[quote author=Coding Badly link=topic=108797.msg821752#msg821752 date=1339351492]
double-checked the wiring to the attiny.
chose board: 'ATtiny85 @ 8 MHz (internal oscillator; BOD disabled)' and the Programmer was 'Arduino as ISP'
Perform a Burn Bootloader to change the fuses on the ATtiny85
Went through the steps. Here's the error readout...
/Applications/Arduino.app/Contents/Resources/Java/hardware/tools/avr/bin/avrdude -C/Applications/Arduino.app/Contents/Resources/Java/hardware/tools/avr/etc/avrdude.conf -v -v -v -v -pattiny85 -cstk500v1 -P/dev/tty.usbmodemfa141 -b19200 -e -Uefuse:w:0xFF:m -Uhfuse:w:0xD7:m -Ulfuse:w:0xE2:m avrdude: Version 5.11, compiled on Sep 2 2011 at 18:52:52 Copyright (c) 2000-2005 Brian Dean, http://www.bdmicro.com/ Copyright (c) 2007-2009 Joerg Wunsch System wide configuration file is "/Applications/Arduino.app/Contents/Resources/Java/hardware/tools/avr/etc/avrdude.conf" User configuration file is "/Users/Darcyneal/.avrduderc" User configuration file does not exist or is not a regular file, skipping Using Port : /dev/tty.usbmodemfa141 Using Programmer : stk500v1 Overriding Baud Rate : 19200 avrdude: Send: 0   avrdude: Send: 0   avrdude: Send: 0   avrdude: Recv: .  avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0x15 avrdude done. Thank you.