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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mango WARP hardware compatible with Rice WARP hardware?

Yes. The WARP FPGA Boards v1 and v2, Radio Board v1.4, Clock Board and Analog Board are based on the same board designs as the WARP hardware originally distributed by Rice. Kits supplied by Mango and Rice will interoperate seamlessly.

What software tools are required to use WARP?

The primary processor in WARP is a Xilinx FPGA. Creating custom designs for the FPGA requires software tools from Xilinx. We recommend using ISE System Edition with WARP. This suite includes all the tools used to build the various WARP reference designs (ISE, XPS, SDK, System Generator and ChipScope). We also recommend having MATLAB, required by Xilinx System Generator.

Universities can request a donation of the tools from the Xilinx University Program. Commercial users should contact Xilinx Sales to purchase the tools.

Where can I find more about what WARP can do?

Feel free to (Address hidden - please enable JavaScript) with any questions. You can also visit the WARP repository, hosted at Rice Unviersity, which contains a wealth of information about the platform and its applications. Rice also hosts the WARP forums, which are available for technical questions about the open-source designs maintained by the Rice team.