Using USBASP Programmer From Arduino IDE

February 4, 2010 at 3:07 am | Posted in Arduino, Microcontrollers | Leave a comment
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If you are using usbasp based AVR USB programmer you will dejected  to find that Arduino’s default IDE settings do not have an option provided for using USBASP when loading the bootloader on your Arduino board.

To include your USBASP based AVR USB Programmer as an option in Arduino IDE just coppy the following instruction to programmers.txt file in \hardware\arduino folder in Arduino IDE’s installation folder.


Now you’ll be able to use use your usbasp based AVR USB Programmer as shown  the following screenshot, without a problem.



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