Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetHardwareOther - Hardware · 1 decade ago

what exactly happens when i load th e program on the microcontroller?

i am using a parallel port to program my controller(atmega16) with the help of bascom avr... 2,4,5,11 pins of the port are connected to the MOSI, RESET,CLOCK and MISO respectively.. 18-25 are ground... can someone pls tell me how the data is being transfered and how does the programmer detects the chip?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Not knowing anything about this particular controller, I'm a PIC microcontroller man myself, I would venture to say that the programmer is using one each of the I/O pairs to write data into the controller and then read it back for verification. Here is a link to a PDF for this microcontroller:

    Good luck.

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