[Lancelot] Stratix III

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Nov 8 16:26:34 PST 2006

Tommy Thorn wrote:
> I have recently turned my attention to this board:
> http://www.digilentinc.com/Products/Detail.cfm?Prod=S3E1600&Nav1=Products&Nav2=Programmable
> which is the Spartan 3E Starter kit in the 3S1600E guise (29,504 LE).
> The interesting part is the price ($300) which makes it a much more
> attractive option for designs that are intended for more than just
> myself. The major flaw is only 8 colors on the video interface and the
> single PS/2 port. You will probably complain about the lack of a
> CompactFlash interface, but it should not be very hard to make an
> SD-card adapter as a peripheral component.

Yeah, it still means gunking with hardware which makes the design a lot 
less portable.  That's been the problem with Lancelot since Microtronix 
took it over and made it prohibitively expensive.


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