[HARDWARE] Just Courious......

William J [on the road] Halverson william at netpros.net
Thu Sep 16 12:27:19 EDT 1999



Jameel!

Excellent!  I'm forwarding this on to the man!

Bill



Jameel Akari wrote:

> On Thu, 16 Sep 1999, William J [on the road] Halverson wrote:
>
> > entire design/program job himself ... he'd probably want someidea how many of these
> > things people
> > would want in an initial run.
>
>         I'd buy one if it was say <$200, and was upgradeable (as suggested
> by another reader).  And reprogrammable (as in the FPGAs aren't locked).
> And open-source in one way or another.
>
>         And for the person who brought up the issue of latches in FPGA's-
> even the smallish Xilinx 4010's I used in class last year have dedicated
> flip-flops which can be configured as a couple kinds of latch.  Each CLB
> (component logic block) had four, IIRC.  BIgger parts (XC4028,4060, etc)
> have more CLBS and more features in each CLB.
>
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