[time-nuts] FPGA protobards (was Re: Of rubidium life andpiggy-bank anemia....)
df6jb at ulrich-bangert.de
Sat Dec 1 15:04:24 EST 2007
what you call "nasty" is a standard PGA 21X21 socket produced in
millions of copies for early Pentium processors. It has a 2.54 mm pitch
making it ideal to plug the board into a breadboard. If you have
something better, tell us!
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> Von: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com
> [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] Im Auftrag von christopher hoover
> Gesendet: Samstag, 1. Dezember 2007 19:08
> An: time-nuts at febo.com
> Betreff: [time-nuts] FPGA protobards (was Re: Of rubidium
> life andpiggy-bank anemia....)
> Ulrich Bangert wrote:
> > For that reason I have decided to buy me this smart device and
> > experiment with it:
> > http://www.enterpoint.co.uk/moelbryn/darnaw1.html
> Wow. That "connector" looks nasty. What the heck are you
> supposed to do with that?
> Let me suggest an alternative. I've used several of the FPGA
> and CPLD boards made by Digilent. I have been pleased by all
> of their products so far.
The 3E starter board is $149.
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