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Application Notes available for the PiXi

We’re trying to put together a collection of handy reference documents that will help you get the most from the PiXi board. Some of these exist to download, others are in the pipeline and will be available as soon as possible.

AN-001: Beginners guide to the PiXi

AN-002: Programming the FPGA on the PiXi

AN-003: FPGA development on the PiXi

AN-004: Connecting an LCD or Vacuum Fluorescent Display to the PiXi

AN-005: Using the GPIO on the PiXi (2.0)

AN-006: Using the Serial Interface on the PiXi

AN-007: Using the Analogue Interface on the PiXi

AN-008: Using the PiXi in Education

AN-009: Using the Motion Sensors on the PiXi

AN-010: Using the GPIO on the PiXi (1.0b)

AN-011: Using the PiXi to control a 'hobby Servo'

AN-012: Adding an external I2C device to the PiXi

AN-013: Adding more serial interfaces to the PiXi

AN-014: Adding an external SPI interface to the PiXi

AN-015: Connecting a Digilent PMOD compatible device to the PiXi

AN-016: Using the PiXi to interface to Lego Mindstorm NXT Servos & sensors

AN-017: Accessing the non-volatile user storage area on the PiXi SPI-Flash

AN-018: Using the LEDs & Switches on the PiXi

AN-019: Introducing the PiXi Experimenter

AN-020: Installing PiXi-Tools on the Raspberry Pi

AN-021: Connecting an ArduinoTM compatible ‘Shield’ to the PiXi

AN-024: Choosing a Power Supply for the PiXi

AN-025: SPI & I2C Register Map for the PiXi

What can you do with an FPGA & the Raspberry Pi?

No. 1: Intelligent Power Switch for the Raspberry Pi

No. 2: A matrix keypad scanner - more buttons, less GPIO!

No. 3: Add a PWM controller (PWM output) or two or three…

No. 4: Add a PWM receiver (PWM input) or two or three…

No. 5: Create multi-function GPIO

No. 6: Add a simple alarm clock

No. 7: Get an introduction to Hardware Definition Language (HDL) - teach yourself VHDL or Verilog

No. 8: Add a 32-bit timer

No. 9: Add a 32-bit counter

No. 10: Add a run-time counter

No. 11: A simple variable-frequency buzzer driver