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Terasic Spider


Spider Specifications

  • DE0-Nano-SoC Altera SoC FPGA board for the spider control
  • Servo Motor Card for servo motor driving
  • Metal gear servo motor - MG996R
  • Aluminum body
  • Remote control through bluetooth
  • Power from 12V DC or Battery
  • Open Source


DE0-Nano-SoC Board Features

  • Altera SoC - Altera Cyclone® V SE 5CSEMA4U23C6N
    • FPGA
      • 40K programmable logic elements
      • Serial configuration device – EPCS128
      • USB-Blaster II onboard for programming; JTAG Mode
      • 2 push-buttons
      • 4 slide switches
      • 8 green user LEDs
      • Three 50MHz clock sources from the clock generator
      • Two 40-pin expansion header
      • One Arduino expansion header (Uno R3 compatibility), can connection with Arduino shields.
      • One 10-pin Analog input expansion header. (shared with Arduino Analog input)
      • A/D converter, 4-pin SPI interface with FPGA
    • HPS (Hard Processor System)
      • 925MHz Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor
      • 1GB DDR3 SDRAM (32-bit data bus)
      • 1 Gigabit Ethernet PHY with RJ45 connector
      • USB OTG Port, USB Micro-AB connector
      • Micro SD card socket
      • Accelerometer (I2C interface + interrupt)
      • UART to USB, USB Mini-B connector
      • Warm reset button and cold reset button
      • One user button and one user LED
      • LTC 2x7 expansion header

For more details, please visit "DE0-Nano-SoC":


Servo Motor Card Features:

  • 2X20 3.3V GPIO Interface
  • Drive 24 servo motors at most
  • Fuse protection for each servo driving port
  • Build-In Altera CPLD and Power Monitor Chip:
    • Battery voltage monitor
    • Total current monitor
    • Auto shutdown when battery is low or total current is too high.
    • P.S. Source code is available for users to modify according to their application.

Servo Motor Card

System Block Diagram

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