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Feurig designed an Arduino USB programmer around the At90USB162 chip –

There were a few lessons that I learned at the Arduino Cult induction workshop that I put together this month. One of which was that I needed to simplify my programmer design on the cable end and not wait until I had a full blown product. Revisiting the original I first revised the ftdi boards to use a pinout compatible with the programming end of the rbba[really-barebones-arduino -ed.]. Then I went back to the AT90USB162 based programmer modified the schematic to reduce the parts count.

Nice work – If you’ve ever tried to use those open pads on the end of the standard USB Mini (TX isn’t connected), you’ll appreciate a programmer redesign – Benito#7 The next big thing.

Benito7 Arduino Programmer bottom on Flickr

In the Maker Shed:
Miniusb Crop
Arduino Mini USB Adapter, fully assembled

Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!