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If you're looking to get down and dirty with microcontrollers, then you'll most likely be using them as a standalone chip, rather than within a platform such as Arduino. To do this, you'll need a programmer, which allows you to program your chips over a USB connection to your computer.

PIC

PIC microcontrollers have been used by hobbyists around the world for their versatility and as one of the first mainstream DIY microcontroller brands.

$104.89 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # PGM-09973
This is the new PICkit 3 from Microchip. If you want an official programmer from Microchip, this is it! The PICkit 3 allows d..
$104.89 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Apr 26th

AVR

If you've used Arduino, then you've probably used an AVR chip.The Atmega line of AVR chips is the most popular and easy to use microcontroller series available.

$9.95 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 018-USB-AVR-ISP
This handy little programmer is well known by hobbyists and seasoned AVR coders alike. The drivers are compatible with 32 and..
$9.95 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Apr 24th
$36.95 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA46
USBtinyISP is a simple open-source USB AVR programmer and SPI interface. It is low cost, easy to make, works great with avrdu..
$36.95 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Apr 30th
$24.01 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # PGM-09825
This new version uses an SMD 5x2 header. This is a simple to use USB AVR programmer. It is low cost, easy to use, works great..
$24.01 AUD, inc GST
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Apr 24th
$10.80 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-3172
A USB In-system programmer, suitable for AVR controllers and AVR based boards. Can be used for general purpose serial communi..
$10.80 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Apr 24th
$34.55 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # PGM-08312
If you’re looking to play with PICAXE microcontrollers on a computer with only USB, look no further! The PICAXE USB program..
$34.55 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Apr 24th

Other

For more complex projects, what you need is a good debugger. These allow you to step through your code line-by-line, add breaks, and access the heart of your chip.

$37.97 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA3571
Doing some serious development on any ARM-based platform, and tired of 'printf' plus an LED to debug? A proper JTAG/SWD HW de..
$37.97 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Apr 24th
$20.95 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA2548
Explore new microcontroller worlds with an ST-Link Programmer & Emulator / Debugging dongle. This little USB stick contains a..
$20.95 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Apr 24th