Burning the Arduino Bootloader with an AVR STK500 Development Board

I recently discovered that we had an old AVR STK500 development board lying around at work and when I had some free time I decided to play with it and see if I could use it to burn the Arduino Bootloader onto some old ATmega168 chips we had lying around. I was somewhat overwhelmed by […]

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Burning the Arduino Bootloader with the AVR Dragon

The AVR Dragon is a little more of an expensive route to go if you’re looking to burn Arduino Bootloaders. They can ring in around $50 per unit, though they do come in a beautiful red box with a dragon painted on it. The USBTinyISP is about $10, for comparison, and will get the job […]

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Installing the Arduino IDE on Linux Mint

The Arduino Playground does a pretty good job of directing users on how to install Arduino on Debian based distributions but there were a couple of spots where I found it was lacking, and had to go out to do my own research. The main thing it lacked was instructions on how to set up […]

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