Arduino MEGA to AVRISP mkII Connection

15 January 2016

Connect the AVRISP mkII programmer to the ICSP header of the Arduino MEGA 2560. Be sure to align the red marking on the cable of the programmer with the small dot on the board next to the header.

Arduino MEGA to AVRISP mkII connection on ICSP header

Connecting a AVRISP mkII programmer to the ICSP header on an Arduino MEGA 2560

Pin 1 of the ICSP header on the Arduino MEGA 2560 is marked with a small dot on the PCB silkscreen and highlighted in green in the image below.

Pin 1 of the ICSP header on an Arduino MEGA 2560

Pin 1 of the ICSP header on an Arduino MEGA 2560

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