Parts required (Hardware)


  1. Arduino Uno Board (1)
  2. TQFP 32 to DIP 28 Adapter (1) Link
  3. Atmega TQFP 32 pin chip (1)
  4. Atmega DIP 28 pin chip (1)
  5. 10K resistor (1)
  6. 16MHz crystal (1)
  7. 18pf - 22pf capacitor (2)
  8. Tact Switch (1)
  9. Jumper wires (few)
  10. LED (1)
  11. 560 Ohm resistor (1)
  12. 10uF electrolytic cap (optional)
  13. Breadboard (1)
  14. Arduino Pins (2x6 pins, 2x8 pin socket)
  15. ZIF socket 28 pin (1)


Software pre-requisites : Arduino software installed

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Step 1: Burn Arduino ISP to Arduino board

Connect Arduino Uno board to your computer. Start Arduino program and from examples choose "ArduinoISP" sketch and upload it to "Arduino Uno" board. Please make sure you select the correct board name and serial port. Now this board is ready to program new Atmega-328 chips on the breadboard as shown in the next step.

<p>I've programmed many ATmega chips using various methods (UNO as ISP, USBTiny, Atmel Studio, etc). I'm now starting a project using the ATmega32U4 44 pin TQFP iC (Leonardo).</p><p>Do you know of any specific configuration or settings to consider for these chips? Also ... once the bootloader has been burned I should be able to use the on-board USB host to upload sketches correct?</p><p>Thanks in advance for any advice! I'll probably pick up one of those TQFP to DIP adapters. The 44 pin versions can be found here for anyone else interested...</p><p>http://www.ebay.com/itm/261576185880?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&amp;ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT</p>
<p>is it possible to get the schematic for the TQFP</p>
What does this do or allow you to do?
<p>This Instructable shows you how to burn arduino bootloader to new/existing Atmega 328P DIP/TQFP chips.</p>
<p>this is great, very well done.</p>
post also electronic schematic :)
<p>Please give me couple of days. I have to draw it and post.</p>
very well done, will vote up
<p>Paul,</p><p>Here is the Schematic for wiring new Atmega 328P with Arduino Uno. Also, Please vote in the Contests for this Instructable. Thank You.</p>
<p>Join the request for the schematic...</p>
<p>Here is the Schematic for wiring new Atmega 328P with Arduino Uno. Also, Please vote in the Contests for this Instructable. Thank You.</p>
Sure!<br><br>and tks!
<p>Give me some time I will post the schematic of Arduino connections on the Breadboard.</p>
<p>Pretty awesome</p>
<p>Neat instructable. A million miles over my head, but intersting to read. </p>
<p>This is awesome. Great documentation. Do you think that you could add a little bit of info to this i'ble about why you made it? I'm curious as why you needed to do this.</p><p>Thanks!</p>
its good .....and thank you for publish this knowledge
<p>Thank You Atiwari.</p>
<p>First let me say, Thank You Audrey. Appreciate it. I always document my electronic experiments in a notebook, thought of my own blog but never had time, so its coming out this way. I am glad you like it.</p>

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