Device Configuration Schemes

Altera offers a wide range of configuration solutions to configure Altera® devices.

Device Active
Serial

(AS) x1
Active
Serial

(AS) x4
Active
Parallel

(AP)
Passive
Serial

(PS)
Fast
Passive
Parallel

(FPP) x8
Fast
Passive
Parallel

(FPP) x16
Fast
Passive
Parallel

(FPP) x32
JTAG Configuration Via Protocol (CvP) Hard Processor System (HPS)
Stratix® V Check Check - Check Check Check Check Check Check -
Stratix IV Check - - Check Check - - Check - -
Stratix III Check - - Check Check - - Check - -
Stratix II and
Stratix II GX
Check - - Check Check - - Check - -
Stratix and
Stratix GX
- - - Check Check - - Check - -
Arria® V SoC

Check

Check

-

Check

Check

Check

-

Check

Check

Check

Arria V

Check

Check

-

Check

Check

Check

-

Check

Check

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Arria II GX

Check

-

-

Check

Check

-

-

Check

-

-

Arria GX

Check

-

-

Check

Check

-

-

Check

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-

Cyclone® V SoC

Check

Check

-

Check

Check

Check

-

Check

Check

Check

Cyclone V

Check

Check

-

Check

Check

Check

-

Check

Check

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Cyclone IV E

Check

-

Check

Check

Check

-

-

Check

-

-

Cyclone IV GX Check - - Check Check - - Check

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-

Cyclone III Check - Check Check Check - - Check

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Cyclone III LS Check - - Check Check - - Check

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Cyclone II Check - - Check - - - Check

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Cyclone Check - - Check - - - Check

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