Waxwing Spartan 6 FPGA Development Board

$199.95

Waxwing Spartan6 Development Board is a low cost FPGA development board with a lot of features including DDR SDRAM, 100M Ethernet, AC97 codec and DVI-D. Waxwing Development Board features Waxwing Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA Mini Module with high density connectors for external IO interface.
Features

  • Spartan 6 FPGA (XC6SLX45 in CSG324 pacakage, on Waxwing Mini Module)
  • DDR: 166MHz 512Mb LPDDR
  • 100M Ethernet (LAN8710A)
  • National Semiconductor LM4550 AC‘97 audio codec
  • Flash memory: 128 Mb SPI flash memory (N25Q128A13ESE40E)
  • DVI-D Connector for video (Compatible with HDMI)
  • 8 bit VGA output connector
  • 2 Channel Audio Out through 3.5mm audio jack
  • 16 x 2 Character LCD Display
  • Micro SD Adapter
  • 44.5mm x 35.1mm Mini breadboard for easy prototyping
  • High Speed USB 2.0 interface for On-board flash programming.
  • FT2232H Channel A is dedicated for SPI Flash Programming. Channel B can be used for custom applications
  • FPGA configuration via JTAG and USB
  • On-board voltage regulators for single power rail operation
SKU: WXDE001 Category:

Description

Waxwing Spartan6 Development Board is a low cost FPGA development board with a lot of features including DDR SDRAM, 100M Ethernet, AC97 codec and DVI-D. Waxwing Development Board features Waxwing Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA Mini Module with high density connectors for external IO interface. This Development board makes it easy to evaluate and build solutions with Waxwing Spartan 6 FPGA module. The Development board also provides easy access to JTAG signals on a standard Xilinx Platform Cable compatible header.

Features

  • Spartan 6 FPGA (XC6SLX45 in CSG324 pacakage, on Waxwing Mini Module)
  • DDR: 166MHz 512Mb LPDDR
  • 100M Ethernet (LAN8710A)
  • National Semiconductor LM4550 AC‘97 audio codec
  • Flash memory: 128 Mb SPI flash memory (N25Q128A13ESE40E)
  • 100MHz CMOS oscillator
  • DVI-D Connector for video (Compatible with HDMI)
  • 8 bit VGA output connector
  • 2 Channel Audio Out through 3.5mm audio jack
  • 16 x 2 Character LCD Display
  • Micro SD Adapter
  • Three Common Anode 7Segment LED Displays
  • Seven On board Push Button Switches
  • 44.5mm x 35.1mm Mini breadboard for easy prototyping
  • High Speed USB 2.0 interface for On-board flash programming.
  • FT2232H Channel A is dedicated for SPI Flash Programming. Channel B can be used for custom applications
  • FPGA configuration via JTAG and USB
  • On-board voltage regulators for single power rail operation
  • Dimensions: 180 mm X 120 mm

Applications

  • Signal Processing
  • Product Prototype Development
  • Communication devices development
  • Educational tool for Schools and Universities
  • Development and testing of custom embedded processors

Additional information

Weight 0.50 lbs
Dimensions 12.00 x 9.00 x 2.00 in
FPGA

Memory

Ethernet

100BASE-T

Number Of Clock Sources

1

Primary Clock Frequency

Audio Codec

AC97

Display Type

, ,

Number Of General Purpose LEDs

8

Video Out

HDMI, VGA

Data Storage

Micro SD Slot, SPI Flash

Configuration Options

JTAG, USB

Number Of GPIOs (Max)

24

Switches

DIP, Push Button

Downloads

User Manual
Configuration Tool (Windows)
Numato Lab Board support files for EDK BSB wizard
User Constraints File

