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If any makers know about this OSH dev tool, post up in the comments –

The PLAICE is a powerful open source in-circuit development tool that combines the features of: FLASH Programmer + Emulator + High Speed Multi-Channel Logic Analyzer …. All Into One Device!

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Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. pben says:

    You have a picture of a Xilinx Spartan-3E Starter Kit. It is FPGA field programmable gate array development kit. I haven’t used the Xilinx kit but I used a similar FPGA from Altera for their FPGAs in a college class that I just took.

    The web page for the kit is at

    here is a tinyURL in case that one breaks

  2. cheesy says:

    Coincidentally, I’ll be using that same board for my “Digital System Design: Tools and Techniques” course this summer.