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The Unbeatable Atmel STK500 EVB

Talking about the Atmel STK500 EVB, how many of you here ever get in touch with it before? For those that involved with it before, then it’s great for you, while for those that didn’t know what’s all about, you should spare a few minutes and read this on… Believe it or not, the Atmel STK500 EVB is by far one of the unbeatable starter kit development system. It equipped with these following great features: Eight switches; Eight LEDs; A variable; Software programmable AREF voltage; Variable power supply. Basically, the Atmel STK500 EVB board is already included with DIP sockets for all AVRs. The best part about it is the STK 500 EVB equipped with an ATMega168, which is very awesome indeed! Today, you’re going to learn how to configure the Atmel STK500 EVB as an Arduino-based development system board. As you see that the STK500 is requiring to be wired and the jumper must set as shown in the below figure: By the way, you should be aware that in case the PC doesn’t have a serial port but… Continue reading

The Atmel STK500 EVB – The Marvelous Component For Arduino Development Board!

The Atmel STK500 EVB is one of the most incredible starter kit development system features ISP and high voltage programming (HVP) for all AVR devices, which it can be either directly or through extension boards. Most of the time, the board is fitted with DIP sockets for all AVRs that available in DIP packages! Today, you’ll have the opportunity to see and learn how to configure an Atmel STK500 as an Arduino-based development system board. You must be wondered, “Why you have to use the STK500 instead of a real Arduino PCB?” Well, no one said you could not use it here, unless you already had it and the board carries eight switches, eight LEDs and a variable, software programmable AREF voltage as well as a variable power supply! When you’ve done with this project, you will have an STK500 running Arduino with the added advantage of pushbutton, LEDs on board, variable power supply and variable Analog Reference (AREF). Note: You must pay attention that the AREF short pin must be carefully inserted when the on-board voltage reference is to… Continue reading