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Digilent Genesys ZU-3EG is an advanced computing platform loaded with Xilinx Zynq Ultrascale+ MPSoC EG and a range of peripherals and interface. Let's take a closer look.     Memory Main memory is a single-slot populated DDR4 SODIMM, always upgradeable by the user. It is wired to the Processing System (PS) side using the hard-core memory controller. The bundled module is a 4GiB Kingston HyperX HX424S14IB/4. There is also a serial flash memory from ISSI. This memory is used to provid ...
This post shows how to create harmonics in a specific signal with the Analog Discovery 2 and look at the spectrum through FFT mode. We will use the Oscilloscope and Waveform / Signal Generator instruments in Analog Discovery 2.   Basic Ideas for Harmonics and Fast Fourier Transform  A harmonic is a signal whose frequency is an integral multiple of the frequency of some reference signal. Every periodic signal has its lowest frequency which is called fundamental frequency. The further s ...
Digilent Nexys Video, Xilinx Artix 7-200T platform ( More Info ), is an ideal development board for audio/video applications. There are three high-speed digital video ports, and a 24-bit audio codec on board.     With the on board memory and audio ports, Digilent engineer built an audio looper on Nexys Video. There are 16 banks so that users can record audio tracks and play them back at the same time. The audio data is sampled at 48KHz through on-board line in jack. The audio signal ...
Digilent Digital Discovery is a combined logic analyzer and pattern generator instrument and allows you to debug, visualize, and simulate signals in digital systems. LCD displays are used in a wide range of devices. The most common version uses a 2×16 character array.   You can use Digital Discovery to understand the operations of the LCD display. To do so, you need the following hardware and software.   Hardware Digital Discovery HD44780 LCD + Arduino LCD Keypad Shield A ...
Analog Discovery Studio: The Portable Circuits Laboratory for Everyone Provides an entire stack of benchtop instruments with a convenient breadboardable interface   The Analog Discovery Studio is a fully-functional portable test and measurement device that can turn any cross-functional space into a pop-up electronics laboratory. Equipped with 13 instruments including an Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Waveform Generator, and more; the Analog Discovery Studio provides an ...
  The ZedBoard Advanced Image Processing Kit was built to use the video processing capabilities of the Zynq-7000 AP SoC's tightly coupled ARM processing system and 7-series programmable logic. Included in the bundle is a ZedBoard, an FMC Pcam Adapter, and up to four Pcams to create the ultimate video streaming setup. This bundle has everything you'll need for setup, including the ribbon cables for connection to the Pcams and Pcam Adapter.   This project demonstrates the usage of the ...
    OpenLogger is a high-resolution data logger designed to provide quality measurements without the limits of traditional data logging or data acquisition solutions. You can take advantage of eight analog channels, two power supplies, a function generator, eight digital I/O, and a wireless connection to deploy a data logging system compatible with a wide range of sensors. Data can be streamed to the user interface, WaveForms Live, or logged to an SD card providing the ability to sa ...
  Genesys ZU-3EG: Zynq Ultrascale+ MPSoC Development BoardA powerful Zynq UltraScale+ 3EG MPSoC development board loaded with peripherals and a wide hardware ecosystem of add-on modules    The Genesys ZU-3EG is a standalone board designed with optimized specs, multimedia, and network connectivity interfaces, with a robust documentation library to quickly get you started on AI, research, aerospace/defense, cloud computing, and embedded vision applications.   The Xilinx Zynq ...
Eclypse Z7: Zynq-7000 SoC Development Board with SYZYGY-compatible ExpansionOptimize productivity and accelerate design flow through Digilent Eclypse Z7. A perfect platform for instrumentation applications.  Digilent Eclypse Z7 is the first host board of the new Eclypse platform, showcasing modular functionality, high-speed I/O, and an FPGA SoC that blends power and flexibility for instrumentation applications. The Eclypse platform is more than a standard development board – it's a n ...
  The Analog Discovery Studio functions as a mixed-signal oscilloscope. In this demo, we use several instruments in Analog Discovery Studio.   Oscilloscope - view analog data from a resistor ladder Digital to Analog Converter (DAC) Logic Analyzer - view and decode an ADC's SPI bus Waveform Generator - stimulate the ADC's analog inputs   The Cmod S7 , Xilinx Spartan 7 Breadboardable Module, is used in this project to implement a SPI master module, repeatedly sending data captu ...
With the release of MATLAB 2018b, the Analog Discovery 2 is now included as one of the many hardware devices supported by MATLAB. MATLAB provides libraries for data acquisition hardware in their Data Acquisition Toolbox in order to do data capture, plotting and data analysis with MATLAB. The Data Acquisition Toolbox Support Package for the Analog Discovery 2 includes libraries for: Read data from the two oscilloscope channels (analog input) Control and generate data from the two waveform gener ...
The Pmod ESP32 provides an easy and cost-effective way to add wireless communication to any host platform or project. It uses the fully certified ESP-WROOM-32 Wi-Fi + BLE + BT module from Espressif Systems. Pmod ESP32 is suitable for a wide variety of applications, from low-power sensor networks to more demanding tasks such as music streaming. It was designed in collaboration with Renesas and is supported by all Renesas Synergy Platforms.     Key features: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE, and ...
  The Arty A7-100T contains a Xilinx XC7A100T FPGA which is the largest FPGA available for the Arty A7 and is ideal for deployment of softcore processors. These processors can be either proprietary or open-source. One of the most popular open source processors is the RISC-V.   This tutorial covers building a RISC-V processor, specifically the SiFive Freedom E310 and steps through the process of loading the Freedom E310 onto an Arty A7, and programming it using the Arduino IDE.   ...
  Now, you have access to a complete benchtop by combining the Analog Discovery 2’s oscilloscope, waveform generator, and logic analyzer with the RPi 4 small single-board computer.             The setup guide Once the Raspberry Pi is all set up with the Raspbian Operating System the Analog Discovery 2 can be set up in 4 simple steps:   1. Download and Install the Adept Runtime for ARM     2. Download and install WaveForms for ARM ...
Embedded Vision on Digilent Zybo Z7, Xilinx Zynq SoC Platform     Digilent host student design contest every year. The contest provides an opportunity to inspire future engineers in Europe. As we know, the automotive industry is leaning towards self-driving cars. The technology is evolving, and new sustainable and innovative tracking systems are created to make the road (and the passengers) safer. A student team from Transylvania University of Brasov leverage the power of Xilinx Zynq ...