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Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center

The Boards and Kits Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Xilinx Boards and Kits.

Design Assistant

Xilinx Boards and Kits - Debug Assistant

The Xilinx Boards and Kits Debug Assistant outlines board-related debug information and steps to help you troubleshoot Board and Kit related issues.

Note: This answer record is part of the Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 43745).

The Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Xilinx Boards and Kits.

If the Interface Tests and Board Debug Checklists below do not result in you resolving the issue, then please see (Xilinx Answer 44102) for next steps.


1. Interface Tests


(Xilinx Answer 43845) Spartan-6 FPGA SP601 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 43846) Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 43847) Spartan-6 FPGA SP623 Characterization Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 43848) Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 43849) Virtex-6 FPGA ML623 Characterization Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 43850) Virtex-6 FPGA ML628 Characterization Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 54130) Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 54134) Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 54161) Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 54279) Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 54383) Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 54568) Virtex-7 FPGA VC709 Connectivity Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 63799) Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU105 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs
(Xilinx Answer 65464) Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs

2. Board Debug Checklists


(Xilinx Answer 44022) Spartan-6 FPGA SP601 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 40399) Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 40398) Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 50079) Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 51233) Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 54012) Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 54013) Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 54139) Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 54355) Virtex-7 FPGA VC709 Connectivity Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 63739) Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU105 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist
(Xilinx Answer 65424) Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
44022 Spartan-6 FPGA SP601 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
43850 Virtex-6 FPGA ML628 Characterization Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
43849 Virtex-6 FPGA ML623 Characterization Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
43848 Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
43847 Spartan-6 FPGA SP623 Characterization Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
43846 Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
43845 Spartan-6 FPGA SP601 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
40398 Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
40399 Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
50079 Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
54130 Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
54161 Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
51233 Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
54279 Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
54012 Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
54013 Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
54139 Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
54355 Virtex-7 FPGA VC709 Connectivity Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
54568 Virtex-7 FPGA VC709 Connectivity Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
54134 Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
54383 Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
44102 Boards and Kits - RMA Information N/A N/A
63739 Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU105 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A
63799 Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU105 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
65464 Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit - Interface Test Designs N/A N/A
65424 Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit - Board Debug Checklist N/A N/A

Documentation

Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center - Documentation

Please refer to the following documentation when using Xilinx Boards and Kits:

Note: This answer record is part of the Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 43745). The Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Xilinx Boards and Kits.


Kintex UltraScale FPGA Kits

Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU105 Evaluation Kit

 

  • XTP391 - KCU105 Evaluation Kit - Quick Start Guide
  • UG917  -  KCU105 Board User Guide

Virtex UltraScale FPGA Kits

 

Xilinx Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit

  • XTP400 - VCU108 Evaluation Kit - Quick Start Guide
  • UG1066 - VCU108 Evaluation Board User Guide

 

Xilinx Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU110 Development Kit

  • UG1073 - VCU110 Evaluation Board User Guide

 

Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC Boards and Kits

Zynq-7000 SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit

  • UG926 - Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC: ZC702 Evaluation Kit and Video and Imaging Kit (Vivado Design Suite 2013.3) Getting Started Guide
  • UG850 - ZC702 Evaluation Board for the Zynq-7000 XC7Z020 All Programmable SoC User Guide
  • UG925 - Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC702 Base Targeted Reference Design (Vivado Design Suite 2013.2), User Guide
  • UG886 - AMS101 Evaluation Card User Guide
  • ZC702 Board Files
  • ZC702 Example Design: ZC702 Support page > Example Designs
  • ZC702 Targeted Reference Design > ZC702 Support page > Targeted Reference Designs

Zynq-7000 SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit

  • UG954 - ZC706 Evaluation Board for the Zynq-7000 XC7Z045 All Programmable SoC User Guide
  • UG961 - Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit (ISE Design Suite 14.7) Getting Started Guide
  • UG963 - ZC706 PCIe Targeted Reference Design (ISE Design Suite 14.5) User Guide
  • ZC706 Board Files
  • ZC706 Example Designs: ZC706 Support page > Example Designs
  • ZC706 Targeted Reference Design: ZC706 Support page > Targeted Reference Designs


