Introduction to Verilog – Fipsy FPGA Series

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 7:00 PM Verilog is a hardware description language that we use in our Fipsy FGPA examples. The Fipsy FPGA is a break-out board for a Lattice MachXO2 FPGA chip that our community successfully put on Kickstarter:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1013562009/fipsy-the-fpga-breakout-board-for-beginnershttp://mocomakers.com/fipsy-fpga An FPGA is a Field Programmable Gate Array – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field-programmable_gate_array Come…

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USB Protocol in Hardware – Group Talk

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 7:00 PM We will look at what the hardware of USB looks like at the circuit level. There differences in USB 1 and 2 and the new USB 3. There is also a Type C port that is reversible. Ever wondered what’s below an opperating system driver.…

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The Circuit Boards Behind Linux – Group Exploration & Open Lab

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 7:00 PM Come out to a cool slightly advanced look at the PCB circuit boards that are minimally required to run a Linux operating system. We will explore the designs for System-on-Module (SOM) boards that are open-hardware provided by Olimex – https://www.olimex.com/Products/SOM/We will attempt to understand the…

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Fipsy Envelope Stuff-A-Thon – Working Session

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 7:00 PM Are you interested in the fascinating topic of Manual Labor??? It’s this whole non-automated approach to business that could change everything. Think: high effort, long hours, repetitive tasks, and lots of human toil! Come to this event if you want to stuff envelopes for our…

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