Bringing up a new board

Part 3: Clocking

The EMS11-BB21 board I received a few weeks ago has a Spartan 6 FPGA which the board provides with a 50MHz clock.  In the examples so far I’ve used that clock directly – but FPGAs generally have the ability to be much more flexible where clocking’s concerned, and the Spartan 6 is no exception. Continue reading