Altera DE1 Board

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Overview

The purpose of the Altera DE1 Development and Education board is to provide the ideal vehicle for advanced design prototyping in the multimedia, storage, and networking. It uses the state-of-the-art technology in both hardware and CAD tools to expose designers to a wide range of topics. The board offers a rich set of features that make it suitable for use in a laboratory environment for university and college courses, for a variety of design projects, as well as for the development of sophisticated digital systems. Altera provides a suite of supporting materials for the DE1 board, including tutorials, “ready-to-teach” laboratory exercises, and illustrative demonstrations.

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Specifications

DE1 board provides users many features to enable various multimedia project development. Component selection was made according to the most popular design in volume production multimedia products. The DE1 platform allows users to quickly understand all the insight tricks to design projects for industry.

  • Altera Cyclone II 2C20 FPGA with 20000 LEs
  • Altera Serial Configuration deivices (EPCS4) for Cyclone II 2C20
  • USB Blaster built in on board for programming and user API controlling
  • JTAG Mode and AS Mode are supported
  • 8Mbyte (1M x 4 x 16) SDRAM
  • 4Mbyte Flash Memory
  • 512Kbyte(256Kx16) SRAM
  • SD Card Socket
  • 4 Push-button switches
  • 10 DPDT switches
  • 8 Green User LEDs
  • 10 Red User LEDs
  • 4 Seven-segment LED displays
  • 50MHz oscillator ,24MHz oscillator ,27MHz oscillator and external clock sources
  • 24-bit CD-Quality Audio CODEC with line-in, line-out, and microphone-in jacks
  • VGA DAC (4-bit R-2R per channel) with VGA out connector
  • RS-232 Transceiver and 9-pin connector
  • PS/2 mouse/keyboard connector
  • Two 40-pin Expansion Headers
  • DE1 Lab CD-ROM which contains many examples with source code
  • Size:153*153 mm

Resources

Documents
Title  Version Size (KB) Date Added Download
 Board DE1 Information  –  929  2008-09-16  pdf
 Getting Started User Manual  –  2360  2008-09-16  pdf

CD-ROM

Title Version Size (KB) Date Added Download
 DE1 CD-ROM  –  –  2008-09-16  zip

Kit Contents

    • Altera DE1 Board
    • Altera DE1 CD-ROM – Version 0.8
    • Altera Quartus II DVD – Version 7.2.

(We provide Quartus II Web Edition software. To learn more about the details please visit Quartus II Software—Subscription Edition and Web Edition Comparison)

  • 1 Adapter DC 7.5V/0.8A (US wall plug)
  • 1 USB Cable
  • 6 Silicon Footstands
  • 2 Cables (black- and red-colored)
  • 2 PIN Headers, 1P1N

 

Detail information at Terasic Altera DE1 Board.