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AR# 7599

CPLD XPLA Architecture - Differences between PALs and PLAs

Description

Keywords: CoolRunner, PAL, PLA, compare, comparison

What is the difference between a PAL and a PLA?

Solution

A PAL is a logic array consisting of a programmable AND array followed by a fixed OR array.

A PLA is a logic array consisting of a programmable AND array followed by a programmable OR array.
AR# 7599
Date Created 08/21/2007
Last Updated 07/28/2009
Status Archive
Type General Article