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@ msells :   go see    http://opencores.org/opencores,wishbone

It's an open source IP Interconnect to "logical interface between IP cores".

 

 

Iron

Have written firmware for PIC micros

Iron

what is a wishbone ?

Iron

SPI bus temp semnsors, accellerometers, FRAM memory

Iron

Am much more familiar with hardware

Iron

this is helpful in deciding about using PLCs

Iron

Very low power designs

Iron

I am just a beginner for PLC design no idea for evaluation board, hope this seminar will help me to understand this one.

Iron

@vahe, Ah, yes, That's the same baud rate used by Raspberry Pi as I recall.

Gold

Thank you Warren, Mark_Becker01 - I will look into this and do my homework - too much to learn, I am complete novice, but very exciting! Thanks, everybody!

Iron

@78RPM - I was able to see the output on the terminal when I used 115200 for rate with no flow control.  Thank you.

@All- guess not- thanx for all the questions and answers. CU all tomorrow.

Iron

Thank Warren, Digikey, DN et al

Iron

@drw36 and zanone.  Thanks.  Since I don't have an exotic Brazilian keyboard on the beach I'll use the alt 167.
:-)  Of course, you must use the NUM keypad, not the row of numbers.

Gold

@All- any other questions?

Iron

LANDVISOR: Look at SuperTex for SPI-based analog multiplexers.  They have some high voltage units as well.

@78RPM - alt key followed by 167 works for US keyboard layout º

Iron

@landviser- I don't know one of the top of my head. Are these all SPI channels?

Iron

@Warren - thank you! can you recommend a board for multiplexing/switching signal from 12+ sensors to one measuring device of 4 channels?

Iron

thanks all, warren, ann, digikey and ieee.

(fpga4fun.com is an interesting site, thx dave)

@78RPM, in the brazilian keyboard is normal this symbol. together with ? and /. It´s not that dificult

Iron

@Fred- I'd need to check the users guide, but I think the lpf files are generated automatically. Chweck out the users guide to be sure.

Iron

@Warren, I meant "start proyect page".

Iron

@Warren. Thanks. In the "output pane" at tha bottom of the start proyect pane, the "lpf" files are not shown,. However, they are shown in the "file list" pane. Why is that? are they generated automatically?

Iron

@zanone, No, I was wondering how you typed in the non-keyboard symbol?

Gold

@78RPM - Thank you, I tried COM9 for the serial line and 9600 for the speed.  I will try it again.

@78RPM, i was saying that is not a 12 degrees of temperature, the text is I2C, about the serial communication. I just put the degree to make more real the difference about the terms

Iron

Lattice Nano "Environment Scanner" reference design output to UART/COM port.  Lattice responded saying that ref design was built with a prev version of Diamond and needs it's "strategy" changed.  They have not yet said how to change it.   

I'm still not clear if that ref design using the Micro8 or not...

Iron

@All- Yep, check out FPGA4fun. It is a useful site for FPGA related 'stuff'.

Iron

@Warren - Thank you for the help.  I will check the settings.

Verilog in One day:

Best Link is below:

http://www.asic-world.com/verilog/veritut.html

Beginning of Tutorial

http://www.asic-world.com/verilog/verilog_one_day.html

Looks interesting!

Iron

@vahe, be sure you have your baud rate and other setting correct.

Gold

There are more information about I2C comm there:

http://www.fpga4fun.com/I2C.html

Iron

@All- any questions I missed?

Iron

where do I find the low power demo?

Iron

@vahe.jabagchourian- I think others said putty worked for them. You might want to double check the settings and see if the driver for USB is installed correctly (via device manager).

Iron

@zanone, how did you get the degree symbol in there?

Gold

thanks Warren, thanks all, see ya tomorrow. back to the grind...

A helpful site for some:

http://www.fpga4fun.com/FPGAinfo1.html

hth

Iron

It´s I2C because the temperature sensor uses I2C (Inter-Integrated Circuit) communication. It´s is not a 12°C level of temperature.

Iron

thank you, my bad, I looked like 1 to me.

Iron

? @Warren: I programmed the I2C SPI Master C demo to see the temperature value displayed on the eval board's LCD and it displays values only on the lcd when I cover the sensor.  What would I need to do to see data on the terminal program (Putty)?  I have pointed to COM9 which is the port of my usb connection.

@Steve470- I would try out the low power demo. You can also look for a video tutorial that might help show the various steps for a particular design. Check out the Lattice web site.

