These kits are usually quite extensive and expensive, in normal laboratory use but requires you often only the programming function. In the network there are so easy to set up a series programmer for Atmel (and other) controllers.
Here are some links to practicable circuits
Here you will find Schematic Circuit Diagram for DIY and further information on Micro controller programming devices Atmel
|Programmer with High Voltage Support||www.der-hammer.info/hvprog/|
|Small Programmer for AN910||www.mikrocontroller-projekte.de/|
|PonyProg supports a whole range of devices||www.lancos.com/prog.html|
|Programmiergeraet for 89C2051||www.pjrc.com/tech/8051/aicp-schematic.html|