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Save 50% Off of Disti Pricing Xilinx FPGA: XC7VX415T-2FFG1157I

Posted by Danielle Leger

Aug 25, 2016 3:29:54 PM

 

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Topics: FPGA, xilinx

Does 3PL Supply Chain Management Make Sense For Electronics Manufacturers?

Posted by Danielle Leger

Aug 25, 2016 9:52:52 AM

 
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Topics: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management

3 Simple Tips for your first Prototype Build

Posted by Nadeesha Thewarapperuma

Aug 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

1) Real estate

When building your prototype, these are some factors you'll have to deal with:

  • The dimensions of your circuit board (the space you'll have available to you).
  • The funding on hand (how much money you can spend on the build).

Smaller chips cost more and space on a PCB is extremely limited. At some point, you'll have to make a trade-off between chip size and PCB cost.

 

2) Altera or Xilinx FPGA?

While there are other FPGA manufacturers, Altera and Xilinx are the two companies that really matter. Collectively, Altera and Xilinx have captured the majority of the market share. Who matters or who's ahead really depends on when they were able to churn out the latest FPGA technology. When it comes to process nodes, Altera was the first to come up with 40/45 nm so they were able to gain the majority market share for the duration. Xilinx was then first to release 28 nm and 20 nm so they were able to gain the majority market share in each of these instances. At 28 nm, Xilinx left its original fabrication partner, UMC,  to share TSMC with Altera FPGA. The same thing happened at 20 nm. Altera's recent decision to leave TSMC and partner with Intel will change things up again.

Again, there really are no major differences between the two companies. Technical specifications and price are pretty much the same.

What are your thoughts? Why are you a fan of one line over the other? Let us know below.


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Topics: FPGA

FPGA and Electronic Components Used in Programming Living Cells

Posted by Kelsey Hails

Aug 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

  MIT has developed a biological “programming language” that allows genetic engineers to create biological circuits and “hack” the genomes of living cells using electronic components. These new cells have DNA-encoded circuits that take on new functions when programmed into the “hacked” organisms.
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Topics: Electronic Components, FPGA, technology

Xilinx XC5VFX130T-1FF1738I FPGA Factory Sealed—In Stock at EarthTron

Posted by Kelsey Hails

Aug 15, 2016 10:20:59 AM

 
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Topics: FPGA, xilinx, technology

Growing Pains and New Competition Causing Broadcom Delays and Allocation?

Posted by Danielle Leger

Aug 10, 2016 2:44:47 PM

 

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Topics: SURPLUS ELECTRONICS, excess, Broadcom Shortage, Broadcom Surplus

The Ten Most Expensive FPGA in the World

Posted by Nadeesha Thewarapperuma

Aug 10, 2016 12:06:46 PM

 

1) Altera's Stratix V series

 

The Stratix V series consists of Altera Stratix V E, Stratix V GS, Stratix V GT, and and Stratix V GX.

Altera's Stratix V FPGA deliver the industry's highest bandwidth, highest level of system integration, and best flexibility with reduced cost and the lowest total power for high-end applications.

Stratix V FPGA have been used by Nallatech to develop a PCIe accelerator card. 

Here are some of the highest-valued FPGA from the Stratix V family. Digi-key has a minimum quantity imposed on almost all of these high-end Altera FPGA.

  Part Number

 Per unit Price  Minimum price break  Final Cost for End-User
 5SGXEBBR1H43C2L  $20,084  12  $241,000
 5SGXEABN1F45I2  $18,830  12  $225,951
 5SGXEABN2F45I2L  $18,496  12  $221,963
 5SGXEABN2F45I2  $18,496  12  $221,963
 5SGXEBBR2H43C2  $18,422  12  $221,075

 

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Topics: FPGA

Cost Savings on Micron Flash Memory: 20% off Distribution Pricing

Posted by Danielle Leger

Aug 10, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 

Here's how you can save up to 20% on Micron Flash Memory: Buy from an Unlimited Franchised Distributor who carries Micron.

 

EarthTron LLC is an Unlimited Franchised Distributor that carries a broad spectrum of manufacturers. Whether you are looking for cost savings or need to find stock when you don't have the option to wait for the standard 10+ week leadtime from the factory, EarthTron can help. We give you the convenience of only having to go to one company for ALL of your electronic parts and components needs

 

Check out some of our current Micron Flash Memory offers below and click on the RFQ or Live Chat button for more info.

 

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Topics: micron, Micron Flash, Flash Memory

How to Save UP TO 35% off Distribution Pricing on Micron Flash Memory!

Posted by Danielle Leger

Aug 9, 2016 9:23:47 AM

 

Want to know the top #1 way to save up to 35% on Micron Nand Flash Memory and Micron Nor Flash? Buy from an Unlimited Franchised Distributor who carries Micron.

 

EarthTron LLC is an Unlimited Franchised Distributor that carries a broad spectrum of manufacturers. Whether you are looking for cost savings or need to find stock when you don't have the option to wait for the standard 10+ week leadtime from the factory, EarthTron can help.

 

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Topics: micron, Micron Flash, Flash Memory

44,390 of Part Number IR3550MTRPBF available through EarthTron

Posted by Nadeesha Thewarapperuma

Aug 3, 2016 12:30:00 PM

  

Part Number: IR3550MTRPBF

Variations of the part: IR3550MTR, IR3550M

Quantity: 44,390 pieces in original factory packaging.

The parts come in reels of 3,000 pieces.

Packaging: PQFN, 32 Lead 6mm x 6mm

Date code: 2014

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Topics: excess, IR3550MTRPBF

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