Iron

@landviser - That is an I not a 1. It's the name of the bus, I2C, I squared C (or IIC if you prefer).

Iron

@landviser- The signal is I2C Alert- I believe it is an alert from the tem sensor for when the temp gets above (or below) the alert level. Check out the data sheet for the temp sensor for the details.

Iron

@Warren & @Steve470: Thanks.  I will need to check this out.  Might make getting the team more interested in FPGA designs if Verilog / VHDL is not needed for everything.

Iron

Too much to learn -- too little time! :-(

 

Iron

@Bangor077: Read the Mico8 Material -- a soft CPU that runs C -- will run on Lattice boards

Iron

@Fred- The Lattice Synthesis engine works for the Mach XO2 devices so I would suggest you strat out using it.

Iron

about onboard temp sensor - what is 12C alert means, actual temperature @12C? is it set to that number?

Iron

@Warren re manufacturer FPGAs

Thanks for the advice.  I have been doing some review of manufacturer info and more recently performing web searches for discussions on such comparisons but not finding an easy time of sorting through all the "chatter" to get to the kernel of useful info.  I will return to the manufacturer sites and start with the basics.

Iron

@bangor077- You can program FPGAs in C either for the hardware or for the on-chip MCU. The version of C used for the hardware isn't standard C however, it is a special case for hardware (parallel) implementation.

 

Xilinx and Altera both have info on using C on their web sites.

Iron

bangor077,

He was talkin about programing the soft core that can be programed into the FPGA fabric.

Iron

Thanks all, incl. Warren , Ann and Digikey !   ;-)

 

Iron

>> I would like to know more bout the MCU capabilities of this device. Also sensor integration.

i am familiar with hardware (most all logic families, various MCUs) and SW design (C & assembly).

Thanks very much!!

Iron

Thanks Warren, Ann, and Digikey for another great session.

Iron

Thank you again Warren , Ann and Digikey

@emertp- I have seen a couple other comments like this. Its not unusual for boards to be a little sensitive on reset and start-up.

Iron

I was running the diamond sw with the users guide example " mixed_code_SC counter" with device lcmx02-1200ze. Which synthesis third party tools do not work welll with lattice sw? and what are the common problems?

Iron

Good overview of the LCMX02.

Iron

@Warren: I am VERY green when speaking about FPGAs.  When you asked about C programming, are you implying that the FPGA can be programmed using C?  I was thinking VHDL or Verilog was the only option.

Iron

@78RPM- Altera and Xilinx both have several kits that support FFT examples. Look for FFT in their example and reference design lists.

Iron

@WARREN: on one of my other dev boards, I had to reset the SPI twice before it would work comm to my sensors.

Have you ever had this problem on the dev boards you are using?

Iron

? Which example project do you recommend as an easy one to start with?  Is there one that has a step by step tutorial to get someone unfamiliar with the environment from opening the project to downloading to hardware?  I've opened a couple, but not sure where to start.

I bought a Cool Runner board a while back, but had the same problem, so never did anything with it.

Thanks.

Iron

@jmrobertsjmr- If you follow the eample program tutorial it will show you how to connct the board. The tutorial is available as part of the download.

Iron

thank you, Warren. Can you recommend a board which is

Switching/multiplexing (40+ channels) oriented, but not video?

Iron

Thanks for all the efforts you put forth, however I still have a problem with audio - especially when it resets to start and becomes out of sync with lecture

Iron

@Gbabecki- The best way to compare various manufacturers FPGAs is to look at their web sites and see what types of example and reference designs they provide. This shows you what they think their parts are good for!

Iron

Hardware design with software tinkering.

Iron

Thank you all and have a great day.

Iron

Thank you for the lecture

Iron

?am I supposed to be able to see the program that's loaded on my board in the Diamond software? How do I mount the board into the terminal program?

?? Warren, Which evaluation boards support Fast Fourier Transforms?

Gold

@EmbeddedXcontrols- We won't learn VHDL or Verilog, but we will see how they are used as part of the example design.

Iron

Thanks Warren, Ann, Digikey, et. tal.

Iron

@Warren
Can you summarize or otherwise point to a good comparison of various manufacturer FPGA families?  I know there are differences regarding logic and interconnect architectures, onboard flash vs. RAM program memory, low power claims, onboard peripherals, etc.  Worst case I drag out the various datasheets and perform a side-by-side comparison but I thought I would ask if you have some explicit knowledge or good references.

Thanks

Iron

Very good lecture, Thanks

Iron

Thanks for the class.

Iron

Thank yiou very for the very good class.

