Avnet Spartan-3A DSP DaVinci Development Kit

The Avnet Spartan-3A DSP FPGA / DaVinci Development Platform provides a complete engineering platform for evaluating and integrating the Xilinx Spartan 3A-DSP FPGA and TI digital media processor based on DaVinci[tm] technology. The Avnet Spartan®-3A DSP DaVinci[tm] Development Kit offers an integrated platform combining TI DaVinci technology with Xilinx FPGAs for design teams creating compute-intensive products in industrial imaging, video security, automotive and machine vision. The platform is currently available for $795.

Avnet Spartan-3A FPGA - DaVinci DSP Development Platform

Xilinx Spartan-3A DSP DaVinci Development Kit

  • Xilinx Spartan-3A DSP DaVinci Development Board
  • ISE Design Suite 10.1 Evaluation DVD
  • Code Composer Studio Evaluation CD
  • The MathWorks Tools Evaluation CD
  • 5 V power supply
  • Downloadable documentation and reference design

The platform features the XC3SD1800ADSP FPGA and TMS320DM6437 DSP-only digital media processor based on DaVinci technology, in an optimized configuration, with both high-speed data and low-speed control interfaces between the two devices. The board provides many of the necessary peripheral and interface functions, and includes a standard, full EXP expansion slot for the addition of application specific add-on modules. The platform is ideal for any application where an FPGA and DSP co-exist and is targeted at surveillance, automotive and machine vision video applications.

Xilinx Spartan-3A 3SD1800A-FG676 FPGA

  • Programmable LVDS clock generator
  • On-board 27 MHz LVTTL oscillator
  • On-board LVTTL oscillator socket
  • 128 MB DDR2 SDRAM
  • 128 Mb parallel Flash
  • EXP expansion slot
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet PHY
  • 64 Mb SPI configuration Flash
  • JTAG programming/configuration port
  • RS232 port
  • Four user LEDs
  • Eight, 4-position user DIP switches
  • Four user push-button switches
  • Image sensor interface
  • TI TMS320DM6437 DaVinci Processor

TI TMS320DM6437 Digital Media Processor

  • 128 MB 166 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 128 Mb parallel Flash program code storage
  • 64 Mb serial SPI Flash program code storage
  • 10/100 Ethernet Port
  • Component and composite video out
  • Audio CODEC shared with FPGA
  • USB
  • Four user LEDs

More information: Xilinx Spartan-3A DSP DaVinci Development Kit (pdf)