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R 8 firmware update guide
1, Before update , you had to
buy an USB Blaster, like this or similar model.
2, Quartus download link
download the 12.1 Web Edition and install in your computer.
3, Connect the USB Blaster, the Windows request the driver install, select the driver to install
Driver: C \ altera \ 12.1 \ quartus \ drivers
4, Power off the DAC,
connect the USB Blaster to the DAC, then connect the USB Blaster to
the computer . ( Be note, if the DAC had power on then connect the
USB Blaster, you may damage the chip of the DAC and want to pay the
charge to replace. )
5,Power on the DAC, open the Quartus 12.1 software , and select “Perform automatic web license retrieval “ then click “OK”. During update, you must keep your computer had the good web connect .
(R27 blaster connector has same position but the direction just
6, Click the iron as below (Pic1) .
7, Follow the steps select
as below (pic 2) .
8, Follow the steps select
as below (pic 3) .
9, Follow the steps select as below (pic 4), click “Start “ and waiting one minute while the “Program” show “Succeed” .
10, Power off the DAC, pull off the USB Blaster from the DAC, then pull off the connect from the computer. The update is finished.