Digilent XUPV5 Board

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The XUPV5™ Development Board (ML509) is a feature-rich unified platform, with on-board memory and industry standard connectivity interfaces, ideal for teaching and research. It features a powerful Virtex-5 XC5VLX110T FPGA. This board is well supported by ISE® Design suite and reference designs that demonstrate the use of the interfaces.

What is included?

  • The XUPV5 board featuring the XC5VLX110T-1FFG1136 FPGA
  • 1GB Compact Flash card
  • 256 MB SODIMM module
  • SATA cable
  • XUP USB-JTAG Programming Cable
  • DVI to VGA adapter
  • 5V 4A switching power supply

Suggested use of this board

  • Student projects using any of the built-in features of the board
  • Designing combinatorial/sequential circuits
  • Creating embedded systems
  • Digital Signal Processing and Communications
  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • Networking
  • Video and Image Processing
  • High Speed Serial I/O Transceivers

Virtex-5 LXT FPGA Features

  • 17,280 logic slices, each with four 4-input LUTs and 4 flip-flops
  • 5,328 Kbits of fast block RAM
  • Six clock management tiles (2 DCM and 1 PLL)
  • 64 DSP slices
  • 16 RocketIO (GTP) transceivers
  • One Endpoint block for PCIe
  • Four Ethernet MACs
  • Internal clock speeds exceeding 500 MHz



Key Features

Feature Description
  • XC5VLX110T-1FFG1136
I/O Interfaces
  • JTAG programming interface
  • One 10/100/1000 Ethernet supporting MII, GMII, RGMII, and SGMII interfaces
  • 2 USB supporting Host and Peripheral intefaces
  • RS-232 (Male) port
  • Video input
  • Video (DVI/VGA) output
  • Stereo AC97 codec with line in, line out, headphone, microphone, and SPDIF digital audio jackscks
  • 64-bit wide 256Mbyte DDR2 small outline DIMM (SODIMM) module compatible with EDK supported IP and software drivers
  • Two XCF32P Platform Flash PROMs (32Mbyte each) for storing large device configurations
  • SystemACE™ Compact Flash configuration controller
  • 1 MByte On-board 32-bit ZBT synchronous SRAM
  • 32 MByte Intel P30 StrataFlash
  • 16x2 character LCD
Switches and LEDs
  • 8 DIP switches
  • 8 LEDs
  • 5 Push-buttons
  • One 100 MHz oscillator
  • Differential input-output clocks with SMA connectors
Expansion ports
  • Expansion header with 32 single-ended I/O, 16 LVDS-capable differential pairs, 14 spare I/Os shared with buttons and LEDs, power, JTAG chain expansion capability, and IIC bus expansionPmod for XADC signals
  • Header for 2nd serial port
  • Mictor Trace port
Tools & IP
ISE Design Suite: WebPack Edition ISE® WebPACK™ design software is the industry´s only FREE, fully featured front-to-back FPGA design solution for Linux, Windows XP, and Windows 7. ISE WebPACK is the ideal downloadable solution for FPGA and CPLD design offering HDL synthesis and simulation, implementation, device fitting, and JTAG programming. ISE WebPACK delivers a complete, front-to-back design flow providing instant access to the ISE features and functionality at no cost.
ISE Design Suite: System Edition

ISE® Design Suite is the Industry-proven solution for Xilinx programmable devices including 7 series (and pre-7 series devices) and Zynq™-7000 SoC.  It facilitates designing and verification of digital circuits in the application areas of pure logic design, embedded system design, digital signal processing, communication by providing tools such as ChipScope Pro, Embedded Development Kit, Software Development Kit, System Generator for DSP, and High-Level Synthesis. 

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