Thank you Warren for another great lecture.

Thryft: Great broadcast.  Keep up the good work.

If possible please explain how to use the video boards for evaluations

 

Iron

thanks for the lecture Warren..

Iron

Please use a leading ? if you have a question for me.

Iron

Thanks Warren and Ann.

Iron

Thanks Warren for great lecture series.

Iron

Thank you Ann and Warren

Iron

thanks Warren, very informative

Iron

Thank you Warren, Design News and Digi-Key

Gold

So tomorrow we will learn the actual VHDL / Verilog programming ?

Thanks Warren, Ann & Digi-Key! Very interesting!

Iron

@Ed Radcliff: where can I send you those mp3 files ?

Iron

Thank you Warren for a great lecture.

Iron

Thx, any suggestions on Cap PB?

Iron

We are now on Slide 18

Blogger

Used C, CPP Python and Pascal for MCUs

Iron

We are now on Slide 17

Blogger

I usually have a S/W guy do the programming.

Iron

We are now on Slide 16

Blogger

YES I have used several 8/16/32 bit MCU's with C/C+ and assembly programming

Yes, I've programmed in C and interested in examples with a microcontroller implemented in the FPGA

I've done C/C+ , some Java, assembly. B4A

Iron

Yes, I have use high level programming (C)

Iron

We are now on Slide 15

Blogger

No high level of programming experience.

Iron

FORTH is my favorite for embedded development.

Iron
I have programmed MCUs in C.
Iron

No high level experience

Iron

Limited experience in for MCU

Iron

Have programmed MCUs in both assembler and C.

Iron

almost all my programs start off with c as the language of choice

Iron

Yes, I've used high-level languages for programming MCU's and would love to hear more about this on Friday!

Iron

Both hardware and sofware.

Iron

Have you used high-level languages for programming MCUs or other devices? yes.

Iron

Use mostly C to program MCUs (some C+ and assembler)

For the last few years, exclusively in C.  No assembly lang at all.

Iron

Have programmed MCUs in C.  Would like you to discuss it on Friday.

Iron

Considerable high level C language programming for multiple uProcs

Iron

Would be useful to include C in Friday discussion.

Iron

do not have high level programming experience

Iron

Have used high-level languages for MCU programming.

Iron

I've used C/C+ , PL/M, and others

Iron

C with MCU and assembly

Iron

No I have not programmed MCUs in C, only in Assembly.

Iron

just started to learn programming in c..

Iron

I have programmed in C for MCUs.

Iron

Have written  in C and assembly for 8-bit

Iron

Some C, some VB, mostly assembly

Iron

Experience with C, C+ , Java

Iron

Yes programmed MCUs in C and would appreciated going over this...

Iron

I have done a lot of C programming for MCUs.

Iron

Programmed MCUs in C and assembly.

Iron

Have a lot of C/C+ pregramming experience

Iron

I have programmed PIC Micro MCUs

Iron

C programming for embeddd?  No problem.  Good stuff.

Yes, have programmed MCUs in C

Gold

We are now on Slide 14

Blogger

Warren's question was, Have you used high-level languages for programming MCUs or other devices?

Blogger

Hi from Boston.

Sorry I am late

design would often use sensor input 

Iron

Peripherals:  sensors and actuators via SPI or CAN interfaces; PWM for motor control; ADC and DAC; USB, SPI standalone interfaces and with wireless adapters.

Iron

Thermistor temp sensors, tach, stepper moters, photocells, shaft encoders, LCD displays, SPI, I2C, RS232, Ethernet

Iron

ADCs, DACs, LCDs, SPI, I2C, sensors, and more...

Iron

UART, I2C, SPI, sensors, USB

Iron

We are now on Slide 13

Blogger

I2C, USB, SPI, RS232

Iron

Most common periferals:

keypads, LCD, thermal, lighft, hall effect, etc.

Iron

Familiar with both HW & SW

ADCs/DACs/UARTS/I2C 

Iron

Speed and other sensors, switches, lcd display, motor control

Iron

encoder, switch, analog joystick

Iron

LED, LCD, DAC, Temperature, Current, VOltage

Iron

UART, Timers/PWM, A/D, D/A, I2C EEPROM

Iron

USB, Temp, current, SPI, I2C

Iron

WM's? sensors, uarts, spi, usb, adc. ect....

