General purpose FPGA board

General purpose FPGA board

CETIC has developed a general purpose FPGA board, which includes volatile memory (RAM), non-volatile memory (Flash), power and programmable input/output. This board is equipped with a programmable 32-bit processor, running µcLinux.

Date: 3 May 2005


Scalability of embedded systems and IoT networks 

About project: RETICOM 

Author : Damien Hubaux

With this board, CETIC satisfies partner needs concerning the implementation of programmable embedded systems with a ready-to-use platform. This board fits numerous purposes in a fast and efficient way.

The typical usage scenarios of this board include prototyping, feasibility studies and validation. This board is indeed designed to be open to a wide range of applications.

Its main characteristics are:

  • EP1C6 cost-effective FPGA (up to EP1C12)
  • 32-bit Nios II soft processor (up to 100 Mhz) ucLinux ready
  • 16 MB Fast SDRAM
  • 32 MB CFI Flash
  • Input voltage: 5 - 40 V
  • On board 1.5V and 3.3V regulated
  • 56 user I/O
General purpose FPGA board (8x5 cm)