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-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-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.