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Breakout board for the DAC900E a 165 MSPS @ 10 Bit DAC

This breakout board helps me to interface my FPGA with the DAC900E from Texas Instruments. The DAC has 165 MSPS and 10 bits which is quite some speed. The combination FPGA and DAC opens up for experiments with digital signal

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Design of a FPGA PCB including USB2.0 interface and two 80 MHz ADCs

This is my most advanced homemade PCB design until now. The PCB contains a EP3C5E144C8N Cyclone III FPGA from ALTERA, two 8 bit ADCs AD9057 from Analog Devices @ 80 MHz, a FTDI USB2.0 controller and many other things. The

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ADC readout and USB2.0 data transfer with an FPGA

Recently I bought the Altera DE0 Development and Education FPGA board from Terasic. This is a project giving the development board a fast USB2.0 interface. As an USB 2.0 controller the FT232H Single Channel Hi-Speed USB to Multipurpose UART/FIFO IC

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Raspberry Pi as an Oscilloscope @ 10 MSPS

Finally today my article about making the Raspberry Pi to an oscilloscope was published in “The MagPi” issue 24 page 4-9 http://www.themagpi.com/issue/issue-24/ The article describes a Linux kernel module needed for the readout and gives a starting example how to

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