The EP2C5T144 Altera Cyclone II FPGA is a minimal development board that can be embedded into the practical applications. It can be used for a variety of tasks, ranging from simple logic control, data acquisition, signal processing, mathematical calculations and more.
All the I/Os are routed to standard header pins which can be used to connect peripherals, memories and other expansion modules.
- Breakout headers for all usable I/O
- On-board 3.3V & 1.2V regulators.
- Single 5V power source via 2.1mm DC socket
- 3x programmable user LEDS connected to pins 3, 7 & 9
- Power LED
- On-board 50MHz oscillator connected to pin 17
- Reset button
- JTAG interface
- ASP serial programming interface with on board EPCS4 storage
- Compatible with the Altera Quartus 2 and free web edition software
- Number of Logic Elements: 4608 (16 LE's per block)
- Number of 4K bit memory blocks: 26 (119,808 total bits)
- Number of embedded multipliers: 13 (can be configured as 2 x 9 bit or 1 x 18 bit)
- Number of PLL's: 2
- Maximum usable IO: 89
- FPGA Chip: Altera Cyclone II, EP2C5T144C8N
- FPGA chip has 4068 logic elements
- Multiple 4k RAM blocks giving a total of 119,898 bits
- 13 multipliers
- Two PLLs
- 89 I/Os
- Maximum clock frequency is 300 MHz
- FPGA Core Voltage : 1.2V
- FPGA IO voltage : 3.3V
- Configuration EEPROM chip: 4Mbit EPCS4
- Oscillator Frequency: 50MHz
- Size : 6 (cm) * 8 (cm)
Depending on your design, FPGAs can consume a large amount of power. If you have a complex design it may exceed the capabilities of the on-board regulators. In this case you should power the development board via the power header pins.