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Altera DE0 Board

Cyclone III EP3C16F484 with ~16,000 LEs

8MB SDRAM & 4MB Flash

USB Blaster Onboard

SD card Socket & VGA Output

 

Product Description

Altera DE0 Board Description

The DE0 Development and Education board is designed in a compact size with all the essential tools for novice users to gain knowledge in areas of digital logic, computer organization and FPGAs. It is equipped with Altera Cyclone III 3C16 FPGA device, which offers 15,408 LEs. The board provides 346 user I/O pins, and is loaded with a rich set of features that makes it suitable to be used for advanced university and college courses, as well as the development of sophisticated digital systems. The DE0 combines the Altera low-power, low-cost, and high performance Cyclone III FPGA to control the various features of the DE0 Board. The DE0 Development Board includes software, reference designs, and accessories required to ensure the user simple access in evaluating their DE0 Board.

Specification 

Cyclone III 3C16 FPGA

  • 15,408 LEs
  • 56 M9K Embedded Memory Blocks
  • 504K total RAM bits
  • 56 embedded multipliers
  • 4 PLLs
  • 346 user I/O pins
  • FineLine BGA 484-pin package

SDRAM

  • One 8-Mbyte Single Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic RAM memory chip

Flash Memory

  • 4-Mbyte NOR Flash memory
  • Support Byte (8-bits)/Word (16-bits) mode

SD card socket

  • Provides both SPI and SD 1-bit mode SD Card access

Built-in USB Blaster circuit

  • On-board USB Blaster for programming
  • Using the Altera EPM240 CPLD

Altera Serial Configuration device

  • Altera EPCS4 serial EEPROM chip

Switches

  • 3 pushbutton switches
  • 10 Slide switches

General User Interfaces

  • 10 Green color LEDs
  • 4 seven-segment displays
  • 16×2 LCD Interface (Not include LCD module)

Clock inputs

  • 50-MHz oscillator

VGA output

  • Uses a 4-bit resistor-network DAC
  • With 15-pin high-density D-sub connector
  • Supports up to 1280×1024 at 60-Hz refresh rate

Serial ports

  • One RS-232 port (Without DB-9 serial connector)
  • One PS/2 port (Can be used through a PS/2 Y Cable to allow you to connect a keyboard and mouse to one port)

Two 40-pin expansion headers

  • 72 Cyclone III I/O pins, as well as 8 power and ground lines, are brought out to two 40-pin expansion connectors
  • 40-pin header is designed to accept a standard 40-pin ribbon cable used for IDE hard drives

Connectivity

 Altera DE0 Board with LT24 Daughter Card

LT24 Daughter Card connects to the DE0

 

 

Resources 

 Altera DE0 Document

 Altera DE0 User Manual

Deliverables

Kit contents

  • Altera DE0 Board
  • USB Cable
  • Altera’s Quartus® II Subscription

  • DE0 User Manual, Quick Start Guide
  • DE0 Acrylic
  • Adapter DC 7.5V/0.8A (US wall plug)

Additional Information

Weight 800 kg
FLash Memory

4 MB

SRAM

N/A

SDRAM

8 MB

LEs

15408

Device

EP3C16

Core Manufacturer

Altera FPGA Boards

Family

Cyclone III

PLL

4

Video In

Video Out

VGA

Clocking Frequency

50Mhz

SD Card Socket

Yes

GPIO

Yes

COM Port

RS232

Power

7.5V/0.8A

LCD

16×2