Configurable FPGA I/O modules provide a flexible and cost-effective way to configure and reconfigure I/O and protocol functionalities for changing requirements with your required set of FPGA code modules, provided to you from Speedgoat as custom implementation files, at any time.
FPGA code modules are delivered with Simulink driver blocks and test models and are typically ideal to use for high frequency motion controls with requirements such as PWM generation, capture, and encoder measurement and simulation, high speed copper and fiber protocols interconnects such as SPI, I2C, and Aurora, or Cam and Crank. Additional support for triggering and synchronization requirements, as well as general purpose analog and digital I/O, is also provided.
To additionally integrate your own application as VHDL code - either created from Simulink using HDL Coder or designed on your own - use the Speedgoat programmable FPGA I/O modules. By combining both application specific algorithms and I/O functionality on the same I/O module (or multiple interconnected I/O modules), the programmable FPGA I/O modules provide the ideal setup to achieve the most demanding closed-loop sample rates up to the MHz range. Furthermore, programmable I/O modules are the perfect prototyping solution to design products that will leverage an FPGA or ASIC for embedded control.