XtremeDSP Starter Platform – Spartan-3A DSP 1800A Edition


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Low cost, entry-level environment for developing signal processing designs


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  • Spartan-3A DSP

Evaluate your DSP applications using the versatile XtremeDSP™ Starter Platform powered by the Spartan®-3A DSP 1800A FPGA.

This evaluation platform delivers instant access to Spartan-3A DSP family capabilities and supports industry-standard peripherals, connectors, and interfaces. It is designed for use with the Xilinx System Generator for DSP and ISE® design tools.

For Japan Customers Only,
please order part number: HW-SD1800A-DSP-SB-UNI-G-J
through local Japan distributor.

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What's Included

  • Spartan-3A DSP 1800A XtremeDSP Starter Platform (development board)
Tools & IP
  • ISE® WebPACK™ software and ISE Foundation™ software evaluation
Cables & Adapters
  • Power supply 100-240V, 50/60 Hz with universal plug adaptors
  • USB download cable is not included and must be ordered separately

Key Features

  • Xilinx Devices
    • XC3SD1800A-4FGG676C Spartan-3A DSP FPGA
  • Clocks
    • 125 MHz LVTTL SMT oscillator
    • LVTTL oscillator socket
    • 25.175 MHz LVTTL SMT oscillator (video clock)
    • 25 MHz Ethernet clock (accessible to FPGA)
  • Memory
    • 128 MB (32M x 32) DDR2 SDRAM
    • 16Mx8 parallel / BPI configuration flash
    • 64 Mb SPI configuration / storage flash (with 4 extra SPI selects)
  • Interfaces
    • 10/100/1000 PHY
    • JTAG programming/configuration port
    • RS232 Port
    • Low-cost VGA
    • 4 SPI select lines
  • Buttons and Switches
    • 8 user LEDs
    • 8-position user DIP switch
    • 4 user push button switches
    • Reset push button switch
  • User I/O and Expansion
    • Digilent 6-pin header (2)
    • EXP expansion connector (2)
    • 30-pin GPIO connector: can be used for System ACE™ Compact Flash daughter card (not included)
  • Configuration and Debug
    • JTAG
    • System ACE module connector

Targeted Applications

  • Markets: Wireless, Automotive, Consumer, Industrial, Medical, Military / Aerospace, Servers, Storage, and Telecom / Datacom systems.
  • Applications: General Prototyping, Embedded Processing, Digital Video, DSP, Image Processing, Digital Communications and Co-processing.

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Xilinx offers a 90-day limited warranty on this product. See Limited Warranty for detailed information.