On-chip Debugging Design Examples

Quartus® II software provides a portfolio of on-chip debugging solutions. This page provides design examples to help you leverage the features available for use in common debugging scenarios.

SignalTapTM II Embedded Logic Analyzer: Custom State-Based Trigger Flow Examples
The custom state-based trigger flow design examples allow you to precisely specify the arrangement of your trigger conditions, providing a more efficient use of the acquisition space. This page shows some commonly used scenarios for using the state-based trigger flow.

In-System Sources and Probes Example
The In-System Sources and Probes Editor can help you create a virtual front panel during the prototyping phase of your design. You can create relatively simple, high-functioning designs in a short amount of time.

Transceiver Toolkit Examples for Stratix® V GX, Arria V GX/GT, Cyclone V GX/GT and Stratix IV GX/GT Devices (Quartus II software v13.0 SP1)
With Quartus II software v13.0 SP1, there are new examples for Stratix V GX, Arria V GX/GT, Cyclone V GX/GT and Stratix IV GX/GT. These examples must be used with Quartus II software v13.0 SP1 or later.

Transceiver Toolkit Examples for Stratix® V GX/GT, Stratix IV GX/GT, Arria® V GX and Cyclone® V GX Devices (Quartus II software v12.1)
With Quartus II software v12.1, there are new examples for Stratix V GX/GT, Stratix IV GX/GT, Arria V GX and Cyclone V GX devices. These examples must be used with Quartus II software v12.1 or later.

Transceiver Toolkit Examples for Stratix V GX, Stratix IV GX/GT and Arria II GX Devices (Quartus II software v11.1)
With Quartus II software v11.1, there are examples for Stratix V GX, Stratix IV GX, Stratix IV GT, and Arria II GX devices. These examples must be used with Quartus II software v11.1 or later.

Transceiver Toolkit Examples for Stratix IV GX/GT and Arria II GX Devices (Quartus II software v11.0)
With Quartus II software v 11.0, there are examples for Stratix IV GX, Stratix IV GT, and Arria II GX devices. These examples must be used with Quartus II software v11.0 or later.

Transceiver Toolkit Examples for Stratix IV GX/GT and Arria II GX Devices (Quartus II software v10.1)
With Quartus II software v10.1, there are examples for Stratix IV GX, Stratix IV GT, and Arria II GX devices. These examples must be used with Quartus II software v 10.1 or later.

Transceiver Toolkit Examples for Stratix IV GX FPGAs (Quartus II software v10.0)
The design examples for Stratix IV GX FPGAs are provided with Quartus II software v 10.0 for you to quickly get started with the Transceiver Toolkit. These examples must be used with Quartus II software v10.0 or later.

To learn more about the usage of the Transceiver Toolkit examples, refer to the Transceiver Link Debugging Using the System Console (PDF) chapter of the Quartus II Handbook.

System Console Examples

The System Console design examples are provided to explain the concepts featured in the System Debugging Tools (PDF) chapter of the Quartus II Handbook. The first example Tcl script creates a LED light show on your board. The second example shows how to use System Console as an interactive debug tool.

Design Examples Disclaimer

These design examples may only be used within Altera Corporation devices and remain the property of Altera. They are being provided on an “as-is” basis and as an accommodation; therefore, all warranties, representations, or guarantees of any kind (whether express, implied, or statutory) including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for a particular purpose, are specifically disclaimed. Altera expressly does not recommend, suggest, or require that these examples be used in combination with any other product not provided by Altera.