Avnet Spartan-6 LX16 Evaluation Kit


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  • Spartan-6 LX

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Utilizing the Spartan-6 FPGA Family, Avnet introduces the first-ever battery-powered Xilinx FPGA development board, the Xilinx Spartan-6 LX16 Evaluation Kit. The Xilinx Spartan-6 LX16 Evaluation Kit includes the Cypress PSoC® 3 Programmable System on Chip with embedded 8051. PSoC is a programmable device with programmable analog and digital peripherals, some of which control the regulation and load switches in the battery-powered system.

What's Included

Hardware and Design Tools

  • Avnet Spartan®-6 LX16 Evaluation Board including Spartan-6 XC6SLX16-CSG324 FPGA
  • ISE® WebPACK™ software
  • LCD add-on panel
  • USB A-mini B cable

Documentation and Getting Started Demo

  • Getting Started Guide
  • AvProg configuration and programming utility
  • Downloadable documentation and reference design

Key Features

  • Spartan-6 XC6SLX16-CSG324 FPGA
  • Cypress PSoC®3 Programmable Embedded System-on-chip
    • Single-cycle 67 MHz 8051 core
    • Four CapSense® switches
    • USB-UART
    • FPGA configuration over USB
    • Serial Flash programming
    • In-system power monitoring
    • LCD drive
  • Texas Instruments battery management and voltage regulators
  • Custom MicroTips segment LCD add-on module
  • Single cell Li-ion 18650 (~2500 mAh)
  • 16 MB Multi-bit Serial Flash
  • 10/100 Ethernet PHY
  • 66.6 MHz oscillator
  • Over-voltage and ESD protection on USB
  • LPC FMC expansion header
  • 20 x 2, 0.1-inch user I/O header (MXP)
  • Two 2 x 6 PMOD expansion ports
  • Four LEDs
  • SPI configuration
  • JTAG interface
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