ILX511 Update

A quick update on my previous blog post on using the ILX511 with an ICE40 fpga. I setup the CCD in the configuration shown above. The ND filter is an ND1000 (ND 3.0). The only change to the code in the previous post is to use a 4Mbps in the UART:

uart = UART(divisor=6)

The serial output looks much cleaner now (minicom, use Ctrl-A u to add linefeeds, set speed to 4mbps). In the capture below I’m scanning the laser across the CCD: