Future Technology Devices International Ltd. (FTDI) announced its V-EVAL hardware development platform for Vinculum VNC1L-based embedded USB host designs. Supplied as a complete kit, it includes the V-EVAL development board, power supply, USB A/B cable and a USB gender change for use with USB slave applications. The board provides two USB host/slave ports, multiple I/O port connectors and an inbuilt Vinculum USB device programmer, terminal emulator and command monitor. In addition to the USB ports, board connectors provide access to the UART, SPI and FIFO interfaces. Five user-programmable switches, five user-programmable LEDs and five status LEDs are also included with PS/2 keyboard and mouse connectors.
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