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AR# 46749

Spartan-6 FPGA Design Assistant - Information about the Clocking Wizard

Description

The Clocking Wizard guides you through the various functions and attributes available with the PLL and DCM. It is recommended that you use the Clocking Wizard in your design if you plan on usinga PLL or DCM.This Answer Record contains information on how to access the Clocking Wizard as well as any documentation that can help you understand how to use the Wizard.

NOTE: This Answer Record is part of the XilinxSpartan-6 FPGA Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 44744).The XilinxSpartan-6 FPGASolution Center is available to address all questions related toSpartan-6 devices.Whether you are starting a new design withSpartan-6 FPGA or troubleshooting a problem, use theSpartan-6 FPGA Solution Center to guide you to the right information.

Solution

Where To Access the Clocking Wizard

The Clocking Wizard can be accessed from the CORE Generator software.Within CORE Generator, the Clocking Wizardcan be found by looking in the FPGA Features and Designfolder andis contained within the Clocking folder.Alternatively, type in "Clocking Wizard" in the Search field.

If you are looking for more information on how to use the Wizard, refer to theLogiCORE IP Clocking Wizard Data Sheet (DS709):
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/ip_documentation/clk_wiz_ds709.pdf

For more information onDCM and PLLfeatures and usage, refer to the Clock Management Technology section of the Spartan-6 Clocking Resources User Guide (UG382):
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/user_guides/ug382.pdf

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
44744 Spartan-6 FPGA Solution Center N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
46744 Spartan-6 FPGA Design Assistant - Designing clocking structures in Spartan-6 FPGAs N/A N/A
AR# 46749
Date Created 03/27/2012
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Spartan-6 LX
  • Spartan-6 LXT
  • Spartan-6Q