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NewsHow to build a 5$ Arduino (clone) Pin
Terrence Dorsey14-Mar-13 11:13
staffTerrence Dorsey14-Mar-13 11:13 
GeneralRe: How to build a 5$ Arduino (clone) Pin
DaveX8614-Mar-13 17:54
memberDaveX8614-Mar-13 17:54 
You can do it for even less than that if your program is small enough to fit on an ATTiny85 (8k of memory for programs a.k.a 'sketches'), here's how:

How to Program an ATTiny85[^]

You can buy an ATTiny85 microcontroller at Dip Micro for $1.39 Cdn[^]

...or if you want to get fancy you can get an AVRISP programmer shield [^]for your Arduino...makes it easier than jury rigging your own programmer.

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