XESS open sources XSTOOLS

XESS, makers of a selection of Xilinx based FPGA prototyping boards, has open sourced their XSTOOLS. This is great news for linux users as this enables the community to update and maintain a port of the standard tools -- the last set of linux tools were the 4.0.6 version which doesn't support the newer boards. … Continue reading XESS open sources XSTOOLS


Rigol DS1052e

About a year ago I had to make a tough budgeting decision - something that many fellow hobbyists have to do.  Which would it be - an oscilloscope or a logic analyzer? At the time I was doing alot of FPGA and planning to do microcontroller stuff so I bought a LogicPort from Intronix.  While … Continue reading Rigol DS1052e