Xilinx AMS101 Evaluation Card
The AMS101 Evaluation Card is part of the Analog Mixed Signal Evaluation Platform which allows testing of the Xilinx Analog-to-Digital Converter (XADC) and Analog Mixed Signal (AMS) technology. This daughter card can be paired with any 7 series or Zynq™-7000 SoC baseboards (including the Avnet® ZedBoard).The AMS Evaluator tool installer, reference and demo design files are available on the AMS101 Evaluation Card support page to validate the XADC’s performance, including the internal temperature and supply voltage sensors, signal-to-noise ratio, effective number of bits, linearity, and many other specifications.
The AMS101 Evaluation Card includes an on-board 16-bit DAC which provides an analog test source to the XADC. Paired with the AMS reference designs, the DAC can supply a precision sine wave or DC signal. The AMS101 Evaluation Card also includes BNC “mini grabbers” for applying a single differential external signal to the card’s gold posts.
10-inch Touch Display Kit
Avnet’s 10-inch Touch Display Kit demonstrates a complete embedded display system, allowing for video output to an integrated 10-inch LVDS display with the benefits of projected capacitive touch technology. The kit combines a 1280 x 800 WXGA TFT-LCD display with a PCAP touch sensor overlay, I2C touch controller, LED backlight supply, haptic feedback driver, 3-axis accelerometer and all the necessary cables for connecting to a development board. The touch display easily connects to the ZedBoard™, MicroZed™, PicoZed™, or Zynq® Mini-ITX through the standard DisplayPort cable and adapter cards included with the kit.
7 inch Zed Touch Display
The 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit provides engineers with everything needed to develop products with interactive GUIs and touchscreen capabilities. The kit combines an 800 x 480 WVGA TFT-LCD display with an industrial projective capacitive touch sensor, I2C-based touch controller, LED backlight supply and all the necessary cables. The touch display connects to the ZedBoard, MicroZed, or Zynq Mini-ITX through a standard DisplayPort cable and adapter cards. The projected capacitive touch overlay provides enhanced touch ruggedness which is suitable for outdoor or industrial environments.
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Glenair PCB-Mount Opto-Electronic Transceiver FMC Module Kits
Glenair has developed small, extremely rugged, PCB mount transceivers, transmitters and receivers that enable reliable fiber optic solutions in Military and Aerospace applications.
Speed up your development and take advantage of FMC Transceiver Module Evaluation/Demonstration kits. One kit is targeted for applications up to 5Gbps and another is capable of up to 10Gbps
Opsero Robust Quad Gigabit Ethernet FMC
Quad Gigabit Ethernet FPGA Mezzanine Card that is easily integrated with the ZedBoard or MicroZed + FMC Carrier. Vadj of 1.8V or 2.5V supported.
4 x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet Ports
LPC FMC: Pin compatible with ZedBoard, MicroZed FMC Carrier, and other compliant FMC carriers
125MHz Oscillator for the MAC
Reference designs for the ZedBoard
Straightforward tech support
Motor Control FMC Module
Avnet’s Motor Control FMC Module features the Low Pin Count (LPC) form factor, enabling attachment to any Avnet or Xilinx FMC-enabled platform. Each Avnet Motor Control FMC can drive one Stepper, two Brushed DC (BDC), two Brushless DC (BLDC) or two Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM). The FMC module may be ordered with or without demonstration motors.
The Radio420X FPGA mezzanine card (FMC) is a powerful multimode SDR RF transceiver module designed around the state-of-the-art, multistandard, multiband Lime Microsystems LMS6002D RF transceiver IC, which supports broadband coverage, as well as TDD and FDD full duplex modes of operation. The LMS6002D RF transceiver IC's bandwidth (1.5-28 MHz), selectable on-the-fly, makes it suitable for a large number of narrowband and broadband applications with excellent channel selectivity. Combined with multiple references and synchronization modes, the Radio420X is right at home in such applications as:
- White space
-software-defined radio (SDR)
-advanced telecommunications (MIMO systems, LTE, WiMAX)
-signal intelligence (SIGINT)
HDMI Input/Output FMC module with Camera Interface
The FMC-HDMI-CAM FMC module provides high-definition video interfaces for Xilinx® FMC-enabled baseboards. An HDMI video source can provide video content to the module. The module also provides an HDMI output to display FPGA driven video content. The FMC module also provides a camera interface for optional camera modules.
Toyon Chilipepper FMC Radio
Chilipepper is an FMC RF transceiver module meant for use in development and prototyping of wireless waveforms. Focusing on rapid development, the board hosts an onboard MCU for calibration and initialization. Chilipepper incorporates all necessary switching and power amplification such that a single antenna can be connected to make the radio functional. A variety of laboratory exercises and a reference design are provided on GitHub.
