[Coco] DE1 arrives :-)
aawolfe at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 21:02:29 EDT 2010
On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 8:44 PM, Stephen Adolph <twospruces at gmail.com> wrote:
> power pins and ground pins are not flexible!
my point is that connecting X hardware to Y fpga board should not be
difficult given that there are dozens of I/O pins on the FPGA boards
and they are able to be used in a flexible manner from the programming
side of things. any fpga board should be able to communicate with
any add on board given a physical adapter to connect the two and the
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 6:51 PM, Aaron Wolfe <aawolfe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 5:40 PM, Stephen Adolph <twospruces at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> a couple of comments on this DE1 activity-
>>> 1) Get your board before they discontinue...since for this to be
>>> interesting, one might want to make expansion cards etc too, and we
>>> have a defacto pinout. They will make a new development board for the
>>> next generation parts at some point.
>> The I/O pins are pretty flexible on all the FPGA boards I've seen. I
>> guess it would be wise to design any add on boards to use an adapter
>> for connecting to the board, this way additional boards could be
>> supported easily. I don't imagine this will be a problem.
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