ULX3S

by Radiona.org / Zagreb Makerspace

A powerful, open hardware ECP5 FPGA dev board

View all updates Sep 21, 2020

Our Shipment Has Finally Arrived at Mouser's Warehouse

by Goran Mahovlić

Hi everybody. We lost a couple weeks due to customs-related issues, but everything has come through in the end. The shipment is now at Mouser’s warehouse, and they’ll begin sorting it all out this week. We’ve pushed the estimated ship date back to October 12th, but we expect crowdfunding orders to be on their way before that.

You have all been awesomely patient with these fulfillment delays. Thank you!

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Future Production

More good news. We received that replacement vacuum motor, so our pick-and-place machine is back up and running. Which means I get to continue experimenting with it!

Using this script, I was able to export the USB PMOD KiCad project and complete a test on that:

Slow Motion

Full Speed

Next up, I’ll have a go at the new GPDI PMOD design. (We didn’t change much, but it’s now a four-layer board with 0402 resistors and capacitors so everything fits on the bottom side.) I did some experimental panels, which are already in production.

Other news

  • Končar is already working on next batch of ULX3S boards.
  • e-radionica is working on the next batch of PMODs
  • EMARD's experiment with ESP32 WROOM/WROVER compatibility is waiting on our current pick-and-place experiments to wrap up.

Until our next update,
- The Radiona team!


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Product Choices

$39

Expansion Boards

A set of three expansion boards for ULX3S: one dual-USB board with support for IR send and receive, one Digital Video board for GPDI input or as a second GPDI output, and one OV7670 camera connector.


$115

ULX3S with ECP5 12F

ULX3S development board with a Lattice ECP5 (LFE5U-12F-6BG381C) FPGA. 12k LUTs and a whole lot more.


$155

ULX3S with ECP5 85F

ULX3S development board with a Lattice ECP5 (LFE5U-85F-6BG381C) FPGA. 84k LUTs and a whole lot more.

Credits

Radiona.org / Zagreb Makerspace

Radiona.org / Zagreb Makerspace works to enhance the visibility of makers' open source culture and sustainable production, as well as to help connect all possible fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM).


EMARD

Marko Zec

Goran Mahovlić

Deborah Hustic

Damir Prizmić

Marko Jovanović

Boris Vidošević

Marvin Sinister

Igor Brkić

Mato Ilijic

Zvonimir Domazet

gojimmypi


Watterott

Components and Hardware Sourcing

Končar

Electrical Engineering

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