AR# 66811


Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit - Reprogramming the Maxim Integrated Power Controllers


The Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit hosts a Maxim PMBus based power system, using the MAX15301 and MAX15303 PMBus voltage regulators, and the MAX20751E.

The MAX20751E device can be reprogrammed a limited number of times (4).

If power issues are encountered on the ZCU102, reprogramming these devices might become necessary, using the Maxim InTune Power Tool cable.


The MAX15301 and MAX15303 PMBus devices on the ZCU102 Evaluation Kit can be reprogrammed.

The MAX20751E devices on the ZCU102 can be reprogrammed a limited number of times (4 times).

To do so, the PowerTool MAXPOWERTOOL002# USB-to-PMBUS interface dongle is required, together with the PowerTool software.

To Order the dongle please see (Xilinx Answer 62629).

The PowerTool software can be downloaded here:

Please find the script needed to reprogram the ZCU102 attached, together with important instructions to follow.

Using these files you will target the MAX15301 and MAX15303 devices. This gives you the option to skip programming the 2 MAX20751 devices which only support up to 4 re-programming cycles.

The MAX20751 devices do not need to be updated.

Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit:

Please see the attached document, ZCU102_Power_Controllers_Reprogramming_Steps.pdf.  

Use this file, together with FULL_ZCU102_REVD_ONLY_05122016_FINE_CAL.xml file for all ZCU102 as this is the most recent version of this file.


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AR# 66811
Date 03/11/2019
Status Active
Type General Article
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