The Inventor Board can be programmed over a USB port from Arduino IDE. Plug in the board and select "Arduino UNO" in Board. Onboard 3.3V and 5V regulator. Automatic software reset circuit, USB port provide 100mA power to the board, if you need more power use external power supply. Using external power supply board can handle 1A max current.
Main Controller: Atmega328P-PU with Optiboot (31.5K code space)
USB Connection: PL2303HX as stable USB to TTL Bridge
Input Voltage: 7-15V DC (9V recommended)
Frequency: 16MHz crystal for Atmega328P (Highest Stability)
5V Supply: 1000 mA Max.
3.3V Supply: 500 mA Max.
OS Support: Windows, Linux, Mac
Note: Use only provided driver version if you are using windows 7 or higher. this board supports all Windows, XP to Win8 , Linux and MAC OS. Download driver for Inventor board and install the driver before plug in the board. remove all old drivers for truble free useage of inventor board.