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ATtiny is a family of small, low-power 8-bit RISC microcontrollers from Atmel. Commonly found in smaller Arduino prototyping platform boards and projects.

ATtiny is a family of small, low-power 8-bit RISC from in their line

They are often used for hobby projects, since many tools are available for free.

A popular use of ATtiny microcontrollers is the prototyping platform system which has bootloaders and software targeting the small mcus, and V-USB, which is a software implementation of the USB Slave Peripheral protocol.

The bigger brother of the ATtiny is the .

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