I am having trouble figuring out the pinout of my 6 - pin USBasp Chinese clone that I got off eBay. BEFORE YOU TELL ME TO LOOK AT THE PINOUT DIAGRAMS, I can tell you that my version of the usbasp has no way of telling which way is up and which ways is down. Images:

  • Did you look at the triangle on the side of the connector? – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Aug 26 '16 at 5:50
  • The pin labeled “Or this pin?” is pin number 1: look at the key on the left side of the connector. – Edgar Bonet Aug 26 '16 at 8:05

Look at the following pinout diagram (from telecnatron.com):

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The right-hand diagram above shows the USBASP-board pin-header pin assignments, when you are looking into the pin-header. The header shell will have a triangle marking pin 1. Note that pin 1 is on the same side of the connector as the key (the ridge on the cable connectors, the slot on the pin-header shell). Each socket on the cable also will have a triangle marking pin 1.

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