Low-cost, open-source FPGA boards in a tiny form factor
The TinyFPGA boards are a new series of low-cost, open-source FPGA boards in a tiny form factor.
Because they were designed to be the least expensive, they do not include a built-in USB interface. Instead they rely on JTAG programmers.
Solder on pins for use in a breadboard or PCB socket; or solder connectors, wires, and components directly onto the board.
The A-series boards use either XO2-256 (A1) or XO2-1200 (A2) FPGAs from Lattice.
- Small form-factor that is breadboard friendly; plenty of space on either side for connecting jumpers or components.
- Easily accessible JTAG interface pins located both on the side IO connectors as well as a header on the top of the board. This is an inexpensive way to support in circuit programming and testing.
- Low-power and low-cost design relies on integrated FPGA functionality: internal configuration flash memory, internal clock generator, and fixed 3.3v power supply requirement. External memory, clocks, and power supplies can be added external to the board.
FPGA Feature Summary of TinyFPGA Boards
|TinyFPGA A1||TinyFPGA A2||TinyFPGA B2|
|Distributed RAM||2 KBits||10 KBit|
|Block RAM||64 KBit||128 KBit|
|User Flash||64 KBit||2000 KBit|
|Phase Lock Loops||1||1|
|User IO Pins||21||21||23|
TinyFPGA A-Series User Guide
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