Actel FlashPro4 Programmer for IGLOO, ProASIC3, SmartFusion, Fusion FPGA

Actel introduced FlashPro4 hardware programmer for IGLOO series and ProASIC3 series (including RT ProASIC3), SmartFusion and Fusion flash FPGA families. FlashPro4 also supports FPGA embedded software program and debug managed by Actel’s SoftConsole Integrated Design Environment (IDE) for embedded processors. Actel’s FlashPro4 programmer is now available for US $49. The kit includes a USB cable, a ribbon cable with 10-pin JTAG connector, and a quickstart card. The FlashPro software is available for free, either standalone or as part of all Actel Libero Integrated Design Environment (IDE) versions.

Actel FlashPro4 hardware programmerActel FlashPro4 Features

  • Supports in-system programming
  • Supports IEEE 1149 JTAG programming through STAPL
  • Supports IEEE 1532
  • Connections to parallel port and USB port available
  • Self-test option
  • Uses Actel FlashPro software, available as part of Libero Integrated Development Environment (IDE) or standalone
  • Free software updates
  • Supports Microsoft Windows Vista Business and XP operating systems
  • Provides programming for hardware design for all current Actel flash FPGAs and embedded software design and debug for embedded ARM Cortex-M3, Cortex-M1, 8051s, and future embedded processor designs
  • Common interface for hardware and software debug for Synopsys Identify, Actel on-chip debug, and Actel SoftConsole embedded software IDE
  • Low cost in-system programming (ISP) hardware for a single FPGA or chain of Actel flash FPGAs
  • Supports 1.2 V programming for Actel IGLOO nano 1.2 V core FPGAs
  • Replaces and is fully backward compatible with the previous FlashPro3 programmer

More information: Actel FlashPro Programming System