[EDA-004Z]Altera Cyclone III USB-FPGA board

Last Updated: Tuesday, 03 October 2017

Altera Cyclone III USB-FPGA board

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*This series was discontinued.


EDA-004Z is Altera's Hi-performance FPGA Cyclone III board. It's compact and very simple. 5.0V single external power supply operation.
You can configure the FPGA device using HuMANDATA original programming software BBC[EDA-004].

EDA-004Z is derived from EDA-004 by removing an MRAM.


Cyclone III USB-FPGA board EDA-004Z
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Block Diagram EDA-004Z
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  • Altera EP3C55F780C8N(Cyclone III FPGA 55K LE)
    Logic Elements 55856
    PLLs 4
    Maximum user I/O pins(Device) 377
    Maximum user I/O pins(Board) 100
    M9K RAM blocks 260
    RAM bits 2,396,160
    Multipliers 156

    This table is for reference. Please refer to official data-sheets for certain information.

  • Power : 5.0 V single supply
    - 1.2 V/2.5 V/3.3 V on-board regulators
    - USB Bus-power is not available
  • Configuration Device(Altera, 16 Mbit)
  • Resister-protected 100 I/O, PAD 100 mil (2.54 mm) grid
  • FPGA configuration through JTAG
  • FPGA configuration through USB
  • User communication through USB
    (FT2232H Sync-FIFO mode is available)
  • 50 MHz Oscillator(50 ppm)or External input
  • User Switch (Push x1)
  • User LED x3
  • Status LED (Power, Done)
  • Power-on Reset signal for FPGA configuration
  • JTAG port(10 pin socket) for ByteBlaster[MV/II] or USB Blaster
  • High quality six layers PCB.(Immersion gold)
  • Credit-Card-Size 3.386" x 2.126" (86 x 54 mm)
  • ESD and Surge protection for USB
  • Tested all I/O
  • Non-use of 6 Restricted substances of RoHS directive

Package Contents

FPGA board (EDA-004Z) Cyclone III USB-FPGA board EDA-004Z 1
USB cable (Type A to B)   1
Pin Headers 80pinhead 2
Sockets 66pinsocket 2

There is no paper document such as user's manual and circuit schematic in the package.
Please download those documents from the link in the documentation section below.

Price and Add-ons

(order code)
FPGAList price
Stock Status
Cyclone III USB-FPGA board EDA-004Z EP3C55F780C8N
Universal board
ZKB-054 -

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