Wireless sensors (XBee), I2C sensors, Analog sensors

I2C, SPI, CPU bus interface (i.e. state machine), memory interface

Iron

usb, sensors and spi

Iron

I2C interface sensors & switches & display

Iron

sensors, LCD display, USB, serial

Iron

We are now on Slide 12

Blogger

use I2C mostly with rs-232

Iron

UART, I2C, Temperature, Humidity, RPM, Pressure, CAN, USB, Ethernet

Iron

i2C, quadrature encoder, uart

We most commonly use temperature sensors.

Iron

sensors of varios kinds

Iron

Usually use SPI sensors, ADCs, and DACs.

Iron

Peripherals = UART, A/D, D/A, opto-coupled TTL, etc.

Iron

Sensors, LCD, CAN, pushbuttons, etc.

Iron

Switches, Indicator LEDs, Sensors

Iron

just communication peripherals used

Iron

Sensors, motor control

Iron

Peripherals: I2C, SPI and ADC

Iron

Thanks, I have been working on this since the first broadcast.  All 5 would be great.

temp sensor and lcd display

Iron

I2C, SPI, LCDs, USB, analog

Iron

I2C peripheral stuff

Iron

USB, SPI, UART, PWM.

Iron

sensors,usb,I2c,cap touch

Iron

We use RS-232, SPI, I2C, USB

Iron

USB, SPI, and switches

Iron

We are now on Slide 11

Blogger

SPI and USB are most common peripherals.

Iron

Usually use sensors and USB

Gold

Warren's question was, What are the most common peripherals you use in your designs?

Blogger

Warren,  

I would like to learn more about integrated CPUs on the FPGA

Thanks

Iron

@Ed Radcliff: yes, I can send it to you after the archive will be available

Iron

I am familiar with both hardware and software

yes i have audio problem as well

Iron

My IT department says they are not allowed to un-block the audio at this time.  Can I get an MP3 of the broadcast?

Equal hardware and software.  

Iron
I am more familiar with software.
Iron

Warren's question was, Would you say you are more familiar with hardware or software design?

 

I would like to think both but with fast moving developments I am behind more in software.

Iron

I have a background in both SW & HW

Iron

We are now on Slide 10

Blogger

Both but more hardware

Iron

More Familiar with HW or SW design? Good question -- more software lately -- but pretty even.

Iron

Mostly software; doing firmware; live in h/w box,
have to understand it, but never designed.

Iron

I am a hardware (analog) designer.

 

I am familiar with hardware design and PCB layout.  trying to learn software.

Iron

More familiar with SW design

More familar with software though work with hardware.

Iron

I am equally familiar with both hardware and software deign

Iron

WM's? diffinite hardware, but do assembly programming

More software familiarity with some hardware.

Am hardware oriented.

 

Iron

more familiar with hardware

Iron

I'm more experienced in hardware design

Iron

More on the hardware side

I am bit familiar with hardware design..not much experience with software

Iron

Have EE (Hardware design) but make a living writing software

Both hardware and software.

I do both hw and sw with more sw projects than circuit designs

Iron
I'm considering a multi channel digitizer that will feed a digital recorder real-time.
Iron

hardware design familiar

 

Iron

More Hardware, but I can do software

 

Iron

Well balanced hardware and software experience

Equally familiar with both.

Iron

Both, But more experienced with software

Iron

I am familiar with both.

Iron

More familiar with HW, but can do some SW.

Iron

more familiar with hardware, have assisted with development of sw but expert in neither

Iron

more familiar with software.

Iron

More familiar with hardware

Iron

I'm more familiar with software design.

Iron

I am more familiar with hardware design

I will take all the help I can get on either hardware or software

 

Iron

I'm more familiar with software, but I can do both HW and SW.

Iron

Software mostly. Digital H/W

Fairly comfortable with both.

Iron

Mostly SW design but comfortable with HW

Gold

Equally familiar with HW and SW.

Iron

comfortable with both

Iron

BSEE + BSCS MSEE here.... been doing both for a long time.

Hardware, but can do both

Iron

Can do both equally

Iron

More familiar with software design

Iron

I'm liking to use FPGA for "math co-processing".

Iron

More familiar with HW design

Iron

We are now on Slide 9

Blogger

Mostly a hardware guy with some uC programming experience

Iron

Very familiar with both HW and SW design

Iron

Familiar with both HW and SW.

Iron

Familar with both hardware and software.

Iron

Equally familiar with both hardware and software

Iron

More familiar with software design.  Making the hardware work.

Iron

I'm primarily a H/W designer.

Iron

I would use an FPGA to implement a embedded system with a soft processor

Iron

Can you suggest a Cap PB to purchase?

