Costs

Development costs:

Altera DE2 Board

$495 ($269 if purchased through the Altera University Program)

 Microchip Pickit 2

 $50

 Microchip pic16f690 (x10)

 $12

 RGB LED (x100)

 $20

 74LS138 3 to 8 decoder (x8)

 $3

 74LS240 octal inverter (x8)

 $3

 74LS164 ser. in par. out shift register (x24)

 $9

 74LS273 octal D-type flip-flop (x24)

 $9

 2N2222 NPN switching transistor (x150)

 $18

Total Estimated:

$619 ($393 if DE2 purchased through the Altera University Program)

 


 

Production Costs:

 


 

Breadboards  (3x)

$22.95 each

Insulated Wire (200 ft.)

$15

Support Wire (200 ft.)

$10

   

Total Estimated:

$93.85

Man-Hour Costs:

3 hours per person in class each week for 3 weeks

15 hours per week

2 hours per person in lab each week for 12 weeks

10 hours per week

5 hours per person outside of class for 4 weeks

25 hours per week

 


Total from class-time

45 hours

Total from lab time

120 hours

Total out of class work

100 hours

  
  

Total Estimated:

265 hours