Saturn Starter

Base Board for Saturn FPGA Modules

Saturn Starter Base Board Saturn Starter Base Board (Front)
Saturn Starter Base Board (Back)


This product is deprecated, and no longer available.



The Saturn Starter board is equipped with I/O interfaces for use with the Saturn family of FPGA modules. The board is equally well suited for Saturn FPGA module evaluation and for rapid prototyping without building custom hardware.

The board can also be used for production flashing of Saturn modules or for educational purposes.

Build your FPGA system in minutes and start taking advantage of the powerful FPGA technology.



  • Works with all Saturn FPGA modules
  • Suitable for evaluation and rapid prototyping
  • Small solution size (170x120 mm)
  • I/O interfaces for almost all applications


  • I/O extension capability through two robust I/O extension connectors
  • FPGA configuration via SD Card


  • Saturn FPGA module connectors
  • 4 50-pin general purpose extension connectors
  • USB 2.0 High-Speed Interface
  • USB 2.0 Full-Speed monitor interface (voltage/temperature/PLL configuration)
  • JTAG interface (FPGA configuration)
  • SD Card slot (FPGA configuration)
  • Single 12V supply voltage (power supply not included)

Please note that the available features depend on the equipped Saturn FPGA module.

Board Architecture

Saturn Starter Board ArchitectureClick image to enlarge

Product Selection Matrix

Product CodeSupported Saturn FPGA ModulesTemp. RangeStatus
SA-STA SA-SX1 0..+70°C

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Target Applications

  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Industrial Automation
  • Embedded Computing
  • Communications
  • Digital Signal Processing

Related Products

  • Enclustra Saturn SX1 FPGA Module more



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