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PLD Design Resources

These software and hardware tools simplify the development of applications using our SPLDs and CPLDs.

Software Tools

For All SPLDs/CPLDs

WinCUPL

WinCUPL is a complete, easy-to-use, Windows® OS-based design software for all Microchip SPLDs and CPLDs. It supports CUPL design entry and functional simulation and includes the latest fitter technologies.

Serial Number for WinCUPL: 60008009
(This number is needed during the installation process.)

For CPLDs - Industry Standard Compatible

ProChip Designer®

ProChip Designer is a full-featured EDA suite with state-of-the-art Mentor Graphics (Precision Synthesis RTL for Verilog and VHDL) tools integrated into a user-friendly design environment. This suite also includes a JTAG in-system programming utility and fitter technologies to enable logic doubling in ATF15xx CPLDs. Optional add-on tools support schematic and CUPL design flows. Precision Synthesis RTL tool requires an approved license.

ATMISP

ATMISP is In-System Programming (ISP) software for the ATF15xx family of CPLDs with JTAG support. It is intended to be used with the ATDH1150PC/VPC/USB or a compatible programming cable to program the target CPLD. It can also be used to generate SVF files needed by an ATE to program the ATF15xx on a circuit board.

ATMISP v6.7 (for Windows 2000 and XP)

This version of ATMISP supports the ATDH1150PC/VPC and compatible LPT-based ISP cables as well as the ATDH1150USB USB-based ISP cable and is supported on Windows 2000 and XP operating systems. This software can also be used to generate SVF files needed by an ATE to program the ATF15xx on a circuit board. To install, unzip this file into a TEMP folder and follow the instructions provided in the README.PDF file.

ATMISP v7.2.2 (for Windows 7, 8 and 10)

This version of ATMISP supports the ATDH1150USB USB-based ISP cable only and is supported on Windows 7, 8 and 10 operating systems. This software can also be used to generate SVF files needed by an ATE to program the ATF15xx on a circuit board. To install, unzip this file into a TEMP folder and follow the instructions provided in the README.PDF file.

POF2JED

POF2JED is a Windows OS-based software tool that converts Altera POF files to JEDEC files for the ATF15xx CPLDs. It supports all packages and speed types for the ATF1500/A, ATF1502AS/ASV, ATF1504AS/ASV and ATF1508AS/ASV devices.

POF-to-JEDEC File Conversion Utility Version 4.45.1

To install, unzip this file into a TEMP folder and double-click on the POF2JED_Setup.exe file.

BSDL Files

These Boundary Scan Description Language (BSDL) files are for the ATF1502, ATF1504 and ATF1508 CPLDs with IEEE® Standard 1149.1 JTAG support.

Hardware Tools

For CPLDs - Industry Standard Compatible

ATF15xx-DK3-U

This development/programmer kit supports the ATF15xxAS/ASL/ASV/ASVL family of 3.3V and 5.0V industry-standard, pin-compatible CPLDs with Logic Doubling. This kit includes an ATDH1150USB USB-based ISP cable, a 44-TQFP adapter module and ATF15xxAS/ASV samples in 44-pin TQFP packages. Adapter modules that support the 44-pin PLCC, 84-pin PLCC and 100-pin TQFP packages are available separately. The 44-pin TQFP adapter module can also be purchased separately.

ATDH1150USB

The ATF15xx CPLD USB-based JTAG ISP Download Cable connects to a standard USB port on a PC and to a 10-pin or 14-pin JTAG header on the programming circuit board. It transfers the JTAG instructions and data generated by the ATMISP software running on a PC to the ATF15xx series of CPLDs on the target circuit board. With this In-System Programming (ISP) download cable, you can easily download design changes directly to the ATF15xx JTAG devices for easy prototyping of your designs.