Solarbotics Sumovore Atmel Brainboard V2.0

K SV-Atmel



$20.95 ea.

This Sumovore add-on brainboard replaces the standard discrete logic brain with a powerful, programmable microcontroller! (Requires host product)

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Not enough flexibility with your Sumovore's standard brain? Want to use free development tools? Here's your answer - the ATMega8L-based Brainboard lets you program in practically any language, and download the code via ISP header or a simple parallel-port cable!

This new version 2 Atmel Brainboard features: 

  • SP-12 and STK-500 programming headers
  • Programming indicator LED
  • 5 general indicator LEDs
  • I2C Bus
  • Regulated 5V and unregulated 6V power
  • Refined I/O usage
  • Small Brainboard footprint
  • Optional expansion bus (and breadboard)

Requires the Sumovore Kit or any product designed for Solarbotics add-on boards.

New:We recommend starting with the WinAVR GCC programming suite, and we provide sample code to get you started programming!

New:Thanks to Lady Ada, there is a new inexpensive way to use the Free AVR-Studio to program your Atmel Brainboard. Take a look at the USBtinyISP!

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