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Basic information Regarding fpga boards

Altera_Forum
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Hi,  

I'm a PG student, working on Xilinx Spartan 3E board. but I'm Much confused between these vendors and their board. 

Please help me to understand the difference between Altera, Terrasic, Xilinx, Digilent. who are vendors. which vendors board are good for educational purpose, what are their hardware differences. is alteraa and terrasic different, please guide in this basic concept. 

 

Thanks in advance !
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Altera_Forum
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Altera and Xilinx are manufacturers of FPGA chips. 

 

Terasic and Digilent are companies that manufacture boards loaded with FPGAs. 

 

Terasic and Digilent make boards for the University Programs for Altera and Xilinx respectively. 

 

Cheers, 

Dave
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