Soldering Basics

Soldering Basics

First, we will solder a through-hole component kit. Here are the ground rules for soldering: Rule 1: Irons get hot. Don’t poke your lab partner in the eye with it. Rule 2: You need to wet your sponge. This may seem counter-intuitive, just do it. I hate seeing people ruin irons …

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How to Get Code Onto a Microcontroller?

How to Get Code Onto a Microcontroller?

I’m assuming you’ve got your 5V supply tested and working. Next, we need to insert the ATmega into the breadboard and connect up power and ground. ATmega8 (works the same with ATmega168, and 328) straddling the middle row of the breadboard You will need to slightly bend in the legs …

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