PL-2303HX bit-bang AVR programmer

Nerd Ralph writes: I’ve blogged before about PL-2303HX USB-TTL adapters. In some ways they are even better than the expensive FTDI adapters – for example they work at 6mbps. In conjunction with a cheap Pro Mini clone it’s possible to get started with Arduino/AVR programming for $5. For more advanced use such as burning bootloaders […]