Artix-7 FPGA Boards and Kits

Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit

  • UG967 - Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit Getting Started Guide (Vivado Design Suite 2013.3)
  • UG952 - AC701 Evaluation Board for the Artix-7 FPGA User Guide
  • UG964 - AC701 Base Targeted Reference Design User Guide (Vivado Design Suite 2013.4)
  • UG960 - 7 Series FPGA AMS Targeted Reference Design User Guide (Vivado Design Suite 2013.3)
  • AC701 Board Files
  • AC701 Example Designs: AC701 Support page > Example Designs
  • AC701 Targeted Reference Design: AC701 Support page > Targeted Reference Designs


Virtex-7 FPGA Boards and Kits

Virtex-7 FPGA VC709 Connectivity Kit

  • UG887 - VC709 Evaluation Board for the Virtex-7 FPGA User Guide 
  • UG962 - Virtex-7 FPGA XT Connectivity Targeted Reference Design for the VC709 Board (Vivado Design Suite 2013.2) User Guide
  • UG966 - Virtex-7 XT VC709 Connectivity Kit (Vivado Design Suite 2013.2) Getting Started Guide
  • VC709 Board Files
  • VC709 Example Designs: VC709 Support page > Example Designs
  • VC709 Targeted Reference Design: VC709 Support page > Targeted Reference Designs

Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit

  • UG848 - Getting Started with the Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit
  • UG885 - VC707 Evaluation Board for the Virtex-7 FPGA User Guide 
  • UG960 - 7 Series FPGA AMS Targeted Reference Design User Guide (Vivado Design Suite 2013.3)
  • UG886 - AMS101 Evaluation Card User Guide
  • XCN12025 - Production Discontinuation Notice for Development Systems Products
  • VC707 Board files
  • VC707 Example Design: VC707 Support page > Example Designs
  • VC707 Targeted Reference Design (AMS TRD only): VC707 Support page > Targeted Reference Designs

Kintex-7 FPGA Boards and Kits

Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit

  • UG883 - Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit Getting Started Guide (Vivado Design Suite 2013.2)
  • UG810 - KC705 Evaluation Board for the Kintex-7 FPGA User Guide
  • UG882 - Kintex-7 FPGA Base Targeted Reference Design User Guide (Vivado Design Suite 2013.1)
  • UG960 - 7 Series FPGA AMS Targeted Reference Design User Guide (Vivado Design Suite 2013.3)
  • UG886 - AMS101 Evaluation Card User Guide
  • KC705 Board files
  • KC705 Example Designs: KC705 Support page > Example Designs
  • KC705 Targeted Reference Design: KC705 Support page > Targeted Reference Designs


Spartan-6 Boards and Kits

Spartan-6 FPGA SP601 Evaluation Kit

Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit

Spartan-6 FPGA SP623 Characterization Kit

Spartan-6 FPGA Connectivity Kit

Spartan-6 FPGA Embedded Kit


Virtex-6 FPGA Boards and Kits

Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 Evaluation Kit

Virtex-6 FPGA ML623 Characterization Kit

Virtex-6 FPGA ML628 Characterization Kit

Virtex-6 FPGA Broadcast Connectivity Kit

Virtex-6 FPGA Connectivity Kit

Virtex-6 FPGA Embedded Kit


Virtex-5 FPGA Boards and Kits

ML501

ML505

ML506

ML507

ML510

ML521

  • UG225 - ML52x Virtex-5 FPGA RocketIO Characterization Platform User Guide
  • UG091 - Xilinx Generic Interface (XGI) SuperClock Module User Guide
  • ML521 Documentation

ML523

  • UG225 - ML52x Virtex-5 FPGA RocketIO Characterization Platform User Guide
  • UG091 - Xilinx Generic Interface (XGI) SuperClock Module User Guide
  • ML523 Documentation

ML525

  • UG225 - ML52x Virtex-5 FPGA RocketIO Characterization Platform User Guide
  • UG091 - Xilinx Generic Interface (XGI) SuperClock Module User Guide
  • ML525 Documentation

ML550

ML555

ML561


Virtex-5 AFX Boards

AFX-FF1136-500

AFX-FF1153-500

AFX-FF1738-500

AFX-FF1760-500

AFX-FF324-500

AFX-FF665-500

AFX-FF676-500


Design Advisories

Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center - Design Advisories

Design Advisory Answer Records are created for issues that are important to designs currently in progress and are selected to be included in the Xilinx Alert Notification System.

To update your Xilinx Alert Notification Preferences, please go to:
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Note: This answer record is part of the Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 43745). The Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Boards and Kits.


Boards and Kits information is contained in the following device-specific Design Advisories.

