Monday, December 14, 2009

New Low-Cost Altera FPGA Eval Board

The New $49 BeMicro FPGA Evaluation Kit available from looks very impressive with the availability of free tools and a Nios II processor. With the on-board USB-Blaster for Quartus II Web edition you should have all you need to design and debug with a custom FPGA microcontroller. For I/O you have an 80-pin edge connector, eight LEDs, a UART and JTAG. See this getting started page for more details.

UPDATE: There are a number of low cost BeMicro boards available from Arrow at including the new BeMicro Max 10 for $30 US.