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Flashing Gen7 bootloader with avrdude

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The Arudino IDE Support package also contains different bootloaders for quite a few variations of the Generation 7 Electronics RepRap controller board. The Arudino IDE Support wiki page at the RepRap wiki also contains a paragraph on how to flash the bootloader onto the Gen7 board with avrdude. It suggest to write the fuses first, the flash the hex file… Read more »

Updating STK500 firmware

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Unfortunately, Atmel does not ship a hex file for their STK500 development system that could be used to update the firmware using 3rd party tools like avrdude. Instead, an encrypted ebn-file comes with the latest Atmel Studio. The tools that is used to flash the firmware onto the ATmega8535 is a bit dull, though. Preparing serial connection First, hook up… Read more »