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Intel FPGA Download Cable USB Blaster Programmer

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Altera USB Blaster

The Altera USB Blaster is a great FPGA programming device. This device links your PC to a 10-pin header connected to your FPGA and will allow you to send configuration data from your PC to the FPGA during prototyping or to program data into the system during production. The blaster is compatible with Windows and Linux machines. With the 10-pin being integrated into the device, it makes for effortless using.

The USB blaster contains 3 different types of programming modes, these include:
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG) – Programs and configures all Altera devices
Passive Serial – Configures all Altera devices supported by Quartus II.
Active Serial – Programs a single EPCS1, EPCS4, EPCS16 or EPCS128.

Supported Series:
• Stratix FPGAs
• Cyclone FPGAs
• MAX Series CPLDs
• Arria FPGAs
• Apex FPGAs
• Acex FPGAs
• Mercury FPGAs
• Flex 10K FPGAs
• Excalibur FPGAs

Altera’s USB blaster needs to be used from a PC with either; Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10. Linux is also an option with support for all Linux systems.

Replacement cable: 847-1015 (This product is supplied with a cable)

Supplied with

USB cable (A to B)


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  • Q: How can I obtain software development tools related to the Altera FPGA platform?
  • Quartus Prime Modelsim is the corresponding programming software for FPGA produced by Altera/Intel. The specific choice depends on personal habits and functional requirements to specifically select a more suitable match. You can search and download through the FPGA resource channel.
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  • FPGAkey does not provide development board purchase services for the time being, but customers often consult about ZedBoard, Basys 3 board, TinyFPGA BX, Nexys4-DDR, Terasic DE10-Nano, Digilent Arty S7, etc. If you need relevant technical information, you can submit feedback information, our technicians will contact you soon.
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  • Enter the "PL-USB-BLASTER-RCN" keyword in the search box of the website, or find these through the Download Channel or FPGA Forum .
  • Q: What should I do if I did not receive the technical support for PLUSBBLASTERRCN in time?
  • Depending on the time difference between your location and our location, it may take several hours for us to reply, please be patient, our FPGA technical engineer will help you with the PL-USB-BLASTER-RCN pinout information, replacement, datasheet in pdf, programming tools, starter kit, etc.

Application Field

  • AI

    Artificial Intelligence

  • 5G Technology

    5G Technology

  • Cloud Computing

    Cloud Computing

  • Consumer Electronics

    Consumer Electronics

  • Wireless

    Wireless Technology

  • Industrial Control

    Industrial Control

  • Internet of Things

    Internet of Things

  • Medical Equipment

    Medical Equipment

Technical Attributes

  • Product

    Programming Cable

  • Interface Type

    IDC-10, USB

  • Operating Supply Voltage

    5 V

  • For Use With

    EPCS Serial Configuration Devices

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