D6840 - Programmable Timer Module

Block Diagram

Solution Type: IP Core

End Market: Automotive, Broadcast, Computer & Storage, Consumer, Industrial, Medical, Military, Test & Measurement, Wireless, Wireline

Evaluation Method: OpenCore, OpenCore Plus

Technology: Processors and Peripherals: Peripherals

Arria Series: Arria 10, Arria V, Arria 10 SoC, Arria V SoC

Cyclone Series: Cyclone IV, Cyclone V, Cyclone V SoC

MAX Series: MAX 10, MAX V

Stratix Series: Stratix IV, Stratix V

Overview

The D6840 is a programmable timer module, compatible with the 6840 industry standard. It was designed to be used in a peripheral device for D68xx processors. Moreover, our proprietary IP Core works perfectly as a separate module in applications, where 6840 timer features are useful. The D6840 has three separate 16-bit timers, with individual control and common status registers. The timers may be used for square wave generation with duty cycle regulation. The signal may then be generated as a continuous wave or a single-shot mode. But this is not all - our unique module can be used for frequency or pulse width measurement and comparison. The D6840 has an interrupt, which is useful in a controlling module by the CPU. As all of our solutions, the D6840 is a technology independent design, that can be implemented in a variety of process technologies.

Features

    Device Utilization and Performance

    Provided in the product datasheet.

    Getting Started

    For additional information, contact Digital Core Design at: Wroclawska 94 41-902 Bytom Poland Tel: +48 32 2828266 Fax: +48 32 2827437 E-mail: aleads@dcd.pl Website: http://www.digitalcoredesign.com

    IP Quality Metrics

    Basic
    Year IP was first released2006
    Latest version of Quartus supported15.1
    Altera Customer Use
    IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customerY
    Deliverables

    Customer deliverables include the following:

    • Design file (encrypted source code or post-synthesis netlist)
    • Simulation model for ModelSim Altera edition
    • Timing and/or layout constraints
    • Testbench or design example
    • Documentation with revision control
    • Readme file
    Y
    Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPY
    IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportY
    Source language
    Verilog; VHDL
    Testbench languageVerilog; VHDL
    Software drivers providedY
    Driver OS supportNA
    Implementation
    User InterfaceAXI; Avalon-MM
    IP-XACT Metadata includedN
    Verification
    Simulators supportedModelSim
    Hardware validated Y. Altera Board Name DE1, DE2
    Industry standard compliance testing performed
    N
    If No, is it planned?Y
    Interoperability
    IP has undergone interoperability testing
    N
    Interoperability reports available  Y

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