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

Last Updated: Wednesday, 07 October 2020

Altera Cyclone III USB-FPGA board

ft-cyclone3 ft-usb_config ft-usb_comm ft-MRAM

*This series was discontinued.


EDA-004 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].


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  • Altera EP3C55F780C8N(Cyclone III FPGA 55K LE)
    Feature EP3C55F780C8N
    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 EPCS16SI8N or EPCS16SI16N)
  • 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
  • One User Push-Button Switch
  • Tree User LEDs
  • Two Status LEDs (Power, Done)
  • MRAM(EVERSPIN, MR2A16AYS35 256Kx16)
  • 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

Item Image Quantity
FPGA board (EDA-004) Cyclone III USB-FPGA Board EDA-004 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

Description Model
(order code)
FPGA List price
Stock Status
CycloneIII USB-FPGA board EDA-004 EP3C55F780C8N
Universal board
ZKB-054 -


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