The Ready for AVR Board is a great solution for fast and simple development of various microcontroller applications. It comes with an ATmega16 that is placed in its DIP40B socket. The ATmega16 is preprogrammed with a UART bootloader, so you don't have to use external programmers to program the microcontroller. The board contains dual-row IDC10 headers for all available microcontroller ports. It also contains a USB-UART module, prototyping area and a power supply circuit. An optional white plastic case is available so you can turn your AVR project into a final product.
The board has two 40-pin DIP sockets with different pinouts so you can use any 40-pin AVR microcontroller. If you want to use a different MCU than the included ATmega16, make sure to remove the ATmega16 and to install your new AVR in the socket that supports its pinout. Never have more than one microcontroller installed at a time! A 10-pin programming connector is on the board so that you can program a different AVR chip (external programmer required). The board measures 14 × 8.2 cm (5.51 × 3.23").