ADI Wireless Communications FMC
The Analog Devices AD-FMCOMMS1-EBZ FMC Module features the company’s latest generation data conversion and frequency-agile RF components. Designed in single LPC FMC form factor for compatibility with Xilinx FPGA baseboards, AD-FMCOMMS1-EBZ provides the analog front-end for a variety of wireless communications functions at the physical layer, from baseband to RF.
The Altauri ProtoFMC board breaks out a FMC Low Pin Count (LPC) connector to 2.54 mm pitch pin headers. The board provides access to all the LPC pins including: 68 single-ended I/O or 34 differential pairs, I2C pins for external EEPROMs, a JTAG connector, +12V and +3.3V power, clocking pins, present pin and bank voltage pins as a check. Additionally, LEDs display the adjustable voltage selected by the carrier board. The large breadboard also provides a fast and effective means to prototype circuits - unleashing the full potential of your FPGA board.
Opsero Quad Gigabit Ethernet FMC
4 x Gigabit Ethernet PHYs
Marvell Gigabit Ethernet PHYs for maximum network compatibility and performance.
Vita 57 compliant LPC
Vita 57 compliant Low-pin-count FMC connector for compatibility with all FMC carriers.
LVDS differential output oscillator to supply the FPGA with a clock for the Ethernet MACs.
Fully functional example designs available for download on Github.
1,850€ 1-year, seat license
logiCVC-ML Compact Multilayer Video Controller
The logiCVC-ML IP core is an advanced display graphics controller that enables an easy video and graphics integration into embedded systems with the Xilinx Zynq-7000 AP SoC and FPGAs. It supports different displays and interfaces, and up to 5 graphics layers with resolutions higher than a full 1080p HD. The graphics layers have configurable resolution, position and offset. Three types of alpha blending among the graphics layers make tasks like drawing cursors or video stream overlaying with the text, very fast and efficient. The logiCVC-ML is a real plug-and-play IP core, compatible with the Xilinx Platform Studio and Vivado IP Integrator implementation tools, and designers familiar with these tools can immediately start designing with it. Xylon currently offers software drivers for logiCVC-ML use with Linux®, AndroidTM and Microsoft® Windows® Embedded Compact operating systems.
Graphics Engine and Display Controller for ZedBoard
Downloadable demonstration design that implements the Xylon logicBRICKS 2D and 3D Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and display controller targeting ZedBoard.
CTS BDN09-3CB/A01 Extruded Heat Sink
The CTS BDN09-3CB/A01 Extruded Heat Sink provides an efficient thermal path between the the Zynq on the ZedBoard and the ambient environment.
Please see the Training and Videos link under the Support Tab for additional technical detail behind this specific heat sink selection.
Avnet 3.3V Fan Assembly for ZedBoard
Avnet has developed a 3.3V fan assembly to minimize unexpected thermal issues that may arise during engineering evaluation and development on ZedBoard. Based on the Sunon UF3H3-700 Mighty Mini Fan, this fan assembly easily connects to any standard 0.100” socket.
Please see the Training and Videos link under the Support tab for additional technical detail on this fan assembly.
Zynq-7000 SoC / Analog Devices Software-Defined Radio Kit
Combining the Xilinx Zynq™-7000 SoC ARM® dual-core Cortex™-A9 + 28 nm programmable logic with the latest generation Analog Devices high-speed data converters and frequency-agile RF components, this kit enables wireless communications from baseband to RF. This kit includes
- Avnet ZedBoard 7020 baseboard
- Xilinx ISE® WebPACK software with a device locked ChipScope license (device locked to XC7Z020)
- Analog Devices AD-FMCOMMS1-EBZ FMC Module
- Linux drivers, applications software, HDL source, reference designs, full schematics and Gerbers
- Two Pulse LTE blade antennas (2500 - 2700 MHz)
- 8 GB SD card
- Fan assembly, antenna, screws and standoffs
ZeptoSDR is an agile SDR solution comprised of the Zynq-based Zedboard and Nutaq's Radio420S. It also supports GNU Radio.
The ZeptoSDR includes an auto-calibrated, shielded radio solution (300 MHz to 3.8 GHz) packaged in an air-cooled portable SDR system.
It also provides both external and embedded host APIs, as well as real time data exchange between the external host and the ARM Cortex-A9.
MicroZed Chronicles Kindle and E-books
JTAG HS3 Programming Cable
High-speed USB JTAG programming cable. Compatible with Digilent, Xilinx, and Avnet development boards as well as Avnet SOMs.
