Summary of FPGA development boardsΒΆ


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Here is a list of some entry-level FPGA boards. They all work with the free software from the FPGA vendors (Xilinx or Altera).

Product Price connection FPGA
XESS XuLA-50 $39 USB XC3S50A
Avnet Spartan-3A Evaluation Kit $49 USB Xilinx XC3S400A
LatticeXP2 Brevia $49 Parallel Lattice LFXP2-5E-6
BeMicro Eval Kit $49 USB Altera EP3C16F
Basys2 FPGA Board $79 USB Xilinx XC3E100
KNJN Saxo $79.95 USB Altera EP1C3T100
Avnet Spartan-6 LX9 MicroBoard $89 USB Spartan-6 XC6SLX9
Spartan 3E Breakout and Development Board $99 JTAG Xilinx XC3S500E
EasyFPGA EZ1KUSB-10 $169 USB Altera EP1K10T
Xilinx-3A Starter Kit $189 USB Xilinx XC3S700A
XESS XSA-3S1000 $199 Parallel XC3S1000
EasyFPGA EZ1CUSB-6 $199 USB Altera EP1C12

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