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Ben shows you how to build your own AVR development board and how to use it in your projects.
Today, Ben runs though how to build your own AVR development board and rants about Kickstarter.
Ben shows off the 3D printed elevator toy he made for Ghost Squad.
Ben explains the differences between ICSP and serial boot loaders as well as discusses how they work. Ben goes on to put that information into the context of this episode's project.Segment Keywords: ICSP, serial boot loader, Arduino, USB, RX, TX, flashing chips, microcontroller, AVR ISP MKII, ATTINY, pinouts
Ben shows the parts he's using then gets busy building the development board.
Ben shows how the AVR Dev board is wired and tests the connections.
Ben shows the code for the ATTINY and completes programming the chip to show it blinking an LED.
Ben shows to clone an Arduino using the AVR dev board.
Ben shows how to program the Arduino and shows the programming running to make an LED blink.Segment Keywords (Comma separated): FTDI chip, LED, ATMEGA328, headers, ICSP, PCB, crystal, soldering, pull-up resistor, rest line, ribbon cable, serial boot loader, Arduino, USB, RX, TX, flashing chips, microcontroller, AVR ISP MKII, ATTINY, pinouts
Ben rants and raves.
Ben answers a viewer question.
about 4 hours ago
@scott486 Yeah, mute of some kind. I will figure this out!
about 4 hours ago
@Prog98 Well yes. Trick is avoiding collisions between modes that can "break" each other.
about 6 hours ago
@russpitts It's such a cliche, every show uses that sound for bad, and cymbal crescendo for good / reveal.
about 7 hours ago
Anyone know what instrument makes the "negative" tone on reality TV shows? Some sort of horn, or synth?
about 14 hours ago
People love it when pinball modes stack. But the real programming challenge is keeping them from stacking unless you want them to.
about 19 hours ago
Wonder how many young people are going to think Arrested Development is a live action remake of Archer?