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Get to production faster using a compact Intel® FPGA module and breakout board programmed with the Arduino* integrated development environment (IDE). 

  • Features Snō – a compact module featuring an Intel® MAX® 10 FPGA
  • Embedded 8-bit microcontroller compatible with the Atmel* AVR instruction set
  • FPGA-enhanced Arduino compatibility in a compact footprint

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Compact Size for Embedded Solutions

Get the power, performance, and speed of FPGA acceleration on a small development board.

Alorium* Xcelerator Blocks (XB)

Take advantage of preinstalled XBs that target application-specific behavior such as floating-point math, motion control, and sensor data acquisition.

Programmable with Arduino*

Rapidly develop your solution using the free and flexible Arduino* integrated development environment (IDE).

Who Needs This

Designers and developers who:

  • Create IoT or embedded solutions
  • Require FPGA acceleration for embedded applications
  • Develop compact high-performance IoT solutions for production
  • Create custom XBs with FPGA logic

Use Cases

  • Industrial IoT
  • Robotics
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
  • Medical electronics
  • Motion control
  • Test equipment

Kit Details

  • Snō board mounted on SnōMākr
  • USB cable


Programmable with an Arduino IDE

Intel MAX 10 FPGA

Embedded 8-bit microcontroller

3.3 V tolerant inputs

3.3 V outputs

16 K FPGA logic elements

32 dedicated digital pins

6 shared digital with analog pins

ADC performance: 1 MHz

ADC resolution: 12-bit sustained

ADC sample rate: 254 k samples per second

Program FLASH: 32 KB

Data memory SRAM: 2 KB

Connectivity: solderable vias

Programming interface: FTDI

Compatible with Arduino R3 header layout


These development tools are also available for free download.

Arduino IDE

Get started using the Snō board with a simple interface for editing the firmware or sketches that will be uploaded to the 8-bit microcontroller.



This open-source, cross-platform IDE works with more than 500 different boards. PlatformIO provides additional features that may be more comfortable and familiar to experienced firmware developers.


FPGA Design Software

Intel® Quartus® Prime Software Suite is the free FPGA design and synthesis software tool for the Intel® MAX® 10 FPGA. Designers can use this software to implement custom FPGA Xcelerator Blocks as part of the OpenXLR8 methodology.



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