Avnet Electronics Marketing announced the MicroZed evaluation kit. MicroZed is based on the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC. The standard MicroZed evaluation kit includes a MicroZed board, a micro USB cable, a 4 GB µSD card, a Xilinx Vivado Design Suite: WebPACK Edition license with Logic Analyzer, and a getting started card. MicroZed is available now for $199.
MicroZed Evaluation Kit Features
- Zynq-7000 XC7Z010-1CLG400C All Programmable SoC
- 1 GB of DDR3 SDRAM
- 128 Mb of QSPI Flash
- Micro SD card interface
- 10/100/1000 Ethernet
- USB 2.0
- User I/O (via dual board-to-board connectors)
- 100 User I/O (50 per connector)
- Configurable as up to 48 LVDS pairs or 100 single-ended I/O
- 2×6 Digilent Pmod compatible interface providing 8 PS MIO connections
- Xilinx PC4 JTAG configuration port
- PS JTAG pins accessible via Pmod
- 33.33 MHz oscillator
- User LED and push switch
MicroZed supports multiple use models for exploration, prototyping and System-on-Module (SOM) use. This enables designers to start with a single platform and grow with it as they progress in their SoC development and learning process.
Designers can use MicroZed as a low-cost, easy-to-use stand-alone evaluation board. Design teams looking for a fast prototyping solution can combine MicroZed with one of many off-the-shelf carrier cards to prototype their system.In addition, MicroZed can be integrated into an end-user SoC system to be used as an SOM, which is fully supported by Avnet’s customization services.
Target applications for MicroZed include general Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC evaluation and prototyping, embedded SOM applications, embedded vision, test and measurement, motor control, and software-defined radio.