Brain-1

Brain-1
SZG-BRAIN1
XC7Z012S-1CLG485C
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The Brain-1 is an open, modular ARM + FPGA development platform featuring the new SYZYGY standard for high-performance peripherals and Xilinx Zynq FPGA. With integrated SDRAM, high-efficiency power supplies, ethernet interface, USB 2.0 host port and four SYZYGY Compatible peripheral connectors, the Brain-1 is an excellent choice for system prototyping and integration.

FlashSYZYGY Connectivity

The Brain-1 is a launch platform for Opal Kelly’s SYZYGY open standard for high performance FPGA peripheral connectivity. SYZYGY fills the need for interconnectivity between Digilent™ Pmod and VITA 57.1 FMC that accommodates high performance peripherals. The Brain-1 is the first realization of a carrier board supporting SYZYGY.


Features

4x SYZYGY PORTS

Three SYZYGY standard ports and one SYZYGY transceiver port with two SmartVIO groups.

1 GiB DDR3

Integrated 1-GiByte DDR3 provides loads of high-speed on-board memory for high-performance applications, including image capture and data acquisition.

HIGH-EFFICIENCY POWER SUPPLIES

High-efficiency switching power supplies provide stable, dependable power to the FPGA and SYZYGY peripherals.

ETHERNET

The Zynq processor can run Linux with wired Gigabit ethernet or WiFi (with USB dongle) internet access.

Applications

  • High performance prototypes
  • System integration and testing
  • Evaluation systems
  • Data acquisition
  • Machine vision, Video I/O
  • Software-defined radio
  • Sensors
  • Robotics

Technical Specifications and Support

Features & Specifications

  • Xilinx Zynq 7012S Single-core ARM + FPGA
  • Three SYZYGY Standard ports
  • One SYZYGY Transceiver port
  • SYZYGY SmartVIO support with two groups
  • 1 GiB DDR3 memory
  • SD card slot
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • USB Type-C OTG
  • JTAG