VR300

Test RTM with Ethernet SFP

 

  VR300 Datasheet

 

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Description

The VR300 is a Test RTM, typically used during firmware and software development and debugging cycles on the VF360. The rear panel contains two mini-USB connectors, a Dual mini-SAS (SFF-8088) connector and a SFP case.

The SFP cage provides a 1Gbps Ethernet connection to the DSP. Copper and optical SFP transceiver modules are supported.

The eight full-duplex High-Speed Serial Interface lanes on the Dual mini-SAS connects to the FPGA on the X8d[1:4] and X12d[1:4] OpenVPX signals. Typical protocols on the mini-SAS is PCIe, XAUI, SRIO, SerialLite II and others.

The FPGA mini-USB connector on the rear panel is part of a USB-Blaster, implemented on the VF360, that connects to the FPGA. It provides SignalTap® II and other JTAG based functionality.

The DSP mini-USB connector on the rear panel is part of an XDS100 emulator, implemented on the RTM, that connects to the DSP. It provides in-circuit emulation (ICE) functionality as well as a USB serial port for debugging.

A VF360 Firmware Reference Design (FRD) provides a XAUI interface on the VR300 mini-SAS connector for a cable connection to other cards in the same or other racks.

The VF360 Parsec product is a 3U VPX carrier card with a Stratix® V FPGA, TMS320C667X DSP processor and FMC site.

 

VR300 SPECIFICATIONS

mini USB connector
Connects to Stratix® V FPGA
SignalTap® II Logic Analyzer
FPGA configuration via JTAG
EPCQ Programming

XDS100 FUNCTIONALITY

mini USB connector
Connect to TMS320C667X DSP
In Circuit Emulation (ICE)
USB Serial Port for debugging
Compatible with Code Composer Studio

REAR PANEL Ethernet CHARACTERISTICS

1Gbps Ethernet connection to DSP
SFP cage supports copper and optical SFP transceiver modules

REAR PANEL mini-SAS CHARACTERISTICS

Dual SFF-8088 connector
8x full-duplex High-Speed Serial Interface lanes
Connect to FPGA on X8d[1:4] and X12d[1:4] OpenVPX signals
Up to 6Gb/s data rate
Up to 10m cables

FIRMWARE SUPPORT

VF360 Firmware Reference Design (FRD) with XAUI on Mini-SAS
Firmware development services available on request

APPLICATION EXAMPLES

FPGA debugging with SignalTap® II Logic analyzer
DSP debugging and in-circuit emulation with XDS100
1Gbps Ethernet connection via SFP
High-speed serial rear panel connection between cards

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