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    Buying an old FPGA board

    Guys, I need a board in large quantities(10 or more). The problem with this board is : they are long obsolete. Now, where I should search for these boards? I have checked Xilinx store, Ebay, Amazon, Digikey, Mouser, Google.
    But of no avail.

    May it happen that some guys may be having old stocks of these boards?

    The board part number is : HW-V4-ML405-UNI-G-J

    Any advice is welcome. May be I am missing something in my search.
    Thanks in advance please.
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    Re: Buying an old FPGA board

    May be I am missing something in my search.
    Unlikely. The board has a 2015 discontinuation notice from Xilinx and is flagged as obsolete at all distributors.

    I'd start to look for an alternative hardware for your project, possible design a plug-in compatible board with a newer FPGA.


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    Re: Buying an old FPGA board

    Dev boards will have shorter life than the parts on them. The only option might be to ask other institutions / businesses if they have old boards lying around. Universities may have bought a few, and its usual for companies to use them for prototypes and then leave them in a cupboard when they have their own boards to work with. It would be hard work to find any.

    Good luck.



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