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Tetris-like game for the Papilio and Arcade Megawing

Sometris is a Tetris-like game that Papilio user Peter Ivanov has written for the Papilio One and Arcade MegaWing, the game works with DesignLab 1.0.8. This is a tetris-like game for Papilio One 500K + Aracade Megawing. You need a

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DesignLab – Using Papilio as Stand Alone Logic Analyzer

The Papilio FPGA Logic Analyzer (PLA) kit is a fully featured logic analyzer that has its roots in the Open Bench Logic Sniffer (OLS) project. We took all the tricks we learned from designing the FPGA side of the Logic

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GadgetBox IoT Platform

GadgetFactory introduces the GadgetBox – a easy-to-use, versatile platform for creating IoT applications. GadgetBox tackles the biggest problems with current IoT devices – shield stacking, easily adding hardware, hardware compatibility, and an enclosure for your project. There are lots of

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MULTICOMP Z80 CP/M migrated to the Papilio Duo Platform!

  Hello Papilio fans today we got an awesome project to share with you! Our forum member jlcollado has managed to migrate the Grant Searle’s brillant work called MULTICOMP to the Papilio DUO, the final result is a very usable and complete Z80 soft-core based machine,

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See how a PCB is manufactured

What an incredibly helpful video! See first hand all the steps to manufacture a PCB. This answers all the questions I’ve always had when designing a board… Via EEVblog

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How To Create You Own Design Displayed On A RGB LED Matrix With Your FPGA

Today´s article presents a fantastic video tutorial about designing and building your own FPGA RGB LED matrix to display anything you want. Nowadays it´s pretty easy to buy an RGB LED matrix on internet, so you only need to connect

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Use Your FPGA To Build Your Own Music Box

Today´s article presents an university project in which the author chose to increase his knowledge about FPGA´s by creating a Music Box. As with any other university work, this study is very well organized and there are chapters for literature

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Want a Logic Analyzer?? Then just get a Papilio!

Not long ago we published an article about using an Arduino UNO as a logic analyzer. As it couldn´t be otherwise, you can also do the same with a Papilio. And guess what? The Papilio-based logic analyzer is more powerful.

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Ever dreamt of playing Tetris on a wall of your room? Now it´s possible!

Remember all those days looking at a small screen following the tiny cubes falling down quicker and quicker…? Never again! Those days are gone and for good. We are not saying that you no longer have to play Tetris, just

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The Oldland CPU 32-bit FPGA Core

Here is a promising looking Soft Processor core available on OpenCores.com. It looks like it has some nice simulation and debugging tools built in – as well as a C toolchain. Included with the package is oldland-rtlsim, which lets you simulate

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