If I were to buy an AVR ATmega328P microcontroller and an AVR ISP MKII programmer,
1: Would AVR Studio support this configuration?
2: It appears that if I connect the MISO pin on the target cable from the programmer to the MISO pin on the microcontroller , do the same for the Reset, SCK and MOSI pins and connect both GNDs and VCCs to a 5V power source, this arrangement should work without needing any other components i.e. resistors. Please could you correct me if this is wrong? If I do need other components, what are they?
3: On Atmel’s website, on the second page of the datasheet summary for the ATmega328P, (http://www.atmel.com/dyn/resources/prod_documents/8025s.pdf
), it has the pin layout for the microcontroller. The rectangular package was labelled PDIP. Why is it labelled this because I thought the 328P came in a DIL-28 package and would I have to connect both GND labelled pins on the microcontroller to the negative terminal on the power source?
Thanks so much in advance for anyone who can help me.