Xilinx Spartan-6 PCIe I/O Reference Design

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas introduced the Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA PCIe I/O Reference Design for embedded applications. The reference design includes a complete set of software drivers connecting Kontron’s nanoETXexpress-SP module (features the Intel Atom Z510 processor, 1.1 GHz) with the Xilinx Spartan-6 SP605 development board via the PCI Express bus. The evaluation carrier board also features a LVDS-DVI video output adapter and heat spreader. The development kit is priced at $495.

Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA PCIe I/O Reference Design - Avnet Electronics Marketing AmericasXilinx Spartan-6 PCIe I/O Reference Design Features

  • Xilinx Spartan-6 SP605 Development Board
  • Kontron nanoETXexpress-SP COM Module
    • Intel Atom Z510 1.1 GHz CPU
    • 512 MB DDR2 RAM (soldered down)
    • 32 KB Instruction + 24KB Data L1 cache
    • 512 KB L2 cache
    • 1x SATA
    • 8x USB 2.0 (1x USB client)
    • PCI Express x1
    • GbE LAN
    • Intel high-definition audio
    • Integrated graphics HDTV/HD capable
    • LVDS video WXGA 1366×768
    • COM Express Type 1 pinout
  • Kontron nanoETXexpress Evaluation Board
    • ATX form factor
    • LVDS video output
    • 4x SATA
    • 1x PCI Express x16 slot (electrically limited to x4)
    • 1x PCI Express x16 slot (electrically limited to x1)
    • 1x PCI Express x1 slot
    • PCI Express to PCI bridge
    • SD card slot
    • 2x DB9 RS232 serial ports
    • 1x RJ45 GbE LAN
    • 4x USB 2.0 connector stack
    • 2x USB 2.0 on pin header (for solid-state disk)
    • 1x USB client port
    • Intel high-definition audio
    • COM Express Type 1 pinout compatible

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