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Old 08-26-2010, 03:33 PM   #3707 (permalink)
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I used PonyProg software and built a simple programmer for programming the chip. I think you need that programming hardware anyway if you haven't got a pre-programmed chip. Programming itself was easy using PonyProg. It was like "load file -> press go-button". I didn't know about fuses first but I was able to program the chip. Leds acted weird first, hehe. I set fuses afterwards and everything was ok then. I suppose one can set fuses before sending any code to chip. Setting fuses is easy too; ticking some selection boxes. You just have to know which fuses to set. I told Paul I'd take a screenshot of correct fuse settings after getting mine to work, but guess I forgot it, hehe. Setting wrong fuses might result your chip getting locked up.

There is only one file you need for programming, .hex -file.
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