Acromag XMC-7A50-AP323 – An XMC module based on AMD Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA

Acromag XMC-7A50-AP323 is an XMC (Switched Mezzanine Card) module based on a Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA with 48 TTL I/O channels plus a 16-bit ADC for 20 differential or 40 single-ended analog inputs.

Designed for commercial off-the-shelf (COSTS) applications, Acromag XMC modules are RoHS compliant, and suitable for automation applications, scientific development labs, as well as aerospace and military applications.

XMC Module Artix-7 FPGA

Acromag XMC-7A50-AP323 module specifications:

  • FPGA – AMD Xilinx Artix-7 (XC7A050) FPGA with 52,160 logic cells, 65,200 Flip flops, 2,700 kb block RAM, 120 DSP slices
  • Storage – 32Mbit QSPI flash memory
  • FPGA Digital I/O
    • 48x I/O channels controlled in groups of eight channels, 5V tolerant
    • TTL, RS485, and LVDS interface options:
      • Build Option A: 24x EIA-485/422 channels
      • Build Option B: 24x TTL and 12x EIA-485/422 channels
      • Build Option C: 24x LVDS channels
  • Analog Input
    • 20 differential or 40 single-ended inputs
    • Flexible scan control
    • 16-bit A/D resolution
    • 8μs conversion time
    • FIFO buffer with 16K sample memory
    • Interrupt upon FIFIO threshold condition
    • FIFO full, empty and threshold reached flags
    • Programmable channel conversion control
    • Programmable conversion timer
    • Several scanning modes
    • External trigger
  • Field I/O Interface – PCIe bus 1 lane Gen 1 interface.
  • I/O Connector – 100-pin field I/O connector
  • Misc – External LVTTL clock input
  • Dimensions – 143.75 x 74 mm
  • XMC Compliance
    • ANSI/VITA 42.0 specification for XMC module mechanicals and connectors.
    • ANSI/VITA 42.3 specification for XMC modules with PCI Express interface.
    • Electrical/Mechanical Interface – Single-width module.
  • Weight – About 100 grams
  • Temperature Range – Operating: -40 to 70°C, storage: -55 to 100°C

 

Acromag XMC-7A5x-AP323

The FPGA can be programmed with Xilinx Vivado® design tools, and the company provides software development tools for VxWorks, Linux, and Windows environments, as well as an example FPGA program described as follows:

IP integrator block diagram provided for PCIe bus 1 lane Gen 1 interface, DMA controller, on chip block RAM, flash memory and control of field I/O.

It is part of an Engineering Design Kit (EDK) software that provides users with the basic information required to develop a custom FPGA program and must be ordered with the first purchase of a XMC-7A50-AP323 series module. Besides the VHDL example, the EDK also includes schematics, parts list, part location drawings, and other utility files.

Acromag XMC-7A50-AP323 module starts at $2,750, with the recommended EDK software adding $360. Further information may be found on the product page and announcement.

Thanks to TLS for the tip

Share this:

Support CNX Software! Donate via PayPal or cryptocurrencies, become a Patron on Patreon, or buy review samples

ROCK Pi 4C Plus
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
The comment form collects your name, email and content to allow us keep track of the comments placed on the website. Please read and accept our website Terms and Privacy Policy to post a comment.
0 Comments
XIAO RP2040 free shipping