Today, Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) announced three new devices (LX155, LX155T, LX20T) and new small form factor packaging (19mm FF323) for its 65nm Virtex(TM)-5 LX and LXT FPGA platforms. The new products will enable new levels of cost-optimization for industrial networking, medical imaging, motor control, defense, and high-performance computing applications. All devices are scheduled to be available in production by the second quarter of 2008. However, designers can begin designing today for the Virtex-5 LX20T, LX155T, and LX155 devices with ISE 9.2i SP4 development software.
Virtex-5 LX20T FPGA
The new Virtex-5 LX20T device enables designers to more cost effectively implement serial standards into a low-density device. For applications such as motor control, the Virtex-5 LX20T device offers engineers a single device solution for integrating microcontroller, waveform generation, networking protocols and other functions in a cost-effective high-performance FPGA with low-logic consumption. The Virtex-5 LX20T is pin compatible with the Virtex-5 LX30T for easy design migration and can take full advantage of the small footprint 19mm FF323 package.
Virtex-5 LX155 and LX155T FPGAs
The Virtex-5 LX155 and LX155T devices address cost and programmable resource requirements in many compute intensive applications — such as medical imaging, industrial control, and high-performance computing. The devices utilize an innovative package migration capability that enables engineers to design in either Virtex-5 LX110 and LX110T devices or LX220 and LX220T devices in a package that is pin compatible with the new LX155 and LX155T devices. The DSP optimized Virtex-5 SX95T device is also pin compatible with the Virtex-5 LX155 and LX155T devices.
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