Posts Tagged ‘XC2C64A’

XC2C64A CPLD development board back in stock

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

CoolRunner-II XC2C64A CPLD development boards are back in stock at Seeed Studio. CPLDs are programmable logic gate arrays which allow you to build custom logic devices simply by programing them. Get the CoolRunner-II development board for $15 and XC9572XL dev-board  for $15.

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Run unsigned code on the XBOX360

Monday, August 29th, 2011

There's a new exploit to run unsigned code on the XBOX360. Presumably Linux. Looks like the haxxors have fund a method for hacking the XBOX360 via glitching. They slow down the CPU and send a slower than required reset pulse. Then, about 25% of the times it glitches and loads...

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App note: CoolRunner-II character LCD module interface

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Xilinx has an application note explaining how to use LCD modules with a CPLD. CoolRunner-II CPLDs can be used to control dot-matrix liquid crystal display (LCD) modules. The low-power characteristics of LCD modules make them an ideal complement to the CoolRunner-II family. These displays typically require 3.3V signals. However, this...

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Week in (p)review: April 01, 2011

Friday, April 1st, 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: We released XC9572XL and XC2C64A (CoolRunner-II) CPLD development boards USB IR Toy v1 and Web platform v1.1...

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NEW PROTOTYPE: CoolRunner-II CPLD development board

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Ever get stuck choosing the right logic chip combination or voltage level translator? Give up the hunt and create your own custom logic chip. CPLDs can give you the logic you need, with the pinout you want, while saving board space and board revisions. The CoolRunner-II XC2C CPLD has two...

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Recent Comments

  • readybrek: Anyone got a any recommendations for a budget-priced hot air station?
  • William: lol I'm happy to waste 3c for each program/debug cycle... but probably not the time spent soldering a new device down to a proto board!...
  • 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...