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Design and Simulate a Digital Circuit in NI Multisim and Implement on a Digilent Basys 2 Spartan-3E FPGA Board

Overview NI Multisim (formerly MultiSIM) is an electronic schematic capture and simulation program which is part of a suite of circuit design programs, along with NI Ultiboard. Multisim is one of the few circuit design programs to employ the original Berkeley SPICE based software simulation. Multisim was originally created by … Continue reading

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Finite-State Machine Design of a Simple Car Security Alarm on a Xilinx FPGA – Part III

Objectives Implement  on actual hardware, a Xilinx Spartan 3 Starter kit board from Digilent, with VHDL code generated after having designed a simple car security alarm using StateCAD in part I. Requirements – Xilinx ISE Design Suite 14.2 – Digilent Spartan 3 Starter Kit board. Car Security Alarm Specifications … Continue reading

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Finite-State Machine Design of a Simple Car Security Alarm on a Xilinx FPGA – Part II

Objectives In part I we have generated VHDL code from a State Diagram. We will now simulate the state diagram in order to debug it, and to ensure that it behaves as expected. In part III we will implement the … Continue reading

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Finite-State Machine Design of a Simple Car Security Alarm on a Xilinx FPGA – Part I

Objectives Finite-state machine (FSM) or finite-state automaton design of a simple car security alarm using StateCAD, and implementation  on a Digilent FPGA Spartan 3 Starter kit board.. In this part we will generate the VHDL code. In part II we will simulate and in part III we … Continue reading

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Designing, Simulating and Implementing a Simple Car Alarm on a Xilinx FPGA – Part II

Objectives Implement a simple car alarm on a Xilinx Spartan 3 Starter kit board from Digilent, using the VHDL code exported from Multisim 12.0 in our first part of this tutorial, In this second part we will implement and test … Continue reading

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Designing, Simulating and Implementing a Simple Car Alarm on a Xilinx FPGA – Part I

Objectives Design and simulate a simple car alarm on NI Multism 12.0 and implement on a Xilinx FPGA Spartan 3 Starter kit board from Digilent. This is a two parts post. In this part we will design a logic circuit … Continue reading

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