Where to go from startKIT? (Choosing next devboard)

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rebb
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Where to go from startKIT? (Choosing next devboard)

Postby rebb » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:44 am

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).
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Postby mon2 » Wed Mar 23, 2016 3:39 am

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.

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