Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit


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EK-S6-SP605-G-J (Japan)

Accelerate Your Designs – Right Out of the Box

The Spartan®-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit delivers all the basic components of hardware, design tools, IP, and reference designs enabling development right out of the box. This kit provides a flexible environment for system design and provides pre-verified reference design and examples on how to leverage features such as high-speed serial transceivers, PCI Express®, DVI, and/or DDR3. This kit includes an industry-standard FMC (FPGA Mezzanine Card) connector for future scaling and customization to specific applications and markets.

What's Included

  • ROHS compliant SP605 Base Board including the XC6SLX45T-FGG484 -3C FPGA
Tools & IP
  • ISE Design Suite: Logic Edition (Device-locked to the Spartan-6 LX45T FPGA)
Targeted Reference Design(s) and Demo(s)
  • Base Reference Design – Design that includes gigabit host communication, DDR3 memory interface, example programmable processing and serial loopback optimized for the Spartan-6 FPGA family.
  • Base Reference Design Interface and Demonstration – Evaluate different implementations and see results in this convenient, easy to use interface
Example Design(s) and Demo(s)
  • Board Diagnostic Demo
  • ChipScope Pro Serial IO Toolkit IBERT Transceiver Test Design
  • Multi Boot Reference Design, featuring fail safe
  • PCI Express Gen 1 (x1) Test Design
  • DDR3 Memory Interface Design
  • Hardware Setup Guide – Easy to follow instructions for getting your development board up and running in minutes so you can begin evaluation
  • Getting Started Guide – Complete instructions enabling you to evaluate and modify designs included in your evaluation kit.
  • Hardware Users Guide – Detailed guide providing information about the hardware included in your kit.
  • Reference Design and Example User Guide – Instructions for using the included reference design and design examples included in your kit.
  • Schematics and PCB files – Information you need to accelerate layout and development of your board based upon best practices.
Cables & Adapters
  • Universal 12V power supply
  • Two USB cables – enabling BIST and device configuration
  • One Ethernet cable – host communication to the base reference design interface
  • One DVI-VGA adapter – standard interface for video display
Additional Materials
  • All reference designs, demos, and documents are delivered on a USB stick

Key Features

  • FPGA: XC6SLX45T FGG484-3C Spartan-6
  • Configuration:
    • Onboard JTAG configuration circuitry\
    • 8MB Quad SPI Flash
    • 32MB Parallel (BPI) Flash
    • System ACE CF with 2GB CompactFlash (CF) Card
    • JTAG
  • Memory:
    • 128MB DDR3 Component Memory
    • 32MB Parallel (BPI) Flash (also available for configuration)
    • 8Kb IIC EEPROM
  • Communications and Networking
    • 10/100/1000 Tri-Speed Ethernet
    • SFP transceiver connector
    • GTP port (TX, RX) with four SMA connectors
    • USB to UART Bridge
    • PCI Express x1 Edge Connector
  • Expansion Connectors:
    • FMC-LPC connector (1 GTP Transceiver, 68 single-ended or 34 differential user defined signals)
    • User GPIO with two SMA connectors
    • 4 User I/O (1x6 Header)
  • Clocking:
    • 200 MHz Oscillator (Differential)
    • 27 MHz Socketed Oscillator (Single-Ended)
    • SMA Connectors for external clock (Differential)
    • GTP Reference Clock port with 2 SMA connectors
  • Display:
    • Video - DVI / VGA
    • 4X LEDs
  • Control:
    • 4X Push Buttons
    • 4X DIP Switches
  • Power 12V wall adapter or ATX
  • Voltage and Current measurement capability of 2.5V, 1.5V, and 1.2V supplies

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