April 24, 2012 -- Axelsys LLC today announced the immediate availability of the a successor to the original Brevia Development Kit.
The LatticeXP2 Brevia2 development kit is a low-cost platform for evaluating and designing with LatticeXP2 FPGAs. The kit offers free design tools, reference designs, and a small- form-factor evaluation board. The evaluation board features a LFXP2-5E-6TN144C FPGA device, on-board USB for programming and power, 2-Mbit SPI Flash, 1-Mbit SRAM memory, expansion headers, several LEDs, and user switches
Enhancements included in the Brevia2 Development Kit over its predecessor include a single standard USB cable that replaces RS-232 serial cable, parallel download cable and AC adapter; environmentally conscious plastic packaging significantly reducings weight, size and cost; increased reliability and lower unit cost.
"For the development of the new Brevia2 development kit, it was important for Lattice to identify a partner that could provide us an aggressive turn-key solution for the design and manufacturing of the kit," said Shakeel Peera, Lattice Director of Strategic Marketing, "We turned to Lattice Design Services Partner Axelsys. Axelsys was able to rapidly enhance the design, add features, incorporate innovative packaging and lower overall cost through the use of its tightly coupled China-based manufacturing solution."
Availability and Pricing
The Brevia2 Development Kit is available for $49.00 at the Lattice online store:.
Go to the Axelsys LLC website to find additional information.