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Electronics => FPGA => Topic started by: Eric_the_EE on March 01, 2016, 05:10:57 pm

Title: Xilinx ISE license through University Program
Post by: Eric_the_EE on March 01, 2016, 05:10:57 pm
Hey all,

I was wondering if anyone has ever acquired a Xilinx ISE license through their university program (http://www.xilinx.com/support/university/donation-program.html (http://www.xilinx.com/support/university/donation-program.html)).

I need a full edition of ISE to program an old Spartan 3A-DSP that resides on the Ettus Research N210 USRP.

My professor and I followed the protocol for requesting a license donation, but have not heard back from Xilinx yet. It's been a month since the request.

Has anyone ever had any help from Xilinx using this approach?
Title: Re: Xilinx ISE license through University Program
Post by: Divvi on March 01, 2016, 06:51:37 pm
They can be quite slow at times, maybe 3 weeks to a month. I'd say hang in there a bit longer.
Title: Re: Xilinx ISE license through University Program
Post by: azer on March 02, 2016, 11:15:43 am
It is slow, but as the page says, if it takes more than a month you should contact them.
Title: Re: Xilinx ISE license through University Program
Post by: legacy on March 02, 2016, 01:53:50 pm
why don't you buy a node locked license instead? it lasts 1 year
Title: Re: Xilinx ISE license through University Program
Post by: GuilTy on March 09, 2016, 08:00:22 am
You can use the ISE Webpack which is free.
Title: Re: Xilinx ISE license through University Program
Post by: Eric_the_EE on March 10, 2016, 09:28:26 am
Divvi, azer - yes, it's been a while. My professor pinged them again.
legacy - that still costs money that hasn't been allocated for this project yet.
GuilTy - if actually read my post, the Webpack edition doesn't support my target device. Thanks anyway.
Title: Re: Xilinx ISE license through University Program
Post by: Kohanbash on March 11, 2016, 01:17:49 am
why don't you buy a node locked license instead? it lasts 1 year

It is not cheap...

Last time I checked there was a free 30days trial when you download other versions.