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If the module is in initial delivery condition, FTDI chip Port B is set to 245 FIFO and different Firmware,
boot requirements are not meet, so
all steps on this wiki page need to be taken.

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Quartus prime and Arrow-USB-Blaster need to be installed prior to updating the firmware.
In addition, the compressed folder needs to be extracted.

This The demo although itself requires the installation of Visual Analog (Version 1.9.48.1) - Download Link

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The configuration is finished, FT_Prog can be closed.After shipment, the default configuration is set to 245 FIFO.

FPGA demo specific firmware

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  1. Figure out the modules COM port number
    1. Open the device manager, right click onto windows start menu symbol and select device manager
    2. Open ports and identify the port used by the module, the number is here marked with an X

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  2. Setup Visual Analog
    1. Start "Visual Analog" and open a "Blank canvas".

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      Via File → Open point to the file AnalogMAX_DAQ1_Capture.vac from the demo folder.

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    2. Press Tools → External Tools... to prepare the usage of the adcapture.exe., in the new appearing window

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    3. Click Add in the new opened window and insert the name "adcapture" in the Display Text.
      Click Browse... and select the file "adcapture.exe" from the downloaded demo.
      Into Arguments insert "COMX,115200 1024 c:\temp\capture.txt 7", where the X in COMXCOMX
      is a placeholder for your comport number.

      To finish the setup press OK.

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      Parameter description:
      COM14 - COM port which is used for the connection.
      115200 - Baud rate which is used for the connection.
      1024 - Amount of K samples to read, minimum 64 and maximum is 1024.
      c:\temp\capture.txt - File name and path which specifies where to storage the data.
      7 - Command to adjust the gain, possible values are:
                 4 for a gain of 1, 5 for a gain of 2, 6 for a gain of 4 and 7 for a gain of 8

  3. Launch adcapture
    1. Select To run the demo, select the above inserted tool by selecting "Tools → adcapture".A , a new window opens
    2. The window shows the activity of the tool "adcapture", the picture below shows its state when it is finished.

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    3.  
      In Visual Analog, use "F5" or press "press Canvas → Run" to update the screen.

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Quick test with a terminal program

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