My first thought was '....yeah, I bet that sucker costs a bit..' The answer is: Nope. It is a bit south of $300. That is both a nice price point and a lot of capability.
I still remember trying to trouble shoot a 8048 which was having a bit of problem handling a serial RS-232 port (using software decoding, of course) Oh, yeah, I was using a 454 scope (not storage!). Sat in a darkened room, running the bad routine time after time as I tried to figure out where I had goofed up (after 3 days, I found my error - a quick change in the code and the problem was fixed and I was a bit smarter). Anyways what I wouldn't have given for something like the Logic 16.
Now if I could get a 4 channel analog scope with all the goodies (e.g. storage and deep storage, etc). Wait, I probably can! Oh, my, the world moves on.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 23 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...