Dear all Looks like i'll get hands on an FX3 DVK from Cypress soon. I'd like to use the new USB device controller to stream 3D-sensor data to a PC (1.2 - 2.7 Gbit/s depending on application type). In a first feasibility-study application (testing and evaluating USB and SW without having the "real" HW ready), a (small) FPGA could generate dummy volume data and feed it into the FX3's GPIF_II. However, Cypress has no intention to provide accesories like a FPGA-Board fitting to the FX3-DVK-GPF_II I/F ("P_Port to SAMTEC" in their schematic). Now my question: Does anybody know a third-party supplier of such accessories (no matter what FPGA, Altera or Xilinx preferred, config through serial cable, JTAG, USB, EEProm or similar)? Thanks, Peter
Now that I heard from my vendor that these FX3 DVK are available now any moment for "ordinary" companies, I'm curious whether there is anyone who already connected an FPGA to the FX3 device by a general purpose board. And, following from that: Has anybody such a board that can be bought? Kind of FPGA doen't really matter although Altera or Xilinx are preferred, need this thing just as a dummy data provider to work on the passive slave fifo I/F evaluation for a subsequent project. Regards
In meantime, such solutions are available. Cypress seems to hand out design resources http://www.cypress.com/?app=forum&id=167&rID=84361 and HW can be ordered at http://agile-sdr-solutions.com/ (look for "Cypress DVK to").
P. K. wrote: > and HW can be ordered at > http://agile-sdr-solutions.com/ No, this company seems not existent anymore. Paypal wont accept payment for this company and the web has many "never heard again from them" comments...
could be useful !? http://www.enclustra.com/en/products/fpga-manager/fpga-manager-usb3/
Dude wrote: > could be useful !? > http://www.enclustra.com/en/products/fpga-manager/fpga-manager-usb3/ I found this one earlier, too. Could work, however only if the (smaller) FPGA they supply are sufficient. To connect to a standard Altera devkit, you have to get active yourself. Cypress is at least giving an example: http://www.cypress.com/?app=forum&id=167&rID=84361
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