Altera CPLD/FPGA Blaster USB Downloader

Altera CPLD/FPGA Blaster USB Downloader
Stock Number: 32701 MP
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Compatable USB-Blaster™ Download Cable interfaces a USB port on a host computer to an Altera® FPGA/CPLD mounted on a printed circuit board. The cable sends configuration data from the PC to a standard 10-pin header connected to the FPGA/CPLD. You can use the USB-Blaster cable to iteratively download configuration data to a system during prototyping or to program data into the system during production. Ideal for protyping dedicated controllers etc.
Altera CPLD/FPGA Devices series: MAX, FLEX, APEX, EPC
NOTE: See Support Files (Blaster Support Table, Device Support) for list
Supply V: 5.0 V from the host USB cable
Between 1.5 V and 5.0 V from the target circuit board
Includes: USB Blaster, 11in. 10pin Target cable, 4ft. USB Host Cable
NOTE: NO Documentation supplied with this unit.
This is a logic arrray programmer that requires you to download Software (Recommend free Quartus II) from Altera (Blaster Support Table Downloads) link on
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Able to Resurrect Old Altera University Program UP1
Was a bit leery since price is $5-10 less that other sites and feared being obsoleted due to Windows 10, but was able to resurrect an old Altera CPLD/FPGA University Board for some limited/targeted R&D on semi phased-out Altera chips. The secret is to get the version of Quartus II that supports your legacy device before Intel/Altera disappears it - then simply follow the driver installation at Would give 5 stars but not 100% repeatable on downloads - sometimes fails in verification - possibly a JTAG loading/termination issue ...
Dr. Mike