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µBoot 2.1 KB USB bootloader for the ATtiny85

Posted on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 in AVR, code by DP

Bluebie is developing µBoot, a tiny USB bootloader that only consumes 2.1 Kilobytes of flash on an ATtiny85. It’s based on USBaspLoader-tiny85 bootloader but loses ~0.7KB by customizing it’s functionality.

µBoot is a tiny bootloader for attiny85 chips. Weighing in at just under 2.1kb it leaves more free space to uploaded programs than any other usb bootloader I know of. I made it over this past weekend and it’s coming along quite nicely, already useful for some types of projects.

Via the forum.

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3 Responses to “µBoot 2.1 KB USB bootloader for the ATtiny85”

  1. Jenna Fox says:

    Renamed it to micronucleus to avoid confusion with an ARM bootloader of the same name. https://github.com/Bluebie/micronucleus-t85 is the new github address. I setup another with the old name instructing people how to get to the new repo.

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