WiLink 8 Adapter
The WiLink™ 8 Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Pmod™ Adaptor is a small adaptor card that enables the connection of the Texas Instrument WL1835MODCOM8 (2.4 GHz) and WL1837MODCOM8I (5.0 GHz) wireless evaluation boards to several of Avnet’s “Zed-series” development boards. When combined with one of the Texas Instruments WiLink 8 eval boards (not included), the adaptor adds wireless connectivity to the Xilinx Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC solutions
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ZedBoard Processor Debug Adapter
The ZedBoard Processor Debug Adapter provides embedded system developers an alternative to existing Xilinx processor debug options. This adapter board enables the connection of ARM® DS-5™ (Development Studio 5) to the ZedBoard using ARM DSTREAM™. This combination of tools can be used for all modes of software debugging including Linux and Android kernel plus bare metal development.
Maxim Pmod: Riverside 3.3V Input, 12V (15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
The Riverside design (MAXREFDES8#) uses an H-bridge transformer driver (MAX256) and a low dropout (LDO) linear regulator (MAX1659) to create a 12V (15V) output isolated power supply from a 3.3V voltage input. This general-purpose power solution can be used in many different types of isolated power applications, but is mainly targeted for industrial sensors, industrial automation, process control, and medical applications.
Maxim Pmod: Cupertino 16-Bit High Accuracy Multi-Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
Today's field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and microcontrollers with internal analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) are capable of low-resolution and low-voltage analog inputs. However, they fall short on being able to meet the needs of industrial control and industrial automation applications, where isolation, higher resolutions, and higher voltage system solutions are often needed. The Cupertino (MAXREFDES5#) subsystem reference design is a 16-bit high-accuracy industrial analog front end (AFE) that accepts -10V to +10V, 0 to 10V, and 4–20mA current loop signals with isolated power and data integrated into a small form factor. The Cupertino design integrates low-noise high-impedance analog buffers (MAX9632); a highly accurate ADC with innovative on-chip attenuation (MAX1301); an ultra-high precision 4.096V voltage reference (MAX6126); 600VRMS data isolation (MAX14850); and isolated/regulated +12V, -12V, and 5V power rails (MAX256/MAX1659). This AFE solution can be used in any application that needs high-accuracy analog-to-digital conversion, but it is mainly targeted for industrial sensors, industrial automation, process control, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and medical applications.
Maxim Pmod: Campbell 16-Bit High-Accuracy 4-20mA Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
In industrial control and industrial automation applications, high-resolution data converters are often required. Although today's field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and microcontrollers may integrate analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), in many cases, the resolution is not high enough and isolation is lacking. The Campbell (MAXREFDES4#) subsystem reference design is a 16-bit high-accuracy industrial analog front end (AFE) that accepts a 4–20mA current loop or a 0.2V to 4.096V voltage input signal, and features isolated power and data—all integrated into a small form factor. The Campbell design integrates a precision low-noise buffer (MAX44250), a high-accuracy ADC (MAX11100), an ultra-high-precision 4.096V voltage reference (MAX6126), 600VRMS data isolation (MAX14850), and isolated/regulated 5V power rails (MAX256/MAX1659). This AFE solution can be used in any application that needs high-accuracy analog-to-digital conversion, but it is mainly targeted for industrial sensors, industrial automation, process control, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and medical applications.
Maxim Pmod: Fresno 16-Bit High-Accuracy 0 to 10V Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
Low resolution and low input voltage analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) are integrated in many of today's field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and microcontrollers. However, they fall short on meeting the needs of industrial control and industrial automation applications that require higher resolutions and higher input voltages. The Fresno (MAXREFDES11#) subsystem reference design is a 16-bit high-accuracy industrial analog front end (AFE) that accepts 0 to 10V signals and features isolated power and data—all integrated into a small form factor. The Fresno design integrates an ultra-precision low-noise buffer (MAX44250); a highly accurate ADC (MAX11100); an ultra-high-precision 4.096V voltage reference (MAX6126); 600VRMS data isolation (MAX14850); and isolated/regulated +5.5V, +5V, and -3V power rails (MAX256/MAX1659/MAX1735). This AFE solution can be used in any application that needs high-accuracy analog-to-digital conversion, but it is mainly targeted for industrial sensors, industrial automation, process control, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and medical applications.
