I am trying to program the 328PB on my 328 explained mini board using the MPLAB Snap programmer instead of the Debug on the Explained. I made an adapter from the 8 pin header on the Snap to the 6 pin header on the explained mini. When I try to configure the MPLAB Snap, I get the message:
The tool is in ht PIC mode now, it should be switched to AVR mode before connecting to AVR devices. Do you which to switch to AR mode?
I click Yes.
I get Communication switch mode timeout.
I click OK
Then I get
MPLAB Snap firmware must be updated before continuing
Version 0.00 to 0.00
Upgrade it grayed out
Rinse and repeat.....