Getting started with tinyAVRs? Mahesh from electronut demos the ‘Hello World’ equivalent of a RGB LED using the ATtiny10, a SOT32-package DIP 8-bit AVR with 1KB flash and 32B SRAM that is absolutely diminutive in scale:
I like Atmel tinyAVRs because they are tiny computers that I can (almost) wrap my head around. The Atmel ATtiny4/5/9/10 are the cheapest in the tinyAVR line, and they come in two packages – SOT23 pictured above, and an even more stupendously small 2mm x 2mm USON package. This article will talk about programming these little chips. Though they may be tiny, they are still quite capable, and the right choice for many projects.
Read more here on his blog.
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