AR# 40683


MIG Spartan-6 MCB - PHY Architecture


The Physical interface of the MIG Spartan-6 MCB controls the initialization sequence and calibration.

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The PHY converts the controller instructions into the actual timing relationships and DDR signaling necessary to communicate with the memory device. The PHY also deals with calibration optimal performance and reliability.

For more information on the PHY architecture, pleasesee the following Design Assistant Answer Records:

(Xilinx Answer 43630) - PHY Calibration Steps

(Xilinx Answer 43673) - PHY Signals and Parameter Description

(Xilinx Answer 43671) - Standalone PHY Support

Linked Answer Records

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
43673 MIG Spartan-6 MCB - PHY Signals and Parameter Descriptions N/A N/A
43630 MIG Spartan-6 MCB - PHY Calibration Steps N/A N/A
37498 MIG Design Assistant - Spartan-6 Core Functionality N/A N/A
AR# 40683
Date 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
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