A proposal on SAKC

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 01:10:16 EDT 2010

On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 8:57 PM, zhan han <zhanhan.cn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I talked about of SAKC today on IRC with wolfyg.
> My proposal for SAKC:
>    Logic Analyzer.
> Things I considering about this is:
> 1. SAKC is in first stage, few hardware will needed for turning it into a LA.
> 2. Logic Analyzer almost all USB device with FPGA inside for data sampling.
> 3. Logic Analyzer is widely used for hardware and driver hacking.
> 4. Software for Logic Analyzer can be used for verifying SAKC hardware
> design and drivers, that's a good thing for SAKC development:
>    a) data rates of usb device used as data transfer
>    b) band width and transfer peformance of memory bus with FPGA

You are re-inventing the wheel. http://dangerousprototypes.com/
already has a low-cost FPGA-based logic analyzer available (about
USD45 from www.seeed.com or something) that works with the open
sump-pump application.

Richard Sharpe

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