Monday, November 07, 2011

DE2-115 Development and Education Board by Altera

The Altera® DE2-115 Development and Education board was designed by professors, for professors. It is an ideal vehicle for learning about digital logic, computer organization, and FPGAs. Featuring an Altera Cyclone® IV 4CE115 FPGA, the DE2-115 board is designed for university and college laboratory use. It is suitable for a wide range of exercises in courses on digital logic and computer organization, from simple tasks that illustrate fundamental concepts to advanced designs.

The DE2-115 box includes:

  • The 8¼ x 6 inch DE2-115 board with a Cyclone IV EP4CE115 (780-pin package) FPGA
  • 12V AC/DC adaptor
  • USB cable
  • Plexiglas cover for the DE2-115 board
  • Installation guide

DE2-115 Board Information
  • Cyclone IV EP4CE115F29C7 with EPCS64 64-Mbit serial configuration device
I/O Interfaces
  • Built-in USB-Blaster for FPGA configuration
  • Line In/Out, Microphone In (24-bit Audio CODEC)
  • Video Out (VGA 8-bit DAC)
  • Video In (NTSC/PAL/Multi-format)
  • RS232
  • Infrared input port
  • PS/2 mouse or keyboard port
  • Two 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • USB 2.0 (type A and type B)
  • Expansion headers (one 40-pin header)
  • HSMC high-speed header
  • 128 MB SDRAM, 2 MB SRAM, 8 MB Flash
  • SD memory card slot
  • Eight 7-segment displays
  • 16 x 2 LCD display
Switches and LEDs
  • 18 toggle switches
  • 18 red LEDs
  • 9 green LEDs
  • Four debounced pushbutton switches
  • 50 MHz clock
  • External SMA clock input
  • External SMA clock output