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== 7 pin JTAG connector on the board edge ==
 
== 7 pin JTAG connector on the board edge ==
  
To use this JTAG connector with standard JTAG adapter you need to make simple JTAG adapter. LED is optional component and is required only for power indication.
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To use this JTAG connector with standard JTAG adapter you need to make simple JTAG adapter.
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Below are shown LimeSDR-Mini JTAG edge adapter schematic. LED is optional component and is required only for power indication.
  
 
[[File:LimeSDR-Mini_FPGA_JTAG_adapter_(edge).png|thumb|center|640px|Figure 1. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter schematic]]
 
[[File:LimeSDR-Mini_FPGA_JTAG_adapter_(edge).png|thumb|center|640px|Figure 1. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter schematic]]
  
[[File:LimeSDR-Mini_JTAG_apapter_photo_1.jpg|thumb|center|640px|Figure 2. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter]]
 
  
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[[File:LimeSDR-Mini_JTAG_apapter_photo_1.jpg|thumb|center|640px|Figure 2. Assembled LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter and board]]
  
[[File:LimeSDR-Mini_JTAG_apapter_photo_2.jpg|thumb|center|640px|Figure 3. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter]]
 
  
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[[File:LimeSDR-Mini_JTAG_apapter_photo_2.jpg|thumb|center|640px|Figure 3. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter connected to the board]]
  
[[File:LimeSDR-Mini_JTAG_apapter_photo_3.jpg|thumb|center|640px|Figure 4. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter]]
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[[File:LimeSDR-Mini_JTAG_apapter_photo_3.jpg|thumb|center|640px|Figure 4. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter connected to the board]]
  
 
== 10 pin JTAG connector ==
 
== 10 pin JTAG connector ==
  
 
This connector has standard FPGA JTAG pinout pinout, but smaller pitch (0.05").
 
This connector has standard FPGA JTAG pinout pinout, but smaller pitch (0.05").

Revision as of 07:22, 10 April 2018

1 LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter

To directly program LimeSDR-Mini FPGA Intel MAX 10 (10M16SAU169C8G 169-UBGA), it is needed to connected JTAG adapter (Altera Blaster or equivalent). Standard FPGA JTAG connector has 10 pins in 2x5 configuration with 0.1" (2.54mm) pitch. Standard JTAG connector is too large for such a small PCB as LimeSDR-Mini. For this reason, Limemini has 2 non-standard JTAG programming connectors:

  • 7 pin (0.1") male header on the board edge
  • 10 pin (0.05") female header

1.1 7 pin JTAG connector on the board edge

To use this JTAG connector with standard JTAG adapter you need to make simple JTAG adapter. Below are shown LimeSDR-Mini JTAG edge adapter schematic. LED is optional component and is required only for power indication.

File:LimeSDR-Mini FPGA JTAG adapter (edge).png
Figure 1. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter schematic


Figure 2. Assembled LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter and board


Figure 3. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter connected to the board


Figure 4. LimeSDR-Mini JTAG adapter connected to the board

1.2 10 pin JTAG connector

This connector has standard FPGA JTAG pinout pinout, but smaller pitch (0.05").