Description: AVR-ISP500 is a fast and reliable USB AVR programmer, and works directly with AVR Studio. It is recognized as a STK500 programmer and programs all AVRs. It emulates USB CDC so no drivers are required and works under Windows, Linux and MacOS. If you do not want to use AVRStudio you can use AVR-ISP500 with AVRdude.
Dimensions: 45x30 mm (1.7x1.2") + 20 cm (8") cable
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In summary: If you are trying to move on to AVR programming from Arduinos, I would suggest spending some extra money and getting the ATMEL ICE ISP. Also the 328pXplained board is useful because tutorials online use it.
I’m a beginner when it comes to working with standalone AVR chips, but I’ve been using Arduinos for years, I am employed as an embedded programmer, and I am pretty good at making things work. I bought this so I could use it with Atmel and AVR studio, and I had a hell of a time getting it to work. There is limited support online. I found myself hopelessly deep in the forum rabbit hole before I decided that this product was not what I was looking for. I understand this device works with AVRdude… ANNND that if I spent another few days figuring out what firmware it should run, or what usb drivers should be used to communicate with it, and if I add this and that to this and that, EVENTUALLY it may have been the tool I needed, but I was tired of flailing around, and I bought an ATMEL ICE ISP instead… and it’s EXACTLY what I was looking for.