ACHILLES Instant DevKit: Arria10 SoC SOM & Starter board by ReFLEX CES
Achilles Arria10 SoC SOM Instant DevKit

20 Jan 2017 - 14:38 | Version 56 | | , , ,

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ACHILLES provides developers the best Out-Of-The box experience combining the Best-In Class compact hardware platform and the most efficient intuitive software environment. Featuring an ARM dual-core Cortex-A9 MPCore and up to 660KLEs of advanced low-power FPGA logic elements, the Arria 10 SoC combines the flexibility and ease of programming of a CPU with the configurability and parallel processing power of an FPGA.

Its unique install and GUI interface allows an immediate start, and its reference designs enable fast turn-around designs shortening and securing the developments.

The target markets include but are not limited to: Automotive, Video Broadcast, Machine and Intelligent Vision, Industrial, Military, Test & Measurement and Medical.

With this kit, you can:
  • Use in Evaluation mode on desk with AC power supply.
  • Evaluate Arria 10 SoC device features and performance
  • Begin development of your hardware and software design
  • Use as a platform for target reference designs, OS/BSP, and tools
  • Use as a FMC carrier-card - LPC and HPC options available
  • Go to production! ISO9001 manufacturer.

Board Features:

Processor
  • Dual ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore
  • Up to 1GHz
  • Enhanced with NEON Extension and Single & Double Precision Floating point unit
  • 32KB Instruction & 32KB Data L1 Cache
  • shared 512KB L2 Cache
  • 256KB on-chip Memory

FPGA
  • Arria 10 SX, 10AS066H4F34E3SG, F34 package, speed grade -3
  • Logic elements (KLEs) 660
  • M20K memory blocks 2,133
  • M20K memory (Mb) 42
  • MLAB memory (Mb) 5.7
  • GFLOPS 1,519

FPGA & Soft programming
  • AS configuration supported with EPCQL512, remote upgrade support and failsafe functionality: AS, Configuration via Protocol (CvP), OpenCL support
  • eMMC 32GBytes (HPS) / Store U-boot, Kernel and RootFS(8GB on 270 KLE and 32GB on 660 KLE), HPS programming

Control & Ios : Arria 10 SoC SoM
  • 1x USB 3.0 device connectivity using Cypress FX3 super speed controller (660 KLE density)
  • 1x USB 2.0 Device/Host
  • 1x USB OTG support connected to the HPS
  • 2x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet interfaces connected to the HPS
  • 1x I²C slave interface (HPS can drive external device)
  • 1x UART connected to the HPS ( UART over USB interface)
  • 1x UART connected to System controller (MAX10 / UART over USB interface)
  • 1x PCIe gen3 x8 Edge interface (Hard IP)

Main Interfaces 1.8V FMC VITA 57.1 compliant

System-on-Module usage
  • 1x FMC LPC bottom connector with HPS signals and 14 transceivers (Bottom-Right)
  • 1x FMC HPC or LPC bottom connector depending on FPGA density (Bottom-Left):
  • LPC bottom connector for 270KLE density HPC bottom connector for 660KLE density

Carrier board usage with 2 interfaces
  • 1x FMC LPC Top connector with 10 transceivers (Top-Right)
  • 1x FMC HPC or LPC Top connector depending on FPGA density (Top-Left): •LPC Top connector for 270KLE density
  • HPC Top connector for 660KLE density

24 Transceivers (up to 11.3Gbps)
  • 10x XCVR dedicated to FMC HPC Top connector or to the FMC HPC Bottom connector (Top or Bottom-Left)
  • 10x XCVR dedicated to FMC LPC Top connector or to the FMC LPC Bottom connector (Top or Bottom-Right)
  • 4x additional XCVR dedicated to the FMC LPC Bottom connector (Bottom-right)

LVDS and LVCMOS
  • 80 LVDS bidirectional (or 160 Single ended) on FMC HPC Top connector (Top or Bottom-Left)
  • 32 LVDS bidirectional (or 64 Single ended) on FMC LPC Top connector (Top or Bottom-Left)

Memory
  • DDR4 HPS (1 bank by 32bit, 4GBytes) @1866MT/s for speed grade -3
  • DDR4 FPGA (1 bank by 32bit, 4GBytes) @1866MT/s for speed grade -3

