Only two Xplained Pro board with ATmega?

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I was digging in my stash'o'stuff today to locate an Xplained Pro with an ATmega 8-bit MCU, to test out a few of the extension boards I have. Sadly, I realized that my ATmega256RFR2 boards are on loan to a friend. Time to order some more boards then, so I went over to the Atmel shop. I could only locate one Xplained Pro board with an ATmega on-board: The Atmega324PB Xplained Pro.

 

OTOH, this indicates that I'm not entirely on speaking terms with the search function, since I know the ATmega256RFR2 Xplained Pro is available (or at least was 10 months ago...).

 

Anyone know of other ATmega Xplained Pro boards?

 

Note the restrictions:

  • 8-bit mega (I already have several SAM boards).
  • Pro board (need on-board debugging and the standardized expansion connectors).

 

Thank you for any insight!

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There is the Mini which has a Mega328 on it.

There is a full dev kit for the 256rfr2
I think it's called the AT256rfr2-EK

Jim

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Jim, I'm looking for evaluation kits having on-board debugging and the standardized Xplained Pro expansion headers. As I said in the OP:

Note the restrictions:

  • 8-bit mega (I already have several SAM boards).
  • Pro board (need on-board debugging and the standardized expansion connectors).

 

Xplained Minis does not. The AT256RFR2-EK does not.

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Regarding the ATmega328P Xplained Mini, Atnel wrote:

  • Xplained Pro extension headers can easily be strapped in 

http://www.atmel.com/tools/mega3...

 

AIUI, they have the holes & wiring but just don't fit the actual headers?

 

 

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The Mini328 does have a debug interface of I remember correctly

Jim

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Yes I could easily strap up the extension to almost anything. I was merely surprised I could not find more than one Xplained Pro board with an ATmega on board. As I said, I know there is one other - the mega256RFR2 Xplained Pro - so the question was actually precisely the one I posted originally:

 

Did I miss anything in my searches? Do you know of any other Xplained Pro board with an ATmega on board?
 

(Since any order will take a wee while to arrive I'm planning to do that strap-up for the time being. Probably an ATmega256 on a STK600 and a ATMELICE for debugging. And the Xplained Pro add on boards.. I'm just looking for something a bit more light-weight and easy to tuck away, carry with me and set up again.)

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Sadly there is nothing for the AVR8 AFAIK.  Atmel is pushing ARM and twisting some arms along the way.  The local FAE's answer to most questions is always 'Use an ARM' when we both know that it's way overkill.  Albeit though the little D10 might be a replacement, but I will not start an ARM/AVR war here.

 

JIm

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My search on evaluation kits yielded the two you mentioned:

 

and

Greg Muth

Portland, OR, US

Xplained/Pro/Mini Boards mostly

 

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