Special features of Digilent's Evaluation and Development Tools

Digilent offers industry-based educational tools and curriculum including WaveForms, FPGA-based tools, test equipment and multi-equipment software applications. Digilent’s customizable and flexible solutions help engineers, electronic designers and researchers accelerate development and time to market.

FPGA Evaluation Board

Series Arty S7 Arty A7 / Basys 3 / Nexys A7 Eclypse Z7 / Genesys ZU /
PYNQ-Z1 / ZedBoard / Zybo Z7
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SoC Spartan Artix Zynq
Features
  • Low cost SoC, ideal for cost-sensitive applications such as industrial IoT (I-IoT), advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) / driving recognition system and next generation communication systems
  • Equipped with the MicroBlaze Soft Processor and DDR3
  • Ideal for applications that require low power with reduced quiescent and power consumption
  • Can be used for a wide range of applications, from introductory combinational circuits to powerful embedded processors
  • SoC with Arm Cortex-A9 dual-core processor and FPGA
  • Both software and hardware can be programmed
  • Equipped with a JPEG encoder and video input / output IP core to support various video image input / output devices

Programming Module JTAG

What is JTAG?
  • Programming tools for Xilinx FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs, RFSoCs and CPLDs
  • Drop-in solution for engineers designing original boards
  • Introducing the JTAG cable that is used by inserting it into the pin connector of the board and the JTAG SMT module of the surface mount tool that can be directly soldered to the board!
Product JTAG-SMT3-NC JTAG-SMT2-NC JTAG-SMT2 JTAG-HS3 JTAG-HS2 JTAG-USB Cable
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Max Speed 30 Mhz 30 Mhz 30 Mhz 30 Mhz 30 Mhz 1.6 Mhz
Voltage Range 1.8-5 V 1.8-5 V 1.8-5 V 1.8-5 V 1.5-5 V 1.8-5 V
Xilinx
Native
Support
ISE 14.1 or later
Vivado 2013.1 or later
ISE 14.1 or later
Vivado 2013.1 or later
ISE 14.1 or later
Vivado 2013.1 or later
ISE 14.1 or later
Vivado 2013.3 or later
ISE 13.2 or later
Vivado 2012.1 or later
ISE 13.2 or later
Vivado 2014.2 or later
Xilinx
Plugin
Support
ISE 13.1 or later ISE 13.1 or later ISE 13.1 or later ISE 12.1 or later ISE 12.1 or later ISE 12.1 or later
Digilent Adept™
Support
PC Interface USB USB USB USB USB USB
Onboard
USB Connector
× ×
Target Board
Connector
Interface
18 Pad SMT 13 Pad SMT 11 Pad SMT 14 Pin 6 Pin,14 Pin 6 Pin
4-wire JTAG
2-wire JTAG × × ×
ZYNQ-7000
PS_SRST
Support
× ×
SPI Support × ×
Independent UART Channel × × × × ×

Measurement Tools Digital Discovery

  • A measurement tool that combines a logic analyzer, protocol analyzer and pattern generator
  • Debug, visualize and simulate digital signals in a variety of embedded development with a single portable device
  • 32ch Logic Analyzer
  • Digital inputs and outputs can be connected to the circuit using the included MTE cable or breadboard wire
  • OS: Mac, Windows, and Linux
  • Customizable with free WaveForms software

Accessories

What is Zmod
  • High-speed I/O expansion module for FPGA boards, ideal for data acquisition or signal processing systems
  • Can be used as a powerful prototyping platform for instrumentation, high speed control and SDR products when coupled to a baseboard using the SYZYGY extension of Eclypse Z7 or Genesys ZU
  • Zmod ADC 1411

  • Zmod DAC 1411

  • Cmod A7
    (Module for Artix-7 FPGA)

  • Solderless Breadboard Kit

  • Impedance Analyzer
    (Analog Discovery compatible)

  • BNC Connection Probe Pair Set
    (Analog Discovery 2 compatible)