received the first shipment of the adapter from our factory, it will be up for sale very very soon! We have also finished tutorials on how to install TIAO USB Multi Protocol Adapter drivers on Windows XP, Vista and 7. Check it out here: JTAG Tutorials

This is the product:


--Admin 17:05, Aug 05, 2011 (UTC)

We are now offering Apple iPad 2 accessories

iPad 2 is so hot now, why not buy a case or screen protector to protect your cool gadget?

All our products are premium quality. We are now offering smart case enhancer (to use with Apple smart cover), anti-glare matte finish screen protector and leather case.

For more information, please visit:

iPad 2 accessories at Diygadget




--Admin 21:00, April 29, 2011 (UTC)

TIAO Multi-Protocol Adapter

This is the latest version of our upcoming Multi-Protocol adapter. It supports JTAG, SPI and I2C.

Support target board from 1.8v to 5.0v.

TIAO Muti-Protocol Adapter

Jumper configuration:

VT-SEL: Config whether the buffer chip is powered by target board or internal 3.3v voltage. Jumper on 1-2, power the buffer chip with internal 3.3v power. Jumper on 2-3: power the buffer by target board.

Buffer_en: Jumper on 1-2: Enable/disable buffer chip by ACBUS3. Jumper on 2-3: Buffer is always enabled.

Auto_pwrdown: Jumper on 1-2: On board RS232 voltage translator is always on. Jumper on 2-3: On board RS232 translator is enabled by PWREN pin of JTAG Chip.

Select: Jumpers connect RS232-OUT and middle row: Channel B as serial port output (RS232 LEVEL). Jumpers connect middle row and TTL-OUT: Channel B as serial port (TTL level) or SPI interface (SPI2)

Header Pin-out:

TIAO Multi-Protocol Adapter Diagram

--Admin 17:42, April 20, 2011 (UTC)

TIAO Pogo Mo Thoin (PMT) Probe for All Liteon

The previous probe requires you to cut the pcb in order to obtain the key, especially 8 and 9 series dvd drive.

Thanks to POGO MO THOIN probe, the latest addition to the probe family, with this tool, you no longer require to cut or solder on your PCB, which makes everyone can do this at home!



Pogo Mo Thoin Tutorial

--Admin 17:41, April 20, 2011 (UTC)

FT2232H Based High Speed JTAG

This is the revision D of our FT2232H based high speed JTAG board, the software is currently being developed by tjtag author Tornado.


--Admin 21:42, 19 Dec 2010 (UTC)

AVR ATMEGA32U4 and Micro SD development boards are IN STOCK!

We have stocked the ATMEGA32U4 and Micro-SD development board!

ATMEGA32U4 development board for rapid AVR Micro SD adapter development.

This AVR development is powered by an ATMEGA32U4 that is pre-programmed with the AVR's DFU bootloader which allows code to be programmed inside the chip without any external programmer, just download the FLIP software from Atmel's web site and load your HEX code via your computer's USB port.

The board is shipped without firmware, thus you can directly plug this to your computer and load your HEX code using FLIP software. If you need to re-program the chip, all you need to do is to press the RST button and release it to enter bootloader mode.

This board also has a built in Micro SD adapter, which is connected to ATMEGA32U4's SPI interface, thus you can write your own program to read the content of your micro SD.


--Admin 21:42, 07 Dec 2010 (UTC)


updated Dec 07/2010

Do you want to pay $100 for ONE code read at your dealership? Say NO to that, for half of that price, you can own your own code scanner and read / erase code thousand time!

Wireless or USB Interface, Read & Clear Generic and Manufacture Specific Codes, Monitor Status, and Retrieve VIN Data! CANBUS Support!


--Admin 21:40, 07 Dec 2010 (UTC)

FTDI based USB JTAG is coming soon

We will be stocking FTDI based USB JTAG for your wirless router, stay tuned!

Liteon Switch Tutorial is Published

Please check out the tutorial here:

How to install Liteon Switch for Your XBOX 360 Liteon DVD

Liteon Switch (Patch) is in stock now!

We have just stocked TIAO Liteon Switch 2.0. You only need to solder 5 points. Tutorial will be published soon.


Liteon Switch (Patch)

We are also working on a Liteon Patch (LT Switch), which allows you to solder it on your liteon dvd drive, so no need to rejoin the trace and no need to hold the pogo pins to get the key.

The adapter will be available soon.

TIAO XBOX 360 USB SPI Solderless Adapter

We know you you like our 360 USB NAND reader. We are now stocking a solderless adapter for our NAND reader/write, with this adapter, you no longer need to solder 7 wires to your xbox 360! (you still need to solder diodes).

The adapter will be available in 1 week.


TIAO XBOX 360 USB SPI Interface is Available

360 USB SPI interface is in stock now! Tutorial is also published:

How to JTAG XBOX 360 Using TIAO USB SPI Interface


Arduino Hardware Available Soon

We are proud to announce that we will be offering Arduino hardware.

