The Xenie is a product family of highly integrated FPGA modules that includes the Xilinx® Kintex7® FPGA and 10 Gbit Ethernet Marvell Alaska X 88X3310P PHY on a single board. The FPGA's MGT lines support rates up to 12.5 Gbit. The module is equipped with 1 GByte of DDR3L SDRAM and 32 MByte of Flash memory as a storage for configuration bitstream and user apps. Six GTX multi-gigabit transceivers and three full FPGA I/O banks (in total 150 single-ended I/O or up to 72 differential pairs) with configurable IO voltage are available via two high-speed, high-pin-count, board-to-board connectors. All other necessary supporting circuitry, like clock oscillators and voltage regulators are placed on module, requiring the user to attach literally only connectors and a single DC power supply.

Key Features

  • 10 Gbit to 10 Mbit data rates on UTP copper line
  • Compliant with NBASE-T spec. for 2.5 G and 5 G
  • Kintex 7 – XC7K70(160)T-xFFG676C
  • 100 m reach on Cat5e for 2.5 G and 5G modes
  • 100 m reach on Cat6a for 10 G mode
  • 6 x GTX Transceivers are available for custom applications
  • 150 single-ended I/O or up to 72 diff. pairs
  • 1GB DDR3L memory (32b x 1600Mt/s)
  • 3.3V single voltage power supply
  • Small form factor 76 x 52 mm
  • Flexible expansion via high-density board-to-board connectors

Xenie block drawing

Typical Applications:

  • Camera systems, Hyperspectral imaging
  • PCI Express interface
  • Protocol converters, bridges
  • Security applications
  • IP development
  • Digital signal processing
  • Cloud computing
  • General-purpose prototyping platform
  • DAC/ADC - JESD204B
  • 12G, 6G, 3G-SDI, HD-SDI Video
  • Video compression systems