SUZAKU-S FPGA specifications and FPGA development environment

FPGA Specifications

The following are SUZAKU-S's FPGA specifications. Overall hardware specifications can be found here.
Model SZ010-U00 SZ030-U00
FPGA Device Xilinx Spartan-3 XC3S400-FT256 Xilinx Spartan-3 XC3S1000-FT256
CPU Core MicroBlaze (32bit RISC core)
Crystal Oscillator 3.6864MHz (frequency multiplied by FPGA's internal DCM)
Serial Port FPGA internal 1ch (OPB UART Lite)
Timer FPGA internal 1ch (OPB Timer)
Configuration TE7720 (Tokyo Electron Device)

Default Core Details
Core Version Base address
microblaze 2.10.a
opb_sdram 1.00.c C_BASEADDR 0x80000000
opb_uartlite 1.00.b C_BASEADDR 0xFFFF2000
opb_timer 1.00.b C_BASEADDR 0xFFFF1000
lmb_bram_if_cntlr 1.00.b C_BASEADDR 0x00000000
bram_block 1.00.a
opb_intc 1.00.c C_BASEADDR 0xFFFF3000
opb_v20 1.10.b
lmb_v10 1.00.a
opb_emc 1.10.b C_BASEADDR 0xFFFF0000
C_HIGHADDR 0xFFFF01FF
C_MEM0_BASEADDR 0xFFE0_0000
C_MEM1_BASEADDR 0xFF00_0000
opb_gpio 1.00.a C_BASEADDR 0xFFFFA000
external_int 1.00.a

Default Resource Status - SZ030-U00
Resource Used Available Utilization
Number of BUFGMUXs 1 8 12%
Number of DCMs 1 4 25%
Number of External IOBs 74 173 42%
Number of LOCed IOBs 74 74 100%
Number of MULT18X18x 1 8 25%
RAMB16s 9 24 37%
Number of Slices 1852 7680 24%
Number of SLICEMs 281 33840 7%
    * Produced with ISE7.1i

Default Resource Status - SZ010-U00
Resource Used Available Utilization
Number of BUFGMUXs 1 8 12%
Number of DCMs 1 4 25%
Number of External IOBs 74 173 42%
Number of LOCed IOBs 74 74 100%
Number of MULT18X18x 3 16 18%
RAMB16s 9 16 56%
Number of Slices 1972 3584 24%
Number of SLICEMs 288 1792 16%
    * Produced with ISE7.1i

FPGA Development Environment

FPGA development requires the following software and hardware.
  • A computer capable of running ISE and EDK (Windows XP/2000, Solaris or Linux)
  • Xilinx Logic Design Tool ISE 6.2i or above
  • Xilinx Embedded Development Kit EDK 6.2i or above
  • JTAG Cable: Xilinx Parallel Cable 4 or compatible
  • FPGA Programming Software (LBPLAYER2 included)
  • HDL simulator (ModelSim, Active-HDL etc)