Iron

Warren's question was, Would you say you are more familiar with hardware or software design?

Blogger

We are now on Slide 8

Blogger

We are now on Slide 7

Blogger

Can you suggest a Caps PB to use with this board

Iron

Closed loop feedback project of some kind temp, press, control

Iron

POSSIBLE USE IN CONTROLLING REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS

Iron

Greetings better late than never

 

Iron

I have in miind a few things but most current would be solar pannel control and saftey. to do tracking but importantly rapid response to shorts.

Iron

Frequency capture and pwm output

Iron
I would like to use for video and data acquisition.
Iron

I would like to use a FPGA to control the function of an elevator for passengers.

Maybe I could make a high-speed multiplier to multiply two 16-bit numbers?

Iron

Instrument controller for test

Iron

Do you have a suggestion on the Caps PB we could purchase?

Iron

ADC interface: control and some DSP

Iron

resistivity measurements monitoring/multiplexing from external sensor/computer

Iron

Just trying to understand capability.

Iron

Not sure if FPGA is needed in design yet.

Iron

We are going to be automating a machine, including motor start stop and some sensors in the near future.

Iron

Temp sensor to drive a fan at speeds based on the temperature sensed.

Iron

I have a AD9850 Freq Gen chip, I want to load the 4 8 bit words  and mode word into the chip via a FPGA controller to produce a desired mode and frequency.

Iron

high-speed encoder interface with digital readout and SPI

Iron

User interface to a dual-motor controller, with over-temp, over-current, multi-mode communication interface to controller (RS-232 and RC PWM).

Iron

DAQ from mV sensors and frequency shift sensors.

Iron

I would like to use an FPGA to replace multiple logic chips.

This might be for controlling a machine.

Iron

controller for sensor

Iron

stepper motor controls with proximity switch inputs.

Iron

I/O expansion, serial expansion (UARTs, SPI, I2C)

Iron

I like to use an FPGA to control large number of 7 segment LED, LED's and multiple stepper control

SoC type design ; CPU, DSP finctions, I/Os (USB, Ethernet, serial port)

 

Iron

JTAG interface to pc to test custom ic's at remote locations.

Iron

As MCU and for signal processing

Iron

Not sure yet if FPGA is warranted as a supplement/replacement for a MCU in my current plans.

Iron

Robotic servo control.

Iron

image segmentation

Iron

sensor signal processsing

Iron

Robotics application

Iron

two channel precision timer ofr phase comparisons with a display driver for the results.

Iron

read decode encoder

adc dac 

read switches

Iron

Micro Controller Unit

Iron

home automation system

Iron

To implement a USB controller.

Iron

hope to use for process control

Iron

FPGA project:  Find the brightest region in an image.

Iron

ultrasound signal processing

Iron

I use FPGA for a fast state machine

Iron

Motor control BDC, BLDC. Stepper

Iron

Test equipment such as a logic analyzer.

Iron

Hello from Chicago.

 

Iron

Direct processing of PDM data with inputs and outputs in PDM

high speed I/O or home automation

Iron

looking to develop a user controlled timer with variable durations selectable by the user.

Iron

nothing specific at this time

Iron

I'm interested in doing something like increasing the number of SPI outputs from a microcontroller that only has a single SPI peripheral.

Iron

Multi sensors system

Iron

WM's? i have fpga's doing all kinds of things.

high speed multi-channel quadrature encoder interface with spi or I2C communication access

Iron

FPGA: For SIgnal collection and analysis -- particulary GForce sensors

Iron

Weather station data sensors

Iron

problems with audio again

Iron

Fequency measurement,  digital filtering audio and ultrasonic

Iron

Application: image processing accelerator

Iron

multichannel analyzer.  A/D to index into a memory array, increment locations to form spectra of input.

 

Radio control stability control.

Iron

nothing specific now

Iron

Design Goal - medical device I/O monitoring & watchdog.

Iron

Home Automation network

We are now on Slide 6

Blogger

I want to use FFTs for signal processing - audio

Gold

high speed I/O processing

Iron

Warren's question was, What kind of design would you like to use an FPGA for?

Blogger

Good afternoon from West Point, PA, USA.

Iron

Mine doesn't work with IE either. BTR customer support says "don't use IE". Firefox isn't working either.

 

Iron

rainy florida is here

 

Iron

Disable NoScript for Firefox!

@78RPM: I did only fill it out once.

Iron

Columbus checks in....