Maxim Pmod: Corona Isolated Industrial Octal Digital Input Translator/Serializer
In industrial control, industrial automation, motor control, and process automation applications, binary/digital sensors and switches are frequently required. Systems often need many optocouplers for isolating each sensor channel. The Corona (MAXREFDES12#) subsystem reference design provides the front-end interface circuit of a programmable logic controller (PLC) digital input module. The serialization feature allows a large reduction in the number of optocouplers used for isolation. The reference design accepts high-voltage inputs (36V, max) and features isolated power and data—all integrated into a small form factor. The Corona design integrates an octal, digital input translator/serializer (MAX31911), a data isolation device (MAX14850), and an H-bridge transformer driver for isolated power supply (MAX13256). The Corona digital input circuit solution is mainly targeted for digital input modules for PLCs, industrial automation, process automation, and motor control applications.
Maxim Integrated’s Pmod: Oceanside 3.3 V to 15 V Input, ±15 V (±12 V) Output, Isolated Power Supply
The Oceanside design (MAXREFDES9#) uses a step-up controller (MAX668), a 36V H-bridge transformer driver (MAX13256), and a pair of low dropout (LDO) linear regulators (MAX1659 x2) to create a ±15V (±12V) output isolated power supply from a wide range of input voltages. This general purpose power solution can be used in many different types of isolated power applications, but is mainly targeted for industrial sensors, industrial automation, process control, and medical applications.
Maxim Integrated’s Pmod: Lakewood 3.3 V Input, ±12 V (±15 V) Output Isolated Power Supply
The Lakewood design (MAXREFDES7#) uses an H-bridge transformer driver (MAX256) and a pair of low dropout (LDO) linear regulators (MAX1659 x2) to create a ±12 V (±15 V) output isolated power supply from a 3.3 V voltage input (Figure 1). This general-purpose power solution can be used in many different types of isolated power applications, but is mainly targeted for industrial sensors, industrial automation, process control, and medical applications.
Maxim Integrated’s Pmod: Carmel High-Accuracy Analog Current/Voltage Output
The Carmel (MAXREFDES18#) subsystem reference design provides a high-accuracy analog current/voltage output in a compact, galvanically isolated form factor. This design uniquely fits programmable logic controllers (PLC), distributed control systems (DCS), and other industrial applications. Hardware and firmware design files and lab measurements are provided for rapid prototyping and development. The board is also available for purchase.
Maxim Integrated’s Pmod: Fremont 16-Bit, High-Accuracy, 0 to 100mV Input, Isolated Analog Front-End (AFE)
The Fremont (MAXREFDES6#) subsystem reference design meets the high-resolution needs of low-voltage output sensor applications. Boards for purchase, hardware and firmware design files, and FFTs and histograms from lab measurements provide complete system information for rapid prototyping and development.
Maxim’s Analog Essentials Collection of Peripheral Module
A collection of 15 peripheral modules that connect to the ZedBoard’s Digilent® Pmod™ compatible headers. Functions include ADC and DAC, digital pot, real-time clock, RS232, and much more. Documentation includes example designs and full source code
Wind River® Pulsar™ Linux
Wind River® Pulsar™ Linux is a small, high-performance, secure, and manageable Linux distribution designed to simplify and speed your embedded and Internet of Things (IoT) development projects. Best of all, it is available at no additional cost on the selected Avnet hardware boards and developer boards.
LINUXLINK FREE EDITION FOR XILINX ZYNQ
Use the cloud-based LinuxLink FREE Edition to easily build a custom Linux BSP/SDK for your Zedboard reference hardware. No need to set up a development environment. Use this simple tool to evaluate multiple boards and get support for build/boot issues.
- Use LinuxLink FREE Edition to quickly boot Linux on your reference kit; Wizard based system to easily build RFS, toolchain; Access to 1000's of packages in Timesys Source Code Repository; Advice and Update Engines to minimize errors and manage package up
- LinuxLink FREE Edition is available for Xilinx Zynq Boards including: Zynq-7000 ZC702 Evaluation Kit, Zynq-7000 SoC ZedBoard
The DSTREAM™ high-performance debug and trace unit enables powerful software debug and optimization on any ARM processor-based hardware target.
ThreadX RTOS from ExpressLogic
ExpressLogic NetX TCP/IP Stack
MathWorks Design Package
Avnet Electronics Marketing now offers the MathWorks Getting Started Design Package for Xilinx Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC. The kit combines the Avnet ZedBoard with an optimized set of MathWorks products including MATLAB®, Simulink®, HDL Coder™, and several other MathWorks tools that enable engineers to design, simulate, and implement algorithms on Xilinx SoCs using Model-Based Design. This approach has proven to save time and reduce design errors over traditional workflows involving hand-coding HDL.
ARM® Developer Studio 5 (DS-5™)
ARM® Developer Studio 5 (DS-5™) is the tool-chain of choice for the ARM Architecture. Comprising features such as the best-in-class ARM Compiler, powerful OS-aware debugger, system-wide performance analyzer, and real-time system simulator with IDE.