EEVblog #635 – FPGA’s Vs Microcontrollers

How easy are FPGA’s to hook up and use use compared to traditional microcontrollers?

A brief explanation of why FPGA are a lot more complicated to setup and get working than microcontrollers.
A short video linking to several other FGPA videos.
NOTE: This is very old footage that was meant to be part of a series of videos on trying out some FPGA demo boards. It’s been sitting around for too long, so I’m uploading all the footage I have now.

What is an FPGA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUsHwi4M4xE
FPGA Implementation Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AFGcAyK7kE
What is JTAG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlWlLeC5BUs
FPGA Demo Boards: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZpYfm7jOt8

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