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This paper presents a comparison between two stabilizing average output feedback controllers implemented on a field programmable gate array (FPGA) facility. A generalized proportional integral (GPI) controller and a proportional integral derivative (PID) controller are implemented using an FPGA, and their respective performances are duly compared. The GPI controller is found to present a better dynamic response than the PID controller in terms of the settling time while exhibiting a greater degree of robustness regarding disturbance rejection represented by severe changes in static and dynamic loads. The average controllers and their corresponding pulsewidth modulation actuators are implemented using a Spartan 3E1600 FPGA.