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AR# 11013

Virtex-E, Spartan-IIE LVDS - Do I need external termination resistors?

Description

Are external LVDS termination resistors needed for Virtex-E or Spartan-IIE devices?

Solution

Yes. For more information on this, please see the "Detailed Functional Description" on page 45 of the Virtex-E Data Sheet:

http://direct.xilinx.com/bvdocs/publications/ds022-2.pdf

For Spartan-IIE device termination schematics, please use the Virtex-E information as stated above. The implementation of LVDS in Spartan-IIE devices is the same as for Virtex-E devices.

AR# 11013
Date Created 08/29/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article