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. http://rdist.root.org/2012/01/06/mixed-voltage-interfacing-for-design-or-hacking/ -Nate Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2012-09-02 22:00:05
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