Arduino Shield Makes 8-Pin Chip Programming a Snap

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Arduino Shield Makes 8-Pin Chip Programming a Snap

I was delighted to see the positive reaction to my latest video, Shrinkify Your Arduino Projects, which is based on a tutorial by MIT Media Lab’s High-Low Tech Group. Their tutorial walks you through the process of not only using the Arduino as a programmer for 8-pin ATtiny chips, but also how to use Arduino code and the Arduino IDE to program them. In order to make this process easier, Randy Sarafan created an Arduino shield for programming these diminutive chips. Head over to his Instructable to get the board and learn to build your own!


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6 thoughts on “Arduino Shield Makes 8-Pin Chip Programming a Snap

  1. Sofia Lenard says:

    Now all they need to do is get one that’ll do up to a 64 pin chip & we’d be set.

  2. Ofis Mobilyaları says:

    perfectly integrated.

  3. Given Nyauyanga says:

    really nice!

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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