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Broken Pins Determination?

HZhen21
Beginner
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Hi, I am using Cyclone 10LP for SPI communication between PIC24 and this FPGA. I accidentally assigned same trace ports, SPI MOSI from PIC24 to Cyclone 10LP, both as output ports on both side. After I fixed the FPGA port direction, I measured 1.3V at the PIC24 output instead of 3.3V. After I took out 33 ohms series resistor, I can see 3.3V at the PIC24 output, so I assumed the FPGA pin is broken.

I want to know how can I determine and make sure this pin is damaged and not working functional?

Thank you!

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YuanLi_S_Intel
Employee
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Hi Hao Zhen,

 

1 of the most easiest way is to toggle the output pin and then measure the pin using ossilloscope. If the VIH and VOH is as expected, then it is not broken.

 

Thank You.

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YuanLi_S_Intel
Employee
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Hi Hao Zhen,

 

1 of the most easiest way is to toggle the output pin and then measure the pin using ossilloscope. If the VIH and VOH is as expected, then it is not broken.

 

Thank You.

HZhen21
Beginner
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Hello Bruce,

 

Thanks for answering my question!

Do you mean changing this pin of FPGA from input to output and toggle it? I did this test today and this FPGA pin can generate ~3.3V output pulse, 3.5V to be accurate.

 

Thank you!

YuanLi_S_Intel
Employee
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Yes sir. If it can be. By right it shouldnt have any problem on the pin.

HZhen21
Beginner
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