San Jose, California March 31, 2005
- HiTech Global Distribution, LLC today announced the availability of the "low-cost PCI Express Kit" designed by PLD Applications.
The Altera Stratix GX based low-cost design kit (PXPDKSXGX40) is an ideal vehicle for quick evaluation and testing of PCI Express IP core. The kit supports x1 and x4 PCI Express configurations and up to 44 3.3 LVTTL/LVCMOS I/Os. The design kit is preloaded with a reference design and includes PCI Express IP Core, technical support, simulation and synthesis models, customization wizard, software drivers, and free updates of the IP Core. Everything is ready so that you can implement your own design and connect it to PLD Applications PCI Express IP Core. Additional information is available at: http://www.hitechglobal.com/PLDA/pciedk.htm
"This is our second family of PCI Express boards, the descendant of a long line in the PCI, CPCI, PC104+; Cardbus and PCIX families. PLDA will not be stopping here though, with future PCI Express products foreseen based on both Altera and Xilinx devices." Said Martin Gallezot, Sales Manager for PLD Applications.
"Availability of such a low-cost design kit empowered by Altera Stratix GX device and PLDA IP core and design environment makes rapid PCI Express developments a reality" Said Cyrus Merati, Marketing Director for Hitech Global Distribution. Pricing and Availability
The PCI Express Design Kit is priced at $795 and is available for immediate delivery to designers around the world through Hitech Global Distribution. The PCI Express Design Kit is also available for purchase through Hitech Global Distribution online store at http://www.hitechglobal.com/catalog
The PCI Express Evaluation Board (XpressBridge) for in-depth and detailed evaluation of PCI Express core is also available to customers around the world through Hitech Global Distribution. Additional information is available at:
The PLD Applications PCI Express Core is PCI-SIG certified and is being widely used by designers in ASIC and FPGA designs. Additional information is available at: http://www.hitechglobal.com/ipcores/pciexpress.htm About HiTech Global Distribution, LLC.
HiTech Global Distribution LLC (HTGD) is a North American based distributor and design house headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. HTGD's main line of products includes IP Cores, prototyping boards, modules, and embedded system design tools.
HiTech Global Distribution, LLC also provides FPGA, ASIC, SOC, and PCB design services. For additional information about HiTech Global Distribution, LLC, please visit: http://www.HiTechGlobal.com About PLD Applications
PLDA, the World's second largest PCI IP core vendor, designs and sells a wide range of FPGA and ASIC interfacing solutions for the PCI and derivative markets (PCI Express, PCI-X, CompactPCI, and PC104/PC104+). The company offers complete solutions to a global market, including IP cores, hardware, software, consulting services, and comprehensive technical support provided directly by the IP designers. For additional information about PLD Applications, please visit http://www.plda.com