Where to go from startKIT? (Choosing next devboard)

All technical discussions and projects around startKIT
rebb
Member
Posts: 9
Joined: Thu Jun 25, 2015 12:14 pm

Where to go from startKIT? (Choosing next devboard)

Post by rebb »

Been now working with startKIT for a while and could really use more calculating power on my project.
So I basically need more tiles and good option would be slice kit connectivity or onboard dac.

XCORE-200 GP SLICEKIT or xCORE-200 eXplorerKIT, looks suitable for me.

Do i need external XTAG board for these and if i don't, does the debugger use onboard XCORE chip for debugging like start KIT (meaning of losing one tile).


User avatar
mon2
XCore Legend
Posts: 1911
Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:43 am

Post by mon2 »

The referenced kits include an XTAG3 tool which is based on an XMOS processor for debugging. This tool attaches to the PCB via a keyed box IDC header. Schematics of the XTAG3 are available from the XMOS website. Respectively, you will not lose a tile on the target (main devkit board) CPU for the debugging task.