Talk:Universal axis controller
Why FPGA instead of microcontroller?
Most industrial controls are microcontroller-based. I have worked with both FPGAs and microcontrollers (include a bit with embedded microcontrollers -- e.g. Microblaze -- inside an FPGA), and I'm not clear why the originator has proposed FPGA.
Also, as far as I know, the collaboration tools for open-source development of software/firmware are much more mature than for open-source FPGAs.
ChuckH 23:54, 21 January 2012 (CET)