Click here to open the Boards and Kits Design Advisory Answer Record which is created for issues that are important to boards currently available.

For general design and troubleshooting information on Xilinx Boards and Kits, please refer to the Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center at (Xilinx Answer 43745).


(Xilinx Answer 66667) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Kintex UltraScale KCU105 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 53979) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 53708) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 47787) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 56324) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Virtex-7 FPGA VC709 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 53962) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 53980) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 43767) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 43768) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 43769) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Spartan-6 FPGA SP601 Evaluation Kit
(Xilinx Answer 38760) Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Virtex-6 FPGA Broadcast Connectivity Kit

Revision History

02/19/2016 Added 66667
06/17/2013 Added 56324
01/08/2013 Added 53708
08/09/2011 Initial release


Top Issues

Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center - Top Issues

The following answer records cover current known issues as well as commonly asked questions related to Xilinx Boards and Kits.

Note: This answer record is part of the Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 43745). The Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Xilinx Boards and Kits.


(Xilinx Answer 37579) What device do I have on my board? Is it an Engineering Sample (ES) or Production silicon?
(Xilinx Answer 44102) Development Boards and Kits - RMA Information

Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 66752) Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU105 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 63175) Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU105 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Xilinx Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 62603) Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Xilinx Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU110 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 62604) Virtex UltraScale VCU110 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 51899) Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 47864) Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Virtex-7 FPGA VC709 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 51901) VC709 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 45382) Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 45934) Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit

(Xilinx Answer 51900) Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

ML605

XTP071 ML605 Printed-Circuit Board Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 34836) Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes

Virtex-6 FPGA Connectivity Kit

(Xilinx Answer 34432) Virtex-6 FPGA Connectivity Kit and Targeted Reference Design (TRD) - Release Notes and Known Issues

Virtex-6 FPGA Broadcast Connectivity Kit

(Xilinx Answer 43656) Virtex-6 FPGA Broadcast Connectivity Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

SP601

XTP054SP601 Printed-Circuit Board Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 33225) SP601 - Known Issues / Release Notes Master Answer Record

SP605

XTP072SP605 Printed-Circuit Board Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 33839) SP605 Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Spartan-6 FPGA Connectivity Kit

(Xilinx Answer 43628) Spartan-6 FPGA Connectivity Kit and Targeted Reference Design (TRD) - Release Notes and Known Issues

XtremeDSP Kit IV

(Xilinx Answer 42500) XtremeDSP Kit IV - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

ML40x

ML40x Known Issues

ML405 Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 37874) ML40x - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

ML410

ML410 Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 24806) DS1 LED glows red after power on
(Xilinx Answer 38093) ML410 Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

ML50x

ML501 Known Issues

ML505 Known Issues

ML506 Known Issues

ML507 Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 42965) ML50x - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

ML510

ML510 Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 38095) ML510 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

ML561

(Xilinx Answer 42964) Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record
Spartan-3 Generation

(Xilinx Answer 40380) Spartan-3 FPGA Generation Evaluation Kits - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

XM105

(Xilinx Answer 35307) XM105 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

Obsolete Boards and Kits

(Xilinx Answer 41448) Obsolete Boards and Kits - Board Issues
(Xilinx Answer 40757) Xilinx Obsolete Device Solution Center - Boards and Kits


Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
34836 Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
34432 Virtex-6 FPGA Connectivity Kit and Targeted Reference Design (TRD) - Release Notes and Known Issues N/A N/A
43656 Virtex-6 FPGA Broadcast Connectivity Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
33225 Spartan-6 FPGA SP601 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
33839 Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
43628 Spartan-6 FPGA Connectivity Kit and Targeted Reference Design (TRD) - Release Notes and Known Issues N/A N/A
40380 Spartan-3 Generation Evaluation Kits - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
35307 XM105 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
41448 Obsolete Boards and Kits - Board Issues N/A N/A
40757 Xilinx Obsolete Device Solution Center - Boards and Kits N/A N/A
38095 ML510 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
42965 ML50x - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
37874 ML40x - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
38093 ML410 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
42500 XtremeDSP Kit IV - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
45934 Kintex-7 FPGA KC705 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
45382 Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
37579 Which device do I have on my Xilinx Evaluation Kit; is it an Engineering Sample (ES) or Production silicon? N/A N/A
47864 Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
51901 Virtex-7 FPGA VC709 Connectivity Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
51899 Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
51900 Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
66752 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
63175 Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU105 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
62603 Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
62604 Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU110 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A