Spartan-3A Starter Kit


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Create prototype designs using Spartan-3A FPGAs


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  • Spartan-3A

The Xilinx Spartan®-3A Starter Kit delivers instant access to Spartan-3A FPGA device features such as SUSPEND power-saving mode, high-speed I/O options, DDR2 SDRAM memory interface, commodity flash configuration support, and FPGA/IP protection using Device DNA Security

For Japan Customers Only,
please order part number: HW-SPAR3A-SK-UNI-G-J
through your local Japan distributor.

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What's Included

  • Development board
  • Power supply 100-240V, 50/60 Hz with universal plug adaptors
  • ISE® WebPACK™ software and ISE Foundation™ software evaluation
  • Quickstart guide
  • Programming cable
  • Product collateral

Key Features

  • Xilinx Devices
    • Spartan-3A (XC3S700A-FG484)
    • Platform Flash (XCF04S-VOG20C)
  • Clocks
    • 50 MHz crystal oscillator on-board
    • Open slot for optional user-installed clock
  • Memory
    •  4 Mbit Platform Flash PROM
    • 32M x 16 DDR2 SDRAM
    • 32 Mbit parallel Flash
    • 2-16 Mbit SPI Flash devices
  • Analog Interface Devices
    • 4-channel D/A converter
    • 2-channel A/D converter
    • Signal amplifier
  • Connectors and Interfaces
    • Ethernet 10/100 PHY
    • JTAG USB download port
    • Two 9-pin RS-232 serial port
    • PS/2-style mouse/keyboard port
    • 15-pin VGA connector capable of 4,096 colors
    • One FX2 100-pin and two 6-pin expansion connectors
    • 20 user I/O available on standard header pins
    • Stereo mini-jack for PWM audio
    • Rotary/push button function switch
    • Eight individual LED outputs
    • Four slider switches
    • Four push-button switches
  • Display
    • 16 character, 2-Line LCD

Targeted Applications

  • Markets: Consumer, Telecom / Datacom, Servers, Storage
  • Applications: General Prototyping

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

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