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PiXi Downloads


Product Specification:
Revision 2.0 specification for the PiXi (2.04).
Download here.
Revision 1.0 specification for the PiXi-200 (1.03).
Download here.

Schematics:

Revision 2.0 schematics: Coming soon…

Revision 1.1 schematics for the PiXi-200, based on the original prototype. Download here.


3D Image:

Revision 2.0 3D Image of the PiXi. Download here.


Mechanical Design:

AutoCAD compatible design files (.dwg & .dxf) describing the mechanical design of PiXi 2.0 (including outlines and dimensions for the Raspberry Pi & Arduino). Download here.


User Manual:
PiXi user manual and interface specification (Coming soon…)

Reference Designs:

AstroCam2 - Make your own CCD Camera;

Using the PiXi to interface to a custom 4 x 6 button keypad;

Connecting a simple 2-line x 16 character LCD to the PiXi;

Connecting multiple serial interfaces to the PiXi;

Dalek-Pi - resurrecting a broken toy Dalek with the PiXi and a Raspberry Pi; (Coming soon…)

Lego-Pi - Using the PiXi to control a Lego Technic Truck;

Rover5 - Using the PiXi to control the Dagu Rover-5; (Coming soon…)

PiXi Experimenter; (Coming soon…)

Demo Platform 1-b; (Coming soon…)


PiXi-Tools:

This is very much in development but if you’re interested in seeing the PiXi-Tools software then you can download PiXi-tools from GitHub:

https://github.com/astro-designs


Default FPGA Configuration:
The latest pixi.bin file used to configure the FPGA with the default design.
Download here.
Version ID: 224718090213

PiXi FPGA Project Archive:
The latest archive of the default FPGA design.
Download here.
Version ID: 224718090213
Note: This requires Xilinx ISE WebPACK development tools to open & compile the FPGA design, however the VHDL source code can be still be viewed or edited using any widely available VHDL editor.
Xilinx WebPACK ISE design tools can be found at
www.xilinx.com.

Example Designs:
PiXI FPGA configuration software.
Download here.
[Sorry, this isn't available quite yet but we're working to make it available as soon as possible]

PiXi test & demonstration software.
Download here.
[Sorry, this isn't available quite yet but we're working to make it available as soon as possible]

Example application software to communicate with the magnetometer & accelerometer.
Download here.
[Sorry, this isn't available quite yet but we're working to make it available as soon as possible]