[eagle] Re: Flash-Based Rad-Tolerant FPGAs

Louis McFadin w5did at amsat.org
Tue Sep 16 20:12:13 PDT 2008


That's still not out of the ballpark. If you are building something  
that you want to operate 20Y+ in a space environment, you develop on  
ordinary ICs and build one flight unit with the RadHard version.

On Sep 16, 2008, at 5:29 PM, Assi Friedman wrote:

>
> It's more like $5k for the 600k gate device, and $10k for the 3,000k  
> gate
> device.
> We should all expect a bulletin from Actel soon stating that the  
> commercial
> ProASIC3 devices are *bad* for space use ;-)
> Assi
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: eagle-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:eagle-bounces at amsat.org] On  
>> Behalf
>> Of John B. Stephensen
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 1:02 PM
>> To: Lyle Johnson; k3io at verizon.net
>> Cc: 'EAGLE'
>> Subject: [eagle] Re: Flash-Based Rad-Tolerant FPGAs
>>
>> Samples of rad-hard PLLs from Peregrine are $500 each so small rad- 
>> hard
>> FPGAs must be several thousand dollars each.
>>
>> 73
>>
>> John
>> KD6OZH
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Lyle Johnson" <kk7p at wavecable.com>
>> To: <k3io at verizon.net>
>> Cc: "'EAGLE'" <eagle at amsat.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 18:21 UTC
>> Subject: [eagle] Re: Flash-Based Rad-Tolerant FPGAs
>>
>>
>>>>>
>>>> Good News!  Any idea of the price for the price for flight-quality
>>>> parts? I'm about to unveil my latest (for EAGLE at GEO) payload idea  
>>>> and
>
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