Lattice Semiconductor PAC-Designer Mixed Signal Design Software v6.2

Lattice Semiconductor rolled out version 6.2 of their PAC-Designer mixed signal design software. PAC-Designer 6.2 features updated support for Lattice’s Platform Manager, Power Manager II and ispClock devices, reduced LogiBuilder code size, simplified design flow and better access to external Platform Manager pin-to-pin connections. PAC-Designer v6.2 can be downloaded now for free. PAC-Designer 6.2 software does not require a separate license file.

Engineers designing with Platform Manager devices now have more integrated access to the Lattice Diamond 1.4 software design environment. The advanced integration of the PAC-Designer v6.2 and Lattice Diamond v1.4 design software tools result in more advanced digital design options available for Platform Manager products.

PAC-Designer v6.2 Features

  • Comprehensive Analog and Digital Design Flow
    Offers an easy to use GUI-based design methodology for configuring the Platform Manager’s analog sections. To implement more advanced digital board management functions, Lattice Diamond Verilog/VHDL design tools are available for use with the same design. Once a design is implemented, a complete simulation environment is created that includes automatic stimulus template file generation.

  • Design Support
    Includes reference designs specifically targeted for the Platform Manager development kit. More reference designs compatible with Platform Manager devices are also available.

  • Third Party Design Tool Support
    The integrated PAC-Designer 6.2 and Lattice Diamond 1.4 software both include the Synopsys Synplify Pro advanced FPGA synthesis for Windows. Aldec’s Active-HDL Lattice Edition II simulator is also included for Windows. In addition to the tool support provided by the OEM versions of Synplify Pro and Active-HDL, Lattice devices are also supported by the full versions of Synopsys Synplify Pro and Aldec Active-HDL. Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE and Precision RTL synthesis also support Lattice devices.

More info: Lattice Semiconductor