Step 12: Programming the ExtraCore (or a Pro-mini) with AVRDude and another Arduino
The ExtraCore and Arduino Pro-Mini don't have on board USB. Therefore you need a way to program them. The easiest way to is to buy an FTDI chip or cab...
Step 7: Fix up any problems
If there are solder bridges anyplace, they can be tricky to fix. You might be tempted to add some flux and reheat the board. I tried that and it didn't help at all. In fact I just made things worse.
Just get some small solder wick, put some flux on the end and put it on the problem area. A quick heat with the soldering iron and it's fixed. Turn it down a little from where you would solder through hole stuff.
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