Intel® FPGA Software Installation & Licensing
Installation and Licensing that’s includes Intel Quartus® Prime software, ModelSim* - Intel FPGA Edition software, Nios® II Embedded Design Suite on Windows or Linux operating systems.
1162 Discussions

Is there any way to program a MAX9560 using a USB Blaster 2?

AGRAN21
Beginner
1,323 Views

I am trying to program a pair of MAX9560s with POF files on legacy hardware. The hardware has been in production since 2000 and the test logic was developed in 2008. In 2008 I used MAX PLUS 2 and a Byte Blaster in Windows XP. Today I have to use Windows 10 without a LPT port. I have tried Quartus 7.2 and 8.1 with the USB Blaster 2. The programmer detects the chips on the JTAG but Quartus does not support the POF files for the MAX9560. Is there any option available for programming the MAX 9000 with the USB programmer?

0 Kudos
1 Solution
ShafiqY_Intel
Employee
1,052 Views

Hi AGRAN21,

 

USB Blaster II does not support MAX 9000 series. USB blaster support MAX II, MAX V and MAX 10 device.

 

For MAX 9000 device, only Byteblaster II cable is supported.

https://www.intel.com/content/altera-www/global/en_us/index/support/support-resources/knowledge-base/solutions/rd11042011_149.html

 

Thanks.

View solution in original post

2 Replies
ShafiqY_Intel
Employee
1,053 Views

Hi AGRAN21,

 

USB Blaster II does not support MAX 9000 series. USB blaster support MAX II, MAX V and MAX 10 device.

 

For MAX 9000 device, only Byteblaster II cable is supported.

https://www.intel.com/content/altera-www/global/en_us/index/support/support-resources/knowledge-base/solutions/rd11042011_149.html

 

Thanks.

AGRAN21
Beginner
1,052 Views

Hi WolfGang,

 

Thanks for the confirmation! I'll have to find a ByteBlaster 2 online. I think I still have the old XP computer with MAX+PLUS 2 on it!

 

0 Kudos
Reply