Designing with a Cyclone® IV FPGA is even easier with all of the design resources available to you. Table 1 outlines available resources to help you learn about, evaluate, and begin designing with a Cyclone IV FPGA.
|Table 1. Cyclone IV FPGA Design Resources|
|Resources on Altera's Website|
|Device Family Overview||Find the right Cyclone IV FPGA to meet your design requirements.|
|Questions and Answers||Get answers to common questions about the Cyclone IV FPGA family.|
|Configuration Center||Learn about the Cyclone IV FPGA configuration solution that best fits your requirements.|
|Memory Solutions Center||Find everything needed for designing memory interfaces with Altera® FPGAs, including technical documentation, software and tool support, characterization reports, intellectual property (IP) cores, reference designs, demonstration boards, and simulation models.|
|Signal Integrity Center||Access Cyclone IV FPGA signal integrity design resources to help you develop, lay out, and verify your high-speed design.|
|Literature Center||Listing of all Cyclone IV FPGA-related literature.|
|On-Demand Resources (back to top)|
|Cyclone Series Webcasts/Videos||Get a more detailed look at Cyclone IV FPGAs in a variety of applications from our short webcasts and demo videos.|
|Power Analysis Tools||Learn more about the elements which comprise FPGA power, including power-aware design flows, along with power estimation and optimization tools.|
|Cyclone IV FPGA Features||Learn more about Cyclone IV FPGA product features via this free, online training class.|
|Software Resources (back to top)|
|Quartus® II Web Edition Software||Download the free Quartus II Web Edition software, which supports Cyclone IV FPGAs(1). No license is required.|
|Third-Party Software||Learn more about how Altera's Quartus II software integrates with EDA partner software, creating a seamless design methodology for FPGA and HardCopy® ASIC designs.|
|IP MegaStoreTM||Select off-the-shelf IP core functions from Altera and Altera's partners. IP cores are optimized for Altera devices, reducing design and test time, and can be evaluated in hardware and simulation prior to licensing.|
|DSP Builder||Learn how to link The MathWorks MATLAB and Simulink environments with Altera's industry-leading Quartus II development software.|
|Development Kit Resources (back to top)|
|Cyclone IV Development Kits||
Contact your local sales representative for the latest schedule and details on upcoming Cyclone IV FPGA-based evaluation and development kits.
- Quartus II software version 9.1 supports selected Cyclone IV FPGAs. Additional device support will be included in future software releases. Contact your local Altera sales representative for the latest rollout schedules for Cyclone IV FPGAs, software support, and evaluation/development kits.