AMD Zynq 7000 SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit

by: AMD

The Zynq™ 7000 SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit includes all the basic components of hardware, design tools, IP etc.


This board is currently not available.

Please consider the PicoZed as an alternative.

Product Description

The Zynq™ 7000 SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit includes all the basic components of hardware, design tools, IP, and pre-verified reference designs including a targeted design, enabling a complete embedded processing platform and transceiver based designs including PCIe. The included pre-verified reference designs and industry-standard FPGA Mezzanine Connectors (FMC) allow scaling and customization with daughter cards. Please check the PetaLinux Software Development Kit page for information on the AMD processing systems.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Optimized for quickly prototyping embedded applications using Zynq 7000 SoCs
  • Hardware, design tools, IP, and pre-verified reference designs
  • Demonstrates a embedded design, targeting video pipeline
  • Advanced memory interface with
  • 1GB DDR3 Component Memory
  • 1GB DDR3 SODIM Memory
  • Enabling serial connectivity with PCIe Gen2x4, SFP+ and SMA Pairs, USB OTG, UART, IIC
  • Supports embedded processing with Dual ARM Cortex-A9 core processors
  • Develop networking applications with 10-100-1000 Mbps Ethernet (RGMII​)
  • Implement Video display applications with HDMI out
  • Expand I/O with the FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) interface

Featured AMD Devices

Featuring the ROHS compliant ZC706 including the XC7Z045 FFG900 – 2 SoC

Logic Cells  350
Block RAM (Mb) 19.1
DSP Slices 900
Maximum I/O Pins 362
Maximum Transceiver Count 16

Product Information


Board Features

Featuring the ZC706 Evaluation Board


Communication & Networking

  • PCIe Gen2x4
  • SFP+ and SMA Pairs
  • GigE RGMII Ethernet (PS)
  • USB OTG 1 (PS) - Host USB
  • IIC Bus Headers/HUB (PS)
  • 1 CAN with Wake on CAN (PS)

Expansion Connectors

  • 1st FMC LPC expansion port (34 LVDS Pairs on LA Bus, 1 GT)
  • 2nd FMC HPC expansion port (34 LVDS Pairs on LA Bus, 8 GT – No HA or HB bus)
  • Dual Pmod (8 I/O Shared with LED’s)
  • Single Pmod (4 I/O)
  • IIC access to 8 I/O

Control & I/O

  • 2 User Push Buttons/Dip Switch, 2 User LEDs
  • IIC access to GPIO
  • SDIO (SD Card slot)
  • 3 User Push Buttons, 2 User Switches, 8 User LEDs
  • IIC access to 8 I/O
  • IIC access to a WTClock


  • 33MHz PS System Clock
  • 200MHz PL Oscillator (Single-Ended Differential)
  • SMA Connectors for external clock (Differential)
  • GTX Reference Clock port with 2 SMA connectors
  • OBSAI/CPRI – SFP+ Received clock
  • EXT Config CLK


  • Onboard configuration circuitry
  • 2X16MB Quad SPI Flash
  • SDIO Card Interface (boot)
  • PC4 and 20 pin JTAG ports


  • DDR3 Component Memory 1GB (PS)
  • DDR3 SODIM Memory 1GB (PL)
  • 2X16MB Quad SPI Flash (config)


  • AMS interface (Analog) System Monitor and also available for external sensor


  • 12 V wall adaptor
  • Current measurement capability of supplies
What’s Inside

What's Inside

ZC706 Evaluation Board

Featuring the XC7Z045 FFG900 -2 SoC

Full seat Vivado™ Design Suite: Design Edition

Node locked & Device-locked to the Zynq 7000 XC7Z045 SoC, with 1 year of updates

Ethernet Cable

ATX PCIe Minifit Jr Power Adapter

USB Adapter

USB Mini Cable

HDMI Cable

USB Micro Cable

Power Cord and Adapter



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Tools & IP

Design Tools & Downloads

Name Description License Type Files
Vivado Design Suite  The AMD Vivado™ Design Suite is a revolutionary IP and System Centric design environment built from the ground up to accelerate the design for FPGAs and SoCs. Node locked and device-locked to the XCZU7EV MPSoC FPGA, with one year of updates Download Vivado Design Suite
Vitis Unified Software Platform Full suite of tools for embedded software development, hardware acceleration, and debug targeting AMD platforms. Free Download Vitis Embedded Platforms
PetaLinux Tools Configure, Build, and Deploy Linux operating system to AMD platforms. Free Download Petalinux Tools

Additional Tools, IP and Resources

Name Product Category Item Description
Deep Learning HDL Toolbox Support Package MathWorks Enables deployment of deep learning processors on AMD FPGAs and SOCs using MATLAB
Getting Started Guide for Deep Learning HDL Toolbox Training
MathWorks Learn how to create, compile, and deploy a dlhdl.workflow object using Deep Learning HDL Toolbox™ Support Package.
Training & Support