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Others => FPGA => Topic started by: danoki on September 15, 2020, 06:32:09 pm

Title: Programming ICE40 FPGA Dev board using Teensy?
Post by: danoki on September 15, 2020, 06:32:09 pm
Hi,

I've been looking into getting into FPGAs finally (10 years general EE) and noted the Olimex ice40 boards as a cheap/opensource way of dipping my toes in...

I understand an arduino board can be used to program an Olimex ice40 board, but what about using a Teensy 3.2? I hope it would be faster than the example using a Buspirate I've seen. 8)

Cheers,

danoki
Title: Re: Programming ICE40 FPGA Dev board using Teensy?
Post by: LubOlimex on September 16, 2020, 10:20:21 am
Probably it can be used too, but the software that we provided was made for AVR Arduino and Arduino-like boards. Not sure if the same software would work with the Teensy 3.2 since it seems to use ARM chip - from my experience there is always some discrepancy in the libraries used. But if you can adapt the software - sure.