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Error when programming Baby-O 328p


Hi Folks,

This is my first time using a Baby-O and the V2 programmer. It is driving me NUTS!! I’m trying to load the sample program to just blink the red user LED as a starting point. I’m using Atmel Studio 7 and will compile the solution correctly but will not download to the Baby-O. I receive the error “failed to set-up tool (no context id returned)”. I’ve set up the target to use STK500 and COM3. Can anyone offer suggestions?? I’ve attached pictures of my Configuration Utility, of the exact error and of the program.

Thanks for any input!



Hello, Isaac.

Can you run the Pololu USB AVR Programmer Configuration Utility after a failed programming attempt and post a screen shot of the utility window here? There should be a more detailed error in the programmer’s configuration utility.

Also, can you post screen shots of the “Device Programming” and “Available Tools” windows in Atmel Studio 7? The “Available Tools” window can be found under the “View” menu.

- Amanda