 

Iron

We are now on Slide 5

Blogger

hello from SW Michigan

Iron

Hello.  Slightly late.

Iron

We are now on Slide 4

Blogger

@StephMcGUBM:  I don't see the audio bar for today or the previous sessions this week.  I'm using IE9 browser.

Iron

Hello from Albuquerue.

Iron

@Steve470 - Press the button when it turns off and it should turn on again. Someone said yesterday that that is the correct behavior. Power saving feature.

 

Iron

@drrowley_lpe  FPGA book

I haven't read it yet but it looks well written.  Based on reviews on various web sites it looks like the definitive book on FPGA.

Iron

We are now on Slide 3

Blogger

Hello from Sugar Land TX

 

Iron

...and from montreal

 

Iron

We are now on Slide 2

Blogger

Hello from Atlanta

Iron

who has the demo board ?

Iron

@emertp, You only fill out the eval once after Friday's class.

Gold

Hello from Calgary Alberta

I got my PICO up yesterday, and it runs the pre loaded demo, but keeps shutting down.  Becomes unresponsive after about 30 sec.  Is this the demo, or is my board wonky?  Are others seeing the same?

Iron

Hello from Des Moines Iowa

 

Iron

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Toronto: You're at Ground Zero for this one.  Boston gets rain... :-)

Hello from Toronto!

Who let the snow out?

Iron

Hello from white-out Millington Michigan

Iron

@kencox9228 - I guess I'll just need to close it manually and then see if the app works later. Thx.

Iron

Hello from Cedar Park TX.  I'm having a great day.

Iron

@vmalan Aloha to you, too, brah.  I lived 22 years in Honolulu.

Gold

Hello all from Forest, MS. I got Diamond 3.1 running now and EV board on the way!

Iron

I have the 64 bit installion of Diamond and it does close.

Iron

aloha from Kona Hawaii

Iron

hello everyone from Timisoara, Romania

Iron

@emertp - We pull the data from our reporting systems.

 

Hail all, from SNOWY Buffalo, NY (51 deg F yesterday, blizzard today)

If you don't like the weather in Buffalo, wait a minute - it'll change!!  :-)

Iron

?? Anyone have an issue with the 64-bit app installation never exiting after finishing? It appears to have finished but the large Lattice Setup window never closes. I'm on Win7.

Iron

keepin it classy in san diego

Iron

@Ann:   How do you verify that all the requirements for the last class have been met? I submitted my survey.

Iron

Hello from Long Island, NY

Iron

Hello from Montreal Canada

Iron

Greetings from Colorado Springs.  Y'all having a great day??

Iron

Good afternoon from Minnetonka, MN.  The snow is finally melting.

Iron

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Blogger

Hello from sunny warm Montana at 3660' altitude

Gold

Hello from Longmont, CO

Iron

@fjgalan: It is DLS Time now. Just started this week.

Iron

 

hello from Mishawaka

 

Iron

@bangor077- you wont need to use the software today- we are going to focus on the evaluation board today.

Iron

On line in Thornville Ohio

Iron

Hi from Philippines!

Iron

Good afternoon from Spain, Valladolid.

Is this week in USA set the DLS time?

 

Iron

Super Snowey CNY hump day. It was warm and sunny yesterday. WTH !

Hi all!  Hope everyone else is also looking forward to day 3

Iron

Warren: Take a look at the slide deck... that should give an idea.

 

@Warren Working from home today due to weather.  I have Diamond installed at work but not at home.  Trying to download now (but Lattice site is fairly slow and file large).  Are we going to need it for Today's class?

Iron

Good afternoon from Rochester, NY.

Iron

Hello Ann and Warren.

Iron

Hello from Summerville, SC

Iron

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Hello again from Simi Valley, CA.

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Lincoln NE signing in

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Hello everyone from Boston, MA.

 

Hello from Beavercreek Ohio

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Hello from Hudson's Hope BC

Iron

Signign in from Colo. Springs

Iron

greetings from slc ut...

 

amazon has that fpga book for 60+$....  is it good?

Greetings from Plyouth, MN.

Lattice Diamond SW loaded, activated, and running. . .

Iron

Good morning from Edmonton, AB. I am reading the slides now.

Iron

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Some people have asked for a good reference book on FPGA design.  Digital Design and Computer Architecture, 2nd Ed., ISBN 978-0123944245, is a good one.  It uses both Verilog and VHDL.

You can get the version printed in India for under $20.  The text is identical; the print quality is good but not as good as the U.S. version.

Iron

Is this a REAL hump day?

Iron


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