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Cyclone IV devices - where banana

Markus13
Beginner
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Hi Community,

 

I don't know if anybody of you noted,

but lately the Cyclone IV E seems to be nearly disappearing from the market.

In our company,  we have 2 laboratory devices on the field depending on it.

More were planned to come.

Now the hardware development team is sitting together like shown in the attachment.

 

Can any of you share some information what intel is going to do with it?

Thanks in advance.

 

MarkusW

 

 

 

 

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Farabi
Employee
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Hello,


You can check in Product Discontinuance Notice (PDN) if this device is EOL or not. Intel will send PDN to customers mention about last order and EOL schedule properly so that customers will have enough time to adapt with the changes.


Please check with your local distributors on getting the devices you want :

https://marketplace.intel.com/s/pmp-partner-program/a723b0000008PICAA2/distributor


regards,

Farabi


Markus13
Beginner
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Thanks for the information.

We already checked that theoretical source of information. 

The EP4CE22F17 has no PDN , if we used that website correctly.

 

The question was more like, what does it mean for Intel, when former Altera FPGAs are

either out of stock or listed as 4-times the price they had when Intel got Altera?

 

Yeah, if nobody else has a meaning to that, I guess we have to live with our

bad choice and hope for the best.

perhaps, meanwhile preparing to switch to Xilinx

 

MW

 

ak6dn
Valued Contributor III
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Scalpers that manage to get their hands on a few parts are now prevalent in the FPGA (and general semiconductor) market.

Intel/Altera pricing has not significantly changed, but third party unauthorized sellers are in the free market, and will charge what they can.

And if you think the general availability of Xilinx devices is much better than Altera, you have not done your due diligence.

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