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Week in (p)review: April 15, 2011

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Don't forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Everyone who posts a project log this week gets a free PCB! Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: Bus Blaster v2 was released, the first batch is almost gone A PIC LCD backpack...

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Week in (p)review: March 25, 2011

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Don't forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. This week our favorite project gets a free QFP protoboard. Here's a summary of major developments over the last week: Bus Blaster v2 was featured in this week’s status update post, the hardware is being tested now...

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Create NTSC video output from CPLDs and FPGAs

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

PyroElectro shows how to make NTSC video with a FPGA: NTSC video is a standard that has been around almost as long as black and white TVs. It's a true analog standard, but we can use digital FPGA signals to create NTSC. This tutorial shows you how to output simple...

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CPLD breakout board PCBs

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

A box of PCBs just arrived with the new CPLD breakout board designs. The top board is for the XC9500XL family (XC9572XL), the other boards is for a CoolRunner-II (XC2C64A). Check out the quick start guides for these parts. Both boards have all the pins broken out to header, and...

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  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
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