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Papilio DUO - Drag and Drop FPGA Circuit Lab for Makers

A project in Westminster, CO by Jack Gassett

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Simply draw circuits connected to an Arduino-Compatible chip. Supercharge your sketches and unleash your inner DaVinci!
Backers: 451
Average Pledge Per Backer: $139

Funded: $62,707 of $30,000
Dates: May 28th -> Jun 27th (30 days)
Project By: Jack Gassett
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Latest News

What can Papilio DUO do? Color object tracking done in schematic editor.

June 25th - via:
Ok, so I figured the best way to answer the question of what can be done with the Papilio DUO is to show what Papilio users have accomplished with previous boards. Check out this project that pulls color data from a camera and then operates servos to... (Read More)

First look at Classic Computing Shield Prototypes!

June 25th - via:
I just got the PCB's for the Classic Computing Shield in today. I quickly built up one board with just the major components and recorded this video so you can see how the V-Score works.    (Read More)

Case for Papilio DUO - Os1r1s - $50K - Stretch goal reached!

June 24th - via:
Hello everyone, looks like we made it to the $50K stretch goal and Os1r1s just sent me a picture of the first prototype he made for the case. Now this is a 3D printed prototype but Os1r1s plans to use injection molding to manufacture these cases!... (Read More)

Surprise Stretch Goal! Free RGB LED Panel Wing if we reach $75K!

June 21st - via:
Hello everyone, thank you once again for backing the Papilio DUO. We are coming down to the last few days of the Kickstarter campaign and after being inspired by the awesome RGB LED Panel Demos that Alvaro made I decided to make a special stretch... (Read More)

ZPUino RGB LED Matrix Demo for Papilio DUO - Part 2 - Video Playback!

June 20th - via:
Ok! So after posting the last RGB Matrix Demo the question was asked, "Can it play video from an SD card?" Alvaro took a look, thought about it for a couple minutes and then said, "Why not!". I was expecting an epic battle but about two hours later... (Read More)

ZPUino RGB LED Matrix Demo for Papilio DUO

June 18th - via:
The question that keeps coming up when talking about the Papilio DUO is, "What kind of things can I do with it?" Well, the possibilities are endless, but interfacing hardware that require far greater speeds then the Arduino can support is the easy... (Read More)

Papilio DUO - Different Color Schemes

June 17th - via:
Hello everyone, I ordered several new batches of Papilio DUO boards with different color combinations so we could see first hand how they will look. The three color combinations are (from left to right): Glossy black background with white lettering... (Read More)

Classic Computing Shield - Collaboration Request

June 11th - via:
Hello everyone, I started reworking the Classic Computing shield yesterday and wanted to share the work so far. There was a great forum thread with some very helpful ideas I've tried to incorporate. The two most important things are the addition of a... (Read More)

The Unofficial Papilio DUO Pinout Diagram

June 4th - via:
Papilio user DanC is already planning out his Papilio DUO project and decided to get a head start. After studying the Papilio DUO schematic he put together this really great "Unofficial" Papilio DUO pinout diagram. I think we need to change this to... (Read More)

Papilio DUO Funded!!! Explanation of Stretch Goal 1 - Arduino to Wishbone Bridge

June 3rd - via:
Yahooooo!!!! The Papilio DUO project is funded!  I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your vote of confidence and support of the Papilio DUO on Kickstarter. It's very exciting to reach the funding goal so quickly, thank you so much! We have a... (Read More)

New Animated Tour Section in Kickstarter Video.

May 28th - via:
Hello everyone, just wanted to reach out and thank you for being early supporters of the Papilio DUO! I just updated the Kickstarter video with a cool new animated tour of the Papilio DUO. It was contributed by longtime Papilio team member Dhia... (Read More)

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