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Introduction

The Xilinx Kria™ KR260 Robotics Starter Kit is the premier platform to evaluate applications targeted to robotics, machine vision, and industrial communications & control. Try all our accelerated applications and get started within minutes by following all the steps. Have fun!

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What’s Inside the Box

  • Kria KR260 Robotics Starter Kit (Kria SOM + Carrier Card + Thermal Solution)
  • KR260 Power supply and Adapter (12V, 3A)
  • MicroSD Card 16GB
  • USB-A to micro-B Cable
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Getting Started Doc
  • Developer Stickers

What You’ll Need to Provide

You will need to provide the following in order to be able to take full advantage of the fact that KR260 provides a full desktop environment that will be very familiar to developers:

  • USB Keyboard
  • USB Mouse
  • DisplayPort Cable (for connecting to a monitor)
  • DisplayPort Display

Use of a USB keyboard and mouse is optional. You can also use a USB camera/webcam or depth sensing camera for your robotics application.

To begin, a computer with internet connection and with the ability to write to a microSD card is needed.

Ubuntu Linux OS

Ubuntu Linux OS is the best choice for Getting Started with the KR260.

Ubuntu 22.04 Demos

  • Enable a desktop-like experience without the need of connecting to a laptop/PC. 
  • Access to rich set of third-party software libraries in the Ubuntu community.
  • Run the ROS 2 Perception Node Accelerated App (more accelerated apps from the Kria App Store will be made available over time) to evaluate KR260 running an Ubuntu application.

Additional Embedded Developer Assets and Resources

  • To enable complete board functionality and best performance, be sure to install the latest AMD-Xilinx provided boot firmware following the firmware update instructions available on the K26 Wiki
  • For embedded developers looking to directly use PetaLinux BSPs for application development and deployment, rather than Ubuntu, the latest PetaLinux BSPs are available on the K26 Wiki
  • Further technical documentation is available on our Github.io page