Cyclone III Video Development Kit

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Board Category: Development Kit

Components & Interface: Expansion: HSMC; Industry Standard: RS232; Video: DVI Input

End Market: Automotive, Broadcast, Computer & Storage, Consumer, Industrial, Medical, Military, Test & Measurement

Technology: General Purpose

Arria Series: Arria® V: Arria® V GX


Intel®'s Cyclone® III device is an ideal video processing platform given the large number of multipliers, low power and M9K memory blocks.Bitec have made available a cost effective kit targeted at Video processing development using a Cyclone III device for the core processing. The kit contains the Cyclone III FPGA Development Kit which utilizes an EP3C129 device and two HSMC video interface cards together with a collection of IP cores and reference designs. The kit provides a variety of video interface standards including both digital and analogue up to HD resolutions.

Order Information

Ordering Code
DEVKIT1$1495Buy Now

Development Kit Hardware Contents

  • Cyclone® III EP3C120F780 Development base kit
  • A Bitec quad video daughter card
  • Bitec HSMC DVI card
  • A CDROM with various IP CORES and reference designs
  • A DVI cable is also included

Development Kit Software Contents

  • 8 composite or 4 s-video inputs
  • 1 HD (1080p) DVI Output port or
  • 1 TV (PAL/NTSC) output with resolutions to 1024×768 and support for composite, s-video or SCART (RGB) outputs
  • 1 HD (1080p) DVI Output port (HDMI with external adaptor)
  • 1 HD (1080p) DVI Input port (HDMI with external adaptor)

Support Document

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doc-us-dsnbk-263-0906451706175-ciii-video-dev-kit-product-brief1.pdfCIII VIDEO DEV KIT1.00

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Latest version of Quartus supported 15.1
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