Re: CIAs and PLA in a CPLD?

From: Nate Lawson <>
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2012 13:18:13 -0700
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On Sep 1, 2012, at 6:36 PM, Mark McDougall wrote:

> On 2/09/2012 10:42 AM, "André Fachat" wrote:
>> Another question is the development environment. One reason I chose
>> Xilinx for my design for example was because the webpack IDE is free and
>> runs on Linux as well.
> Altera Quartus is free, runs on Linux, and is a far superior piece of software to Xilinx ISE. Also better for noobs, and is the same as that used for C-One & Turbo Chameleon.
> Whilst there are 5V tolerant CPLDs, you'll need level shifting for FPGAs as they're mostly low-voltage these days.

I agree. Here were some thoughts I had in interfacing FPGAs to old systems.


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