Power
  • Power Management Bus support (PMBus)
  • 35W nominal power consumption
  • Maximum 55W standalone power consumption (without FMC)
  • Maximum 103W power consumption (with Dual FMCs)Compatible with heat spreader and heatsink (passive or active)

Form factor
  • Size : 86 mm x 95mm (3.4x3.8 inches)
  • 1 x Custom Heat Sink

Communications & interfaces : Arria 10 SoC SoM + starter board Arria 10 SoC SoM
  • Evaluation mode on desk with AC power supply
  • 2x Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-T (HPS)
  • 1x USB3.0 Micro B (FPGA)
  • 1x USB OTG Mini AB (HPS)
  • 1x I²C (HPS)
  • 1x UART(HPS) and System Controller interface (through USB connector and MAX 10)
  • On-board USB Blaster II
  • PMBus interface : Digital Power System management is ready, configure and interrogate the PSM Devices with LTpowerPlay

Form factor : Arria 10 SoC SoM + starter board Arria 10 SoC SoM
  • Size : 100 mm / 3.94 inches x 140 mm / 5.51 inches
  • Fan on top for Starter Kit evaluation mode

In addition of the Achilles DevKit, you can order the PCIe Carrier Board

Configuration & Monitoring
  • On board USB Blaster JTAG configuration circuitry to enable FPGA configuration over USB connector.
  • One µUSB connector allows interfacing UART bus and communicate with the MAX 10 and the HPS FPGA
  • One connector for connecting a Linear Powerplay DC1613A USB cable
  • PMBus interface : Digital Power System management is ready, configure and interrogate the PSM Devices with LTpowerPlay

Communication Interfaces
  • PCI Express x8 2.5/5.0/8.0 Gbps (Gen 1, 2 or 3) on PCI Express edge connector
  • 1x QSFP+ quad optical cage (4 XCVR:10.3125 Gb/s per link)
  • 2x SFP+ single optical cage (2 XCVR : 10.3125 Gb/s per link)
  • 2x Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-T (HPS)
  • 1x USB3.0 Micro B (FPGA)
  • 1x USB OTG Mini AB (HPS)
  • Atmel Wifi 802.11 b/g/n IoT (Internet of Things) module which is specifically optimized for low power IoT applications. Module provides SPI and SDIO to interface to host controller.
  • One 1x10pts connector for connecting an LCD

Board Size
  • Standard height ( 111.15 mm / 4.376 inches) x Half length ( 167.65 mm / 6.600 inches) / Fan on top for SoMA10

Power
  • Evaluation mode on desk with AC power supply or can be inserted into a PCIe slot and used as a PCIe card
  • Standards and compliance
  • RoHS/REACH compliant
  • UL certified
  • ISO9001 Facility
  • Operating Range : 0°C to 70°C

*There are four FMC connectors , but the two mirror connectors (Top and Botom on each side) share the same signals, the use of these two connector sis exclusive, one of the two connectors can be used at a time.

**Production Device with transceiver speed grade 3 can reach 11.3 Gb/s chip to chip links, The VITA 57.1 standard allows interfaces up to 10 Gb/s

Deliverables
  • Arria 10 SoC SoM
  • Starter board Arria 10 SoC SoM
  • Schematics
  • VHDL test designs (included top level)
  • Mechanical files (3D DWF/STEP models and 2D drawing)
  • LTPowerPlay project
  • Guidelines for baseboard development (upon request)
  • Module Information (power consumption, decoupling, pairs lengths & impedances)

  • S-parameters (upon request)
  • Characterization report (upon request)

Ordering information

Development Kit with SoM A10 "Ultra" version module // RXCA10S066PF34-IDK0SA (660 KLE, speed grade -1, industrial, 2 banks DDR4 / by 32bit / 8GBytes / @2666MT/s, eMMC 32GBytes, USB3.0, Bottom & Top connectors)

OpenCL BSP HPC (Host-In-x86) // RXCA10S0000F34-BSP0SB (upon request)

OpenCL BSP HPC (Host-In-HPS) // RXCA10S0000F34-BSP0SD (upon request)

See more at : https://www.reflexces.com/products/development-kits/arria-10-instant-devkit/achilles-instant-development-kit-arria-10-soc-som

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