The STK500 is a AVR starter kit from Atmel. It provides support for development
and testing of AVR codes, as well as development and design of prototypes.
The programming of the board is via an RS-232 interface.
The board include two RS-232 connector - one used for programming, a second used
from the programmed microcontroller - various sockets for AVRs in the DIP
version, eight LEDs and eight switches.
8 miniature switch
socket for 8-pole, 20-pole, 28-pole und 40-pole AVR-Controller
I/O Ports on multi-pin connector
2 RS232 interfaces
voltage regulator for connection of 10-15 V DC
RS232 interface to PC for programming and controlling