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Topic: Burning the Arduino bootloader to atmega32u4 via USB (Read 394 times) previous topic - next topic

2n3904

Is it possible to burn the Arduino bootloader into a stock atmega32u4 chip via USB? I know i can do that via the ISP but i was just wondering if this can also be done with USB.

westfw

Nope.
Some brand new 32u4s may have the Atmel bootloader pre-programmed, but I don't think you can count on it.

Brandan34

I second the post about some chips coming with them preloaded and I have had very good luck with them. The price is often the same with or without the boot loader if you hunt around hard enough on ebay.

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