ECP5 PCI Express Development Kit

Easy-to-use PCI Express Development board – Enables designers to investigate and experiment with the features of the ECP5 FPGA, with specific focus on enabling PCIe technology evaluation.

Rapid prototyping of user functions – The features of the ECP5 PCI Express Development Board can assist engineers with rapid prototyping and testing of their ECP5 designs.

Proof-of-concept demos – Several PCIe demos ranging from control plane through data plane applications, drivers, GUI, and RTL source for top-level project directories.

Features

  • PCI Express form-factor – Allows demonstration of PCI Express x4 interconnection
  • USB-B connection for UART and device programming
  • One RJ45 interfaces to 10/100/1000 Ethernet to RGMII
  • On-board Boot Flash – 128M Serial SPI Flash
  • 8GB LPDDR3 memory components (256Mbx32)
  • Expansion connections and headers – Allows flexibility for user prototype expansion
  • Switches, LEDs and displays for demo purposes
  • Lattice Diamond® Programmer configuration support
  • On-board reference clock sources
  • Easy power measurements – All ECP5 rails have probable power resistors

Kit Contents

  • ECP5 PCI Express Development Board
  • USB-A to USB-B (Mini) Cable for FPGA programming via a PC
  • 12V AC/DC power adapter and international plug adapters
  • QuickStart Guide

Board Photos

Side View

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Bottom View

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Top View

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Ordering Information

  • This product is no longer available for purchase
  • The information provided here is for reference purposes only
  • Reference number: LFE5UM-85F-PB-EVN

Diamond Free License - for the ECP5 PCI Express Development Kit Only

  • If you already have Diamond Subscription license, visit the following link to request access to the latest software version to design with all ECP5 FPGA family members.
  • If you do not have a Diamond Subscription license, visit the following link to request limited time access to the latest software version to design with the ECP5 FPGA on the board.
    • To the question “Do you have an existing Diamond License”, select “Yes”.
    • Enter the unique serial number included with the board.

Documentation

Quick Reference Technical Resources Downloads
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
ECP5 PCI Express Development Board User's Guide
EB91 1.0 7/31/2014 PDF 4.3 MB
ECP5 PCI Express Development Kit Quick Start Guide
QS021 1.0 8/14/2014 PDF 847 KB
PCI Express Demos for the ECP5 PCI Express Development Board User’s Guide
UG72 1.1 1/3/2015 PDF 2.5 MB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
ECP5 PCI Express Development Board RevB 07-17-2014
1.0 7/31/2014 DSN 2.2 MB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
ECP5 PCI Express Demo Design
1.0 7/31/2014 EXE 57.3 MB


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