Accessories

USB A to Mini B Cable 5-footUSB A to Mini B cable 5 FootUSB type A to Mini B 5-pin cable. Can be used with many USB products available from Numato Lab.5 Foot (1.5 Meters) length.
RTL8211E Gigabit Ethernet Expansion moduleRTL8211E Gigabit Ethernet Expansion ModuleThe heart of the RTL8211E Gigabit Ethernet Expansion module is RTL8211E-VB, a highly integrated Ethernet transceiver from Realtek that comply with 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and 1000Base-T IEEE 802.3 standards. RTL8211E-VB supports communication with Ethernet MAC layer via standard RGMII interface. RTL8211E Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Module also has Microchip 24AA02E48 2Kbit EEPROM with built in unique MAC address. This MAC address can be read from the EEPROM and used for the Ethernet interface.
Ethernet Expansion module100BASE-T Ethernet Expansion ModuleThe heart of the Ethernet Expansion module is LAN8710A, a low-power 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX physical layer (PHY) transceiver. LAN8710A supports communication with Ethernet MAC layer via standard MII (IEEE 802.3u) interface and supports 10Mbps (10BASE-T) and 100Mbps (100BASE-TX) operation. This Expansion Module also have a Microchip 24AA02E48 2Kbit EEPROM with built in unique MAC address.
AD9283 ADC module AD9283 ADC Expansion ModuleAD9283 ADC module features AD9283 an 8-bit monolithic sampling analog-to-digital converter with an on-chip track and hold circuit. The maximum conversion rate is at 100 MSPS, with outstanding dynamic performance over its full operating range. This module is designed to be used with Numato Lab’s FPGA/Micro-controller boards featuring a 2x6 pin Expansion connector. It can also be used with other boards and connector types by using manual wiring.
LM4550 AC'97 Stereo Audio Codec Expansion ModuleLM4550 AC'97 Stereo Audio Codec Expansion ModuleThis module features LM4550, an AC'97 Rev 2.1 compliant audio codec which enables producing and recording high quality stereo audio. This module is designed to be used with Numato Lab’s FPGA/Microcontroller boards featuring a 2x6 pin Expansion connector. It can also be used with other boards and connector types by using manual wiring.
IP4776CZ38 HDMI ModuleHDMI Transmitter Expansion ModuleIP4776CZ38 HDMI Module features a buffered DVI-D/HDMI interface with HDMI buffer IP4776CZ38 for better signal strength and signal integrity. The on board DVI-D/HDMI interface can be used to generate high quality HD video up to 1080p. This module is designed to be used with Numato Lab’s FPGA boards featuring a 2×6 pin Expansion connector. It can also be used with other boards and connector types by using manual wiring.
VGA Display Expansion ModuleVGA Display Expansion ModuleNumato Lab’s VGA display module provides an easy and cost effective way to add VGA display to your custom project using a 12pin connector. It is designed to be used with Numato Lab’s FPGA boards featuring a 2x6 pin Expansion connector.
Micro SD Expansion ModuleMicro SD Expansion ModuleMicro SD Expansion Module provides an easy and convenient way to interface Micro SD card to Numato Lab’s FPGA/Microcontroller boards. It can be connected to any FPGA/Microcontroller board featuring 2x6 pin Expansion connector. This module can be manually wired to FPGA/Microcontroller boards that does not have 2x6 expansion header.
Alphanumeric LCD Display Expansion ModuleAlphanumeric LCD Display Expansion ModuleThis expansion module features a 16x2 Alphanumeric LCD Module which can be added to your custom project using a 2x6 pin connector. It is designed to be used with Numato Lab’s FPGA/Microcontroller boards featuring 2x6 pin Expansion connectors. This module can be used with other boards as well by using manual wiring.
cs4344 audio expansion moduleCS4344 Audio Expansion ModuleThis module features CS4344, a 24-Bit, 192 kHz Stereo D/A Converter which enables producing high quality stereo audio from a digital source. It supports all major audio data interface formats. This module is designed to be used with Numato Lab’s FPGA/Microcontroller boards featuring a 2x6 pin Expansion connector. It can also be used with other boards and connector types by using manual wiring.

Sample Code

NameLanguage/TechnologyIDEHardware Modules Required
16x2 LCD DisplayVerilogXilinx ISEAlphanumeric LCD Display Expansion Module
LEDsVerilogXilinx ISELED Expansion Module - 8 LEDs
Push Button SwitchVerilogXilinx ISEPush Button Switch Expansion Module
Seven Segment LED DisplayVerilogXilinx ISESeven Segment LED Display Expansion Module
8Bit VGAVerilogXilinx ISEVGA Display Expansion Module
LM4550 AC97 AudioVerilogXilinx ISELM4550 AC97 Expansion Module
CS4344 Stereo AudioVerilogXilinx ISECS4344 Audio Expansion Module
HDMI TransmitterVerilogXilinx ISEHDMI Transmitter Expansion Module
100M EthernetVerilogXilinx ISE100BASE-T Ethernet Expansion Module

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