How to Make a Single Chip Arduino




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Hello everyone, Pure Carbon here and today I bring you an extremely cool instructable. As some of you know I recently announced that I was starting a youtube channel to go along with my instructables account, unfortunately it has been very difficult and it has made me very busy. Because of this I haven't been able to post any instructables, but I have gotten everything done and am now posting regular videos each week.

This instructable is not complete because it lacks the pictures that make an instructable great. I am currently working on extracting the photos from the video, but until then you guys will have to deal my actual voice in a video. Once I get all the photos I will redo this instructable.

In the video I will be showing you guys how to build a single chip arduino which if you don't know is the ATMEGA328 chip with all the components on top. This instructable is somewhat difficult so some basic soldering skills are required to be able to make this. Well here is the video I hope you like it I will be making two more videos to go with this one once in the next one I will make a circuit on some strip board that will power the arduino. This circuit Will also include some female headers to make it more like the arduino uno. The video after that will explain how to program it. Here is video #1:

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here is the schematic diagram for those of you who want to try and make this. I will see you guys next instructable, bye.



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    11 Discussions


    3 years ago

    external crystal and 2 capacitors can also be removed if 8Mhz instead of 16Mhz is sufficient.

    1 reply

    Reply 4 years ago

    It would, since you could just pop the chip out and put it in an arduino and program it. Or, any other programer setup you happen to have (I have an ISP programmer made from a nano, for reprogramming the public poll box's I maintain)

    Pure Carbondan3008

    Reply 4 years ago

    I will be in the next video for this series which I hope to record this weekend.

    dan3008Pure Carbon

    Reply 4 years ago

    Cool, I'll have to keep an eye out for that :) Thats the sort of arduino I could use

    Pure CarbonMrRedBeard

    Reply 4 years ago

    I will be adding more photos to complete this instructable soon, so stay tuned!