This project is a second revision of the MiniPOV by Ladyada.
The microcontroller used for the MiniPOV2 is an Atmel 20-pin RISC device called the ATtiny2313. This chip was chosen because it is the cheapest one that has an internal oscillator (no external crystal/clock necessary) and enough I/O pins to give every LED a pin. To program the chip you will need a computer with a parallel port (basically, any PC).
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