Arduino Hardware

For more information on Arduino, please check it out [1]

Solderless method to extract the liteon 83850 V2 and 93450 key published

We have developed a kit which allows you to extract the key for your 83850 V2 and 93450 without soldering, this is the picture of the kit:

For tutorials, please check it here:

XBOX 360 Liteon 83850-V2 / 93450 Solderless Key Dumping

TIAO Affiliate Program Is Open

We are very glad to announce that our affiliate program is open to public!

If you own a website or blog, why not earn some extra cash? Just add our banner/link to your site, that's it!

Your send us customers, we send you money!

For every purchase you drive to us, we will pay your 10% commission! For a limited time, you will receive $10 sign up bonus!

Join us affiliate program is complete free!

TIAO Affiliate Program Tutorial

Click here to join our affiliate program and receive $10 sign up bonus instantly!

Universal JTAG is now in stock!

We have received the first shipment of our latest JTAG adapter: Universal JTAG. This version works with wireless routers, cable modems, FTA/SAT receivers and XBOX 360s!. This is a real universal JTAG for all your devices.

New universal jtag works for Router, Modem, FTA/SAT and XBOX 360!

It also comes with male to male flexible cables!

See here for the package details: Universal JTAG at

You can find the user manual here Universal JTAG User Manual (Parallel)

--Admin 14:45, 29 NOV 2009 (UTC)

All in one JTAG update on Nov 5/2009

We have redesigned the all in one JTAG board, it is now universal JTAG board, works for XBOX 360 too!

We have sent the files to the PCB manufacture, we expect to receive the prototype in 2 weeks! Stay tuned!

Universal JTAG board

--Admin 14:38, 24 Oct 2009 (UTC)

All in one JTAG is coming soon

We have received the prototype board of the new All in One JTAG adapter. This version will work with Router, Modem and FTA/SAT receivers. This is a real all on one JTAG for all your devices. We hope to release asap.

New all in one jtag works for Router, Modem, FTA and SAT.

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http://www.EASYmG.COM has finally opened the door! Our latest products will exclusively available on for a month. This includes the HDD Shell for XBOX 360, new version of the DVD power adapter and USB version of the key extractor... they also have a 20% off coupon (order $10 or more),, valid until end of May. BTW, free shipping to USA and Canada too!

Check out their great selection today at!

Mod Your XBOX 360 DVD From Your Laptop

We know you are desperately trying to find a VT6421a powered Cardbus without much success. We're pleased to announce that we have developed a VIA VT6421a powered Cardbus PCMCIA to SATA card for your XBOX 360 projects.


It's exclusively available at for a price of $26.99 shipped to your door.

--Admin 14:03, 09 July 2009 (UTC)

XBOX 360 Liteon Lite-on USB Key Extractor

We are so excited to announce the next version of TIAO's USB version of the key extractor. Since the release of our serial version of the key extractor, we have received many inquiries about the USB version. Now we are so proud to announce that the USB Key Extractor is in stock! You don't need a serial port anymore. You can extract your Liteon key as easy as 123!


The are in stock now at

We have just created a tutorial for the USB key extractor, please check it out: Xbox 360 Lite On DVD Key Dumping - TIAO's USB Key Extractor

--Admin 14:38, 06 May 2009 (UTC)

XBOX 360 SATA HDD Connector Update

We now have the HDD Connector in stock now. TIAO's HDD connector is not a simply cable or adapter, it is a fully functional HDD shell identical to the original ones from MS. See the attached picture. The retail price will be around USD $30. Adding the price of a WD1200BEVS, total will be under USD $100, compare to MS' price, you cannot ask more! Please check this page daily for stock update.


--Admin 20:38, 30 April 2009 (UTC)

XBOX 360 DVD Power Adapter V3

You asked, we listened. The new version of the power adapter features a power on/off button. They are in stock now! Please check this page daily for stock update.


--Admin 20:28, 30 April 2009 (UTC)

XBOX 360 SATA HDD Connector

Do you own a XBOX 360 Arcade? If you do, you may soon realize that you cannot play many games because of the limited space on your arcade. Without a hard drive, you cannot play HALO 3 or GEARS OF WAR. Without the hard drive, you cannot save demos, game trailers, movies, stream music, view pictures... you are missing a lot fun!

Unfortunately, a 120G HDD for xbox 360 will cost your $150! No kidding! A 120G notebook HDD only cost $45! What an expensive HDD!

Why don't we make a SATA to HDD connector for your arcade? Which allows you to connect a SATA notebook sata HDD to your arcade?

We are now in the process of designing the connector... a prototype will be made soon!

Stay tuned!

We have also started a thread at [xbox-scene]

--Admin 17:41, 1 March 2009 (UTC)

USBtiny ISP AVR Programmer

USBtiny is a software implementation of the USB low-speed protocol for the Atmel ATtiny/ATmega microcontrollers. [More info]

SP12 is a low cost AVR programmer. However it requires a parallel port. If your machine doesn't have a parallel port, then you cannot use SP12.

The USBtiny ISP AVR programmer is a very low cost AVR programmer works great with AVRDude, which is compatible with AVRStudio.

The firmware is open-source and released under GPL.

We are designing the PCB now. A prototype will be made soon!

--Admin 12:41, 1 March 2009 (EST)

10 PCS, 10cm x 10cm, 2 layers prototype for $38.80 shipped!