Friday 7 May 2010

My Latest Gadget: Altera MAX II

SLS ELT II development board with Altera MAX II

Here's my latest gadget, a SLS ELT II development board with Altera MAX II picked up for £1.20 on eBay :-) It provides 240 programmable logic elements and 8 kilobits of flash memory.  I haven't got anything planned for it yet apart from a crazy idea about evolving a logic array to solve a problem.  Have you got any great ideas for a project?


  1. This might be a dumb idea, but I'm starting to think implementing an OISC might be interesting if 240 elements is adequate. :-)

  2. why not get the altera terasic de0 board for $79 and be able to really do something interesting ?

  3. Looks cool, I've also wanted to implement a OISC in hardware. I would have thought that the board has enough logic elements to do it. Best of luck and have fun.

  4. I just had to make a 7-bit calculator on one of these... Funnn.


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