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Xilinx Announces Kintex-7 FPGA Connectivity Kit

Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA Connectivity Kit

Xilinx introduced their Kintex-7 FPGA Connectivity Kit for creating serial I/O designs. The new Xilinx kit helps increase productivity by offering a Targeted Reference Design that reduces tedious. The reference design integrates an entire PCIe solution with DDR3 sub-system, including both the HDL and the complete software stack. It can be used in production systems or as a proven base for custom modifications. The Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA Connectivity Kit is available now for $2895.

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Six New FPGA-based NI FlexRIO Adapter Modules

National Instruments announced six new adapter modules for their NI FlexRIO family. The modules feature FPGA-based reconfigurable I/O for general-purpose automated test and high-speed digital communication. The new FlexRIO adapter modules include four general-purpose digitizers, a module for high-speed digital I/O and a 16-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) from Analog Devices (ADI) that is optimized for modulated communications.

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Lattice I/O Breakout Board Evaluation Kits

Lattice Semiconductor introduced the MachXO 2280 Breakout Board, the ispMACH 4256ZE Breakout Board and the Power Manager II POWR1014A Breakout Board. The I/O Breakout Boards accelerate hardware evaluation and prototyping. The Lattice evaluation kits offer an easy way to access densely spaced PLD I/Os and pre-wired power and programming connections. Each Breakout Board features a USB B-mini connector for power and programming, an LED array, a prototype area, and a pre-loaded hardware test program. The Lattice Breakout Board Evaluation Kits are available now for ordering for $29.99.

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