USBtinyISP High voltage serial programmer
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USBtinyISP High voltage serial programmer

by RUPARADOX on Thu Aug 23, 2007 4:10 am

It's possible make High voltage serial programmer based on USBtinyISP programmer?
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by adafruit on Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:34 am

not really, there are no high voltage points in the circuit. :(
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Re: USBtinyISP High voltage serial programmer

by maurin on Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:31 pm

Could it be possible to add an external transistor to allowed USBtinyISP High Voltage programming ?

here is a solution to unbrick but I'm looking for a programming method
http://www.rickety.us/2010/03/arduino-a ... programmer

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Re: USBtinyISP High voltage serial programmer

by adafruit_support_rick on Tue Oct 23, 2012 1:53 pm

The arduino used in that solution is not running at 12V. Only the ATtiny RST is jolted at 12v. The resistors are there, I presume, to protect the arduino from high voltage signals.

Note that serial high-voltage programming is not appropriate for all ATtiny processors. For some, you use parallel high-voltage programming instead.
http://support.atmel.no/knowledgebase/a ... mming.html

The Atmel STK500 supports high-voltage serial programming through avrdude. Special timing is required for this process (see page 159 of the ATtiny45 datasheet for an example). If you hooked up the usbTiny correctly,I don't know whether or not it's avrdude profile would support the proper sequences.

I think your best bet would be to use an arduino, as in the solution you linked to, or simply get an Atmel STK500.
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