IcyBlue Feather: a battery powered FPGA board #Feather #FPGA @oakdevtech @hacksterio

Oak Development Technologies has opened pre-orders for a compact dev board designed to ease users into working with FPGAs. Built around a Lattice Semi ICE5LP4K FPGA, the IcyBlue Feather is a Feather-format development board which looks to lower barriers to entry.

“This unique FPGA feather allows you to easily get started with FPGA development with a highly capable and robust ICE5LP4K FPGA from Lattice Semiconductor,” explains Oak’s Seth Kerr of his creation. “The ICE5LP4K brings two hardware I2C and SPI blocks, a bright RGB LED, two user LEDS, and 22 accessible GPIO through the headers of the Feather board.

Based on the popular breadboard-compatible Feather form factor, the IcyBlue Feather includes an FTDI FT232HQ USB bridge on-board, providing an easy way to program and power the device via its USB connector — and boasting compatibility with both Lattice Semi’s proprietary Diamond Programmer software and open source tools including Project IceStorm.

See the preorder page here and read more on hackster.io

Read all about Feather boards & ecosystem on Awesome Feather


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