USB Blaster - ALTERA CPLD/FPGA Download Cable

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Internal Reference: KIT.FPGA.USB.BLASTER

The USB Blaster is a download cable designed for programming and configuring Altera CPLD and FPGA devices. Here are the technical specifications for the USB Blaster:

  1. Interface: USB 2.0
  2. Supported Devices: Altera CPLD and FPGA devices
  3. Operating Voltage: 1.5V to 5.5V
  4. JTAG Voltage: 1.5V to 5.5V
  5. Cable Length: Approximately 6 feet
  6. Operating Temperature: 0°C to 70°C
  7. Compatible Software: Quartus Prime Programmer
  8. Supported Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, and macOS

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  1. USB Interface: It connects to your computer via a USB port, allowing for easy and fast data transfer.
  2. Compatibility: It is compatible with ALTERA CPLD and FPGA devices, making it suitable for programming and debugging these devices.
  3. High-Speed Data Transfer: The USB Blaster cable supports high-speed data transfer, enabling quick programming and configuration of CPLD and FPGA devices.
  4. JTAG Support: It supports Joint Test Action Group (JTAG) programming and debugging, providing a reliable method for configuring and testing CPLD and FPGA devices.
  5. Compact Design: The USB Blaster cable has a compact and lightweight design, making it portable and easy to use in various settings.
  6. LED Indicators: Some models of the USB Blaster cable come with LED indicators to show the status of data transfer and device programming.
  7. Versatile Use: It can be used for a variety of applications, including prototyping, testing, and development of digital circuits using ALTERA CPLD and FPGA devices.

To use the USB Blaster - ALTERA CPLD/FPGA Download Cable, you will typically follow these steps:

  1. Connect the USB Blaster cable to your computer's USB port.
  2. Connect the other end of the cable to the JTAG header on your ALTERA CPLD/FPGA development board.
  3. Install the necessary drivers for the USB Blaster cable on your computer. These drivers can usually be found on the manufacturer's website.
  4. Install the programming software provided by ALTERA for programming the CPLD/FPGA device.
  5. Open the programming software and select the appropriate device and programming file.
  6. Configure the programming settings as needed (such as programming mode, clock speed, etc.).
  7. Initiate the programming process to download the configuration file to the CPLD/FPGA device.

Please refer to the specific documentation provided by ALTERA for detailed instructions on using the USB Blaster cable with your CPLD/FPGA development board.