This product is retired. But don’t worry, we have a new revision of Elbert with more features at less price, check out Elbert V2.


ELBERT is a simple but versatile FPGA Learning/Development board featuring Xilinx Spartan 3A FPGA. An excellent choice for beginners and advanced learners for experimenting and learning system design with FPGAs. This development board features Xilinx XC3S50A 100 pin FPGA with a maximum of 68 user IOs (Some are dedicated to the system). USB2 interface provides a fast and easy configuration download to the onboard SPI flash. You don’t need a programmer or special downloader cable to download bitstream to Elbert. ELBERT features a stable clock source that is derived from the onboard configuration controller. ELBERT incorporates LEDs and switches for curious users to get started with the “Hello World” program in a matter of minutes.

General FAQs


Attribute Value
Weight 0.3 lbs
Dimensions 5 × 3 × 2 in

Primary Clock Frequency


DIP, Push Button

Number Of Clock Sources


Number Of General Purpose LEDs