Installing the design environment

This page describes the steps required to install and setup AVR Studio 5 for use with the Arduino microprocessor boards. This configuration was tested on Windows 7 64 bit.

First follow the instructions available below to install the Arduino environment

http://arduino.cc/en/Guide/Windows

Once installed test the installation by opening the blink application found in file>examples>basics. Verify and then uploading this to the board. Note you will need to select correct board type (tools>board) and serial port (tools>serial port).

Second download and install AVR Studio 5

http://www.atmel.com/dyn/products/tools_card.asp?tool_id=17212&source=avr_5_studio_overview

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