Nexys Video FPGA: Trainer Board for Multimedia Applications

The Nexys Video is the latest addition to our Nexys line of FPGA boards, and was designed with audio/video enthusiasts in mind.

The Nexys Video features several components that make it ideal for developing audio/video applications. The AMD Artix 7 XC7A200T FPGA is the most powerful chip from the AMD Artix 7 family. A Mini DisplayPort source provides the board with a uni-directional, high-bandwidth, low-latency audio/video channel. Designed with high bandwidth external memories, three high-speed digital video ports, and a 24-bit audio codec, the Nexys Video is a potent platform for A/V development.

As a member of the Nexys family, the Nexys Video has been designed with a high degree of communication, user and expansion peripherals commonly found in industry. Communication peripherals such as on-board Ethernet, USB-UART, and high-speed USB allow the Nexys Video to be interfaced into larger systems. Onboard user peripherals such as switches, buttons, LEDs, and an OLED display allow users to interface directly with their designs instead of needing to wire up additional I/O. An FMC connector and four Pmod connectors allow the addition of peripherals to further expand the functionality of the Nexys Video.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Features the AMD Artix 7 FPGA (XC7A200T-1SBG484C)
  • 33,650 logic slices, each with four 6-input LUTs and 8 flip-flops
  • 13 Mbits of fast block RAM (3x more than the Nexys 4 DDR)
  • 10 clock management tiles, each with phase-locked loop (PLL)
  • 740 DSP slices
  • Internal clock speeds exceeding 450MHz
  • On-chip analog-to-digital converter (XADC)
  • Up to 3.75Gbps GTP transceivers
  • Programmable over JTAG, Quad-SPI Flash, microSD, and USB flash drive
  • 512MB 800MHz DDR3
  • 32MB Quad-SPI flash
  • microSD card slot for nonvolatile storage (card not included)
  • Dedicated onboard USB port for JTAG programming and data transfers
  • Powered from any 12V source (36W wall supply included)
  • HDMI sink and HDMI source
  • Mini DisplayPort source
  • 240bit Audio codec w/ four 3.5mm jacks
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet PHY with included unique MAC address
  • User EEPROM
  • USB-UART bridge
  • Digilent parallel transfer interface (DTPI) for high-speed data transfers over USB
  • Digilent serial peripheral interface (DSPI) for medium-speed data transfers over USB
  • Onboard user interfaces: 128x32 monochrome OLED display, 5 user push buttons, 8 user switches, 8 user LEDs
  • USB HID host for mice and keyboards
  • Fully-populated 160-pin FMC LPC connector
  • Four Pmod ports, Pmod for XADC signals

What's Included

  • Hard-shell plastic case with protective foam
  • Nexys Video with AMD Artix 7 FGPA
  • USB A to micro-B programming cable and one 12V, 3A wall power supply with US and EU adapters

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