KNJNelectronic development products

FX2 FPGA & ARM boards

USB-2 high-speed boards based on Xilinx / Altera FPGAs and Philips's ARM processor.

There are currently nine boards available.

Board (picture)SaxoSaxo-LXyloXylo-EXylo-EMXylo-LXylo-LMSaxo-QDragon-E
Main interface(s)USBUSBUSBUSBUSBUSBUSBUSBUSB & PCI-E
FPGA (vendor page)Altera
EP1C3
Altera
EP1C3
Altera
EP1C3
Xilinx
XC6SLX9
Altera
EP2C5
Xilinx
XC3S500E
Xilinx
XC3S500E
Altera
EP2C5
Xilinx
XC5VLX20T
Datasheet (pdf)CycloneCycloneCycloneSpartan-6Cyclone IISpartan-3ESpartan-3ECyclone IIVirtex-5
Logic cells291029102910915246081047610476460812480
FPGA boot-PROM1Mbit1Mbit1Mbit4Mbit4Mbit4Mbit4Mbit4Mbit8Mbit
IOs / clocks36 / 440 / 436 / 432 / 517 / 3104 / 758 / 50 / 3130 / 13
PLLs/DCMs1 / 01 / 01 / 02 / 42 / 04 / 04 / 02 / 01 / 2
ARM processor
(vendor page)
-LPC2132/
LPC2138
---LPC2132/
LPC2138
LPC2132/
LPC2138
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SDRAM---16Mbit16Mbit-256Mbit--
SD card---optional-----
Ethernet--10BASE-Toptional10BASE-T10BASE-T2 x 10BASE-T--
I2C master/busyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
High-speed USB-2yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
Text LCD connectoryesyesyesyes----yes
Graphic LCD readyyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes (LVDS)
Video connector--VGAHDMIVGA
(note 2)
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Analog outputs (DAC)-------2x10-Bit
165MSPS
-
Analog inputs (ADC)- (note 1)- (note 1)- (note 1)- (note 1)- (note 1)- (note 1)- (note 1)4x8-Bit
200MSPS
- (note 1)
Dimensions
(mechanical drawing)
41x60mm44x60mm57x60mm57x60mm57x60mm81x82mm81x77mm84x77.5mm122x89mm
(note 3)

Note 1: Boards are FlashyD ready (dual high-speed analog inputs). FlashyD is sold separately.
Note 2: Five VGA IOs are shared with the IOs of the main board header.
Note 3: Dimensions don't include the PCI Express connector.

See for example pictures of "Xylo-LM" and "Saxo-Q".

What is provided with the boards

The boards are controlled from USB-2 - no JTAG cable or power supply required. They come with documentation, tutorials, source files and tools.

Main files:FPGA tutorials:ARM tutorials:

Special requirements

For Saxo-L & Xylo-L/-LM (with ARM processor) Eclipse IDE:
To purchase a board

Go to the Shop - FX2 FPGA development boards (FPGA & ARM) page.