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What is the usbasp arduino. Can it be programmed with the available software from arduino.cc?


usbasp is a bootloader for the AVR that allows it to be programmed directly over USB instead of using an ISP programmer (but you still need a programmer to set fuses and put the bootloader on it).

I haven't used the arduino software before, but unless it supports other programmers/bootloaders you will need some different software.