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Sydney-X1 FPGA Computer, US$499 introductory price

Started by Tony Burch July 22, 2004
BurchED announces the availability of the Sydney-X1
FPGA Computer, for the introductory price of US$499 !

The SYDNEY-X1 FPGA Computer -
An educational FPGA development system for universities,
design engineers, and electronics hobbyists.
http://www.burched.biz/sydneyx1.html

Features:
* Complete FPGA system with keyboard, mouse, VGA cable,
        speaker, 64MB CF card, RS232 port, power supply
        and FPGA programming cable.
* B5-X300 FPGA motherboard with 300K gate Xilinx
        SpartanIIE device.
* Modules mounted in a stylish transparent box.
* Works with the free Xilinx WebPACK(tm) design software.
* Programming in VHDL or Verilog hardware description
        language.
* Two 7-Segment-Displays.
* 2Mbit fast SRAM (accessible as 128K x 16 or 256K x 8).
* 64 colour VGA output.
* Mono audio output with speaker, for great quality, loud
        sound output
* Flash-config device, configures FPGA automatically on
        power-up.
* Power supply, with a wall plug for your country.
* Access to the BurchED Sydney-X1 user login area.
* Five-Pack deal (five Sydney-X1 computers in a box) for
         university customers that want to put the Sydney-X1s
         into student laboratories.  Fantastic value when
         buying five at a time.
         Order code: 5Pack-Sydney-X1 FPGA Computers.

Full details of the Sydney-X1, including pictures and
screenshots, are at http://www.burched.biz/sydneyx1.html


Other new BurchED products in July 2004:

* B5-Starter-Value-Pack
         http://www.burched.biz/b5startervp.html
* B5-Audio-Out
         http://www.burched.biz/b5audioout.html
* B5-Super-Mounting-Board
         http://www.burched.biz/b5supermountingboard.html
* B5-Super-Perspex-Box
         http://www.burched.biz/b5superperspexbox.html

The B5-Audio-Out or the Super-Mounting-Board / Box
may be very useful additions to your kit if you already
own a B5-Super-Value-Pack.


Tony Burch wrote:
> BurchED announces the availability of the Sydney-X1 > FPGA Computer, for the introductory price of US$499 ! > > The SYDNEY-X1 FPGA Computer - > An educational FPGA development system for universities, > design engineers, and electronics hobbyists. > http://www.burched.biz/sydneyx1.html > > Features: > * Complete FPGA system with keyboard, mouse, VGA cable, > speaker, 64MB CF card, RS232 port, power supply > and FPGA programming cable. > * B5-X300 FPGA motherboard with 300K gate Xilinx > SpartanIIE device. > * Modules mounted in a stylish transparent box. > * Works with the free Xilinx WebPACK(tm) design software. > * Programming in VHDL or Verilog hardware description > language. > * Two 7-Segment-Displays. > * 2Mbit fast SRAM (accessible as 128K x 16 or 256K x 8). > * 64 colour VGA output. > * Mono audio output with speaker, for great quality, loud > sound output > * Flash-config device, configures FPGA automatically on > power-up. > * Power supply, with a wall plug for your country. > * Access to the BurchED Sydney-X1 user login area.
Very neat, but too pricey for students to afford. Mike