Overview & Comparison

NewAE currently offers 6 starter packs to make getting into side channel attacks easier. 1 of these (the ChipSHOUTER) fall under the ChipSHOUTER branch of products, while the remaining 5 fall under the ChipWhisperer branch of products.

The following table is a quick comparison between the different ChipWhisperer starter kits

Starter Kit Capture-Device Targets Single Board Cost (USD)
ChipWhisperer-Nano ChipWhisperer-Nano STM32F0 Yes $50
ChipWhisperer-Lite ChipWhisperer-Lite XMEGA or STM32F3 (CW303) or None Yes (1-part), No (2-part) $250-$325
SCAPACK-L1 Chipwhisperer-Lite CW308, CW308T-XMEGA, CW308T-STM32F3, CW308T-STM32F0 No $552
SCAPACK-L2 ChipWhisperer-Lite CW308, CW308T-XMEGA, CW308T-STM32F3, CW308T-STM32F0 No $912
ChipWhisperer-Pro ChipWhisperer-Pro CW308, CW308T-XMEGA, CW308T-STM32F3 No $3800

The starter kits also come with the following hardware/tools:

Starter Kit Additional Hardware
ChipWhisperer-Nano micro-usb cable
ChipWhisperer-Lite micro-usb cable, 20-pin connector and coax cables (2-part only)
SCAPACK-L1 micro-usb cable, CW308T Generic PCB, CW308T-STM32F blank PCB, 2x Lifter tool to remove targets, SMA Tee adapter, SMA Cables, SMA to BNC Cable
SCAPACK-L2 micro-usb cable, CW308T Generic PCB, CW308T-STM32F blank PCB, 2x Lifter tool to remove targets, SMA Tee adapter, SMA Cables, SMA to BNC Cable, H-Field Probe, Differential Probe, Probe power supply (DC-DC), 5V wall adapter for probe/CW308 power
ChipWhisperer-Pro USB A to B cable, CW506 advanced breakout (level shifter), H-Field Probe, Low Noise Amplifier, Differential Probe, Probe Power Supply (Isolated), 20MHz low-pass filter, SMA to BNC cable, SMA to SMA cable, CW308T Generic PCB, CW308T-STM32F Blank PCB, SMA adapters, 5V power supply

The ChipSHOUTER starter kit comes with the ChipSHOUTER, as well as 2 EMFI targets and a bunch of cabling/converters for attaching to different lab equipment.