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Ground pins for a 5M40ZE64C4

KBowe2
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Trying to use a 5M40ZE64C4 and the documentation does not show any ground pins.. any help?

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MBenca
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Hello KBowe2,

there is the following note in the pin information document for Intel/Altera MAX V device family (https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/programmable/us/en/pdfs/literature/dp/max-v/5m40z.pdf):

 

The E64 package has an exposed pad at the bottom of the package. This exposed pad is a ground pad that must be connected to the ground plane on your PCB. This exposed pad is used for electrical connectivity and not for thermal purposes.

 

Regards,

Martin

KBowe2
Beginner
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Thanks..That is should be in Bold print.. I think I checked that page several times and never saw that..

NurAiman_M_Intel
Employee
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Hi Ken,

 

I have seen your case 6 days ago and i believe Martin's answer have address your query. I will now proceed to close this case. Do not hesitate to open a new case if you have any queries.

 

Thank you.

 

Regards,

Aiman

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