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How to purchase a DE2 board
New DE1 info is here
New Camera and LCD
info is here
DE2 Design Examples
DE2 Clock is a clock/timer that uses the DE2's LCD to display the current time. A VHDL-based state machine is used to communicate with the LCD display controller. The Key2 pushbutton resets the time. All VHDL source code is included.
Rapid Prototyping of Digital Systems SOPC Edition now available from Springer Publishing ISBN 978-0-387-72670-0. Source code and documentation can be found in the book and design files are on the DVD.
NOTE: Right click and use Save Target As for the *.sof programming files below:
PS/2 keyboard demo – displays keyboard make and break scan codes in hex on the LCD
PS/2 mouse demo – displays mouse data on the LCD
Moving Ball video display – displays a moving ball on a VGA monitor
MIPS Processor core – runs a short MIPS program on the MIPS processor core from Patterson and Hennessey, Computer Organization and Design on a VGA monitor and the LCD. Pushbuttons reset and single step the processor.
Available in Rapid Prototyping of Digital Systems: A complete NIOS II DE2 hardware and software tutorial – develops a Nios II hardware design and runs a short C program on a NIOS II processor that blinks the LEDs and tests the DE2's memory and I/O. Uses SOPC Builder and the NIOS II IDE tool to download and run. A uClinux port for the DE2 is also included.
DE2 Hardware Datasheets & Resources
DE2 Hardware Reference ManualBus and Interfacing Resources
DE2 Chip Datasheets
Additional Data on DE2 I/O Devices
LCD Module - GDM1602A and LCD controller timing here
3V to 5V conversion Bus switch IDTQS3384
I2C Bus SummaryDE2 Software Resources
Serial, Parallel, and USB books & links
Software to monitor Serial, USB ports, and Ethernet Traffic on a PC
Interfacing external hardware
Altera DE2 demos
Altera DE2 labs
Altera DE2 tutorials
Introduction to Quartus
Quartus Reference Manual Vol. 1
Quartus Reference Manual Vol. 2
Quartus Reference Manual Vol. 3
NIOS II Processor Manuals
Ram Megafunction User Guide
Quartus Web Version Software
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