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TRIFDEV a re-programmable FPGA I/O expander for Arduino

A project in Southampton, United Kingdom by Roy Bunce
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FPGA based multiple I/O port shield for any I2C bus. Ready to use, or develop your own control logic with free VHDL/Verilog software.
Backers: 38
Average Pledge Per Backer: £44

Funded: £1,666 of £2,500
Dates: Jun 10th -> Jul 10th (30 days)
Project By: Roy Bunce
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Latest News

Thanks to all the backers. Trifdev-ARD-FPGA can now be ordered.

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Verilog file now available

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
The first Verilog file is now available on the trifdev.com website, on the download page. This is the file which is used to compile the I/O expander loaded  which is loaded into all Trifdev FPGA modules.  (Read More)

Diamond constraint file released on www.trifdev.com

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Look on the download page of the website for the Diamond constraint (*.lpf) file. This is one of the files required for compiling the FPGA code. It maps the logical name of each input/output function to its physical pin number. Also included are... (Read More)

Parts list and Gerber files released.

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The parts list and pcb manufacturing files have now been released, and can be found on trifdev.com in the download section.  (Read More)

Production pcbs on order!

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Hardware description now available

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
The first part of the tutorial is now available on the trifdev.com web site. It describes the hardware and includes details of the interconnections between the  various components.  (Read More)

Updated schematics now available

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

First pre-production board tested!

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
The first pre-production board has now been assembled and tested. No major problems were found, so we are ready for full production. The next step is to update the schematic and publish a copy here. Thanks to all the backers for their support. As... (Read More)

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