[C.CC USERS] Issue uploading firmware to the Arduino Diecimila

Sam Ducksworth sducksworth at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 16:26:48 BST 2010

FYI ... I upgraded my arduino boards to ATmega328 chips and everything
is working fine now. Thanks again for the help. --samd

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 4:38 AM, Omer Kilic <omer at concurrency.cc> wrote:
> On 27 August 2010 09:52, Adam Sampson <ats at offog.org> wrote:
>> Michael Pirrone-Brusse <pirronm at allegheny.edu> writes:
>>> The good news is a quick Google search shows a new 328 to run all of
>>> $6.00, and it's a pretty trivial thing to swap out the microcontroller
>>> on an Arduino.
>> Don't forget that you need to have the Arduino bootloader installed in
>> the ATmega328, though -- there are sketches to do this with your
>> existing Arduino at a pinch. Or you can buy a '328 with the bootloader
>> pre-installed for a few dollars more.
> And here are some links
> The bare chip, without the Arduino bootloader:
> (US) http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail&name=ATMEGA328P-PU-ND
> (UK) http://uk.farnell.com/atmel/atmega328p-pu/mcu-8bit-avr-32k-flash-28pdip/dp/1715487
> As Adam pointed out though, you can not use this as it is. You can
> burn the bootloader quite easily if you have access to an AVR
> programmer (such as JTAGICE, USBTinyISP, etc) or you can use another
> Arduino to do the job, more info on that:
> http://arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/ArduinoISP
> Alternatively, you can buy a chip with the bootloader pre-installed at:
> (US) http://www.adafruit.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=17&products_id=123&
> (UK) http://www.oomlout.co.uk/atmega328-chip-w-arduino-bootloader-p-230.html
> HTH,
> Omer.
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