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DE2 component

Altera_Forum
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Hello all, 

 

First time poster. I recently bought DE2 board for my FYP. I received it from Terasic 10 days ago and have just began using it. To my horror a voltage regulation component is missing, see below. 

 

http://i902.photobucket.com/albums/ac225/younge101/20140215_152537_zps40ecb1de.jpg 

 

I live in Ireland which isn't ideal in terms of sourcing components. I have contacted Terasic in relation to this but as it is now Saturday I imagine I'll be waiting a few days for a reply. The component itself is a voltage regulator: AME1117CCCTZ.  

http://i902.photobucket.com/albums/ac225/younge101/2223333_zps02006074.jpg 

 

I cannot find this online. Time is a massive factor. 

Am curious of anybodies opinions on the matter and what course of action they'd take. 

I'm very grateful, 

Thanks, 

Cian
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor II
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Hi Cian, 

 

You should have received our feedback by now, indicating the component TC8 was not installed intentionally. Rest assured it is NOT a defective board. 

 

We hope you enjoy using our DE2 board and good luck with your final year project !  

 

David from Terasic
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor II
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Yeah, thank you. Slightly embarrassed :)

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor II
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Hi Cian, 

 

No worries. I'm actually glad that you brought it up to give us a chance to explain what's going on here, in which we should have done right from the beginning.  

 

David from Terasic
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