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Build A ByteBlaster

Posted February 14, 2008 by Chris

FPGA & CPLD devices are becoming all the rage for things like prototyping to fast time to market needs. With this ByteBlaster cable you can program Altera & Max2 devices without having to pay the big price tag on altera’s cables.

4 Responses to “Build A ByteBlaster”

  1. JK Says:

    I have “original version” of this cable (made by Altera) and I must say it’s pain in the *** to use it. I would definitely recommend using some USB JTAG Interface such as http://www.jtagtest.com/viatap which already has ByteBlaster-compatible pinheader and can be used directly to program any PLD devices via SVF files using http://www.jtagtest.com/

  2. Colby Says:

    Would like to build my own byteblaster but I do not see a link or file that I can use to get the details needed to build one.

    Please help.
    Thanks!

  3. Jason Says:

    Click the ‘Read’ link.

  4. Tim Says:

    So, throughout the tutorial you refer to a ByteBlaster MV tutorial, that doesnt seem to exist…

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