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AR# 46893

IBERT Design Assistant - Using the 2D Transceiver Eye Scan feature for 7-Series IBERT Devices

Description

The 7 Series device family IBERT core has a new feature that can help to evaluate the reliability of a high speed serial link using Xilinx transceivers. The following answer record will provide you with all the information you will need to use this feature in the 7 Series GTX/GTH IBERT cores.

Note: This Answer Record is a part of the Xilinx ChipScope Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 45310). The Xilinx ChipScope Solution Center is available to address all questions related to the ChipScope tool. Whether you are starting a new design with the ChipScope tool or troubleshooting a problem, use the ChipScope Solution Center to guide you to the right information.

Solution

The 7 Series IBERT core has a RX margin analysis feature that allows you to see a 2D plot of of your transceiver eye margin. This feature is currently only supported in 7 Series devices. For more information on how to use this feature, please refer to the "Scan Settings" section of the ChipScope User Guide:

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx13_4/chipscope_pro_sw_cores_ug029.pdf

This section will contain all the information needed to use this feature.

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
45310 Xilinx ChipScope Solution Center N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
45201 Xilinx ChipScope Solution Center - IBERT Design Assistant N/A N/A
AR# 46893
Date Created 03/29/2012
Last Updated 02/26/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Kintex-7
  • Artix-7
  • Virtex-7
  • Virtex-7 HT
Tools
  • AccelDSP - 13.4
IP
  • ChipScope Pro IBERT for Kintex-7 GTX
  • ChipScope Pro IBERT for Virtex-7 GTX