Embedded Systems Development with FPGA boards

In the last few weeks I had the honour to date a Virtex-4™ FX12 LC Development Board provided by Avnet Memec.

The Virtex-4 FX12 LC system board utilizes the Xilinx XC4VFX12-10FF668C FPGA. The board includes 64 MB of DDR SDRAM, 4 MB of Flash, USB-RS232 Bridge, a 10/100/1000 Ethernet PHY, 100 MHz clock source, RS-232 port, and additional user support circuitry to develop a complete system.

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