CrossLink™

Design without compromise

Small footprint, big features – Most versatile bridge for cameras and displays with a footprint as small as 6 mm2.

How low can we go – Up to 50% lower power than competition. < 100 mW for many use cases and the first programmable bridging solution with a built-in sleep mode.

Sets the bar in performance – Industry’s fastest MIPI D-PHY bridging solution supporting 4K UHD resolution at speeds up to 12 Gbps.

Features

  • Two 4-lane MIPI D-PHY transceivers at 6 Gbps per PHY
  • 15 programmable source synchronous I/O pairs for camera and display interfacing
  • Available in amazingly small 2.46 mm x 2.46 mm WLCSP packages and BGA packages with 0.4 mm, 0.5 mm and 0.65 mm pitch
  • Flexible device configuration with OTP non-volatile configuration memory and I2C/SPI programming
  • More than 5900 LUTs with up to 81 I/O pins
  • Soft IP’s available for multiple bridging solutions here

CrossLink for Automotive is available in Diamond but is license controlled, please request a license from the button below.

CrossLink - EEPW Magazine 2016 Editor's Choice Award

Family Table

CrossLink Device Selection Guide

Features LIF-MD6000-36 LIF-MD6000-64 LIF-MD6000-81 LIF-MD6000-80 LIA-MD6000-80
LUTs 5936 5936 5936 5936 5936
Embedded Memory (kbits) 180 180 180 180 180
Distributed RAM (kbits) 47 47 47 47 47
GPLL 1 1 1 1 1
D-PHY PLL 1 2 2 2 2
Embedded I2C Blocks 2 2 2 2 2
Embedded RX/TX MIPI D-PHY 1 (4 Data + 1 Clock) 2 (8 Data + 2 Clock) 2 (8 Data + 2 Clock) 2 (8 Data + 2 Clock) 2 (8 Data + 2 Clock)
48 MHz Oscillator 1 1 1 1 1
10 KHz Oscillator 1 1 1 1 1
NVCM Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dual Boot1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Power Management Unit Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Low Power Sleep Mode Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Typical Operational Power 5 mW - 135 mW 5 mW - 135 mW 5 mW - 135 mW 5 mW - 135 mW 5 mW - 135 mW
Footprint 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm 3.5 mm x 3.5 mm 4.5 mm x 4.5 mm 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm
Package Pitch 0.4 mm 0.4 mm 0.5 mm 0.65 mm 0.65 mm
GPIO 7 8 9 8 8
Programmable I/O 17 29 37 36 36
Automotive Qualified No No No No Yes

1. Dual Boot supported with external boot Flash

Example Solutions

ADAS Application

  • Bridge multiple CSI-2 image sensors into one single MIPI CSI-2 output for 360 degree camera application.
  • Camera input support from a variety of interfaces like CSI-2, LVDS, Sub-LVDS and LVCMOS.
  • Multiple camera interfaces supported to bridge to the Application Processor.
  • Stitch data together into larger horizontal video frame.

Multi CSI-2 Image Sensor Interface Bridging Solutions

  • Bridge multiple CSI-2 image sensors into one MIPI CSI-2 output
  • Configure multiple image sensors with same I2C slave address from one I2C master
  • Trigger and synchronize image sensors with GPIO control
  • Stitch data together into larger horizontal video frame
  • Arbitrate data from image sensors and append unique virtual channel numbers

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Multi MIPI DSI Display Bridging

  • Drive multiple MIPI DSI displays or display requiring two MIPI DSI interfaces
  • Replicate video to both displays or reduce the bandwidth by half on output over two PHYs
  • Control peripheral functions and power sequencing of displays with additional GPIO

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Display Interface Conversion Bridging

  • Convert to/from MIPI DSI, OpenLDI/LVDS, and RGB/CMOS
  • Support all data types and number of lanes
  • Support additional functions such as display and peripheral initialization, control and sequencing
  • Crop & scale video data to match special formatting needs

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Camera Interface Conversion Bridging

  • Convert to/from MIPI CSI-2, SubLVDS, LVDS, CMOS, HiSPi and other image sensor interfaces
  • Control frame and line readout controls for slave driven image sensors
  • Convert I2C to SPI for image sensor and peripheral control
  • Crop & scale video data to match special formatting needs

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Video

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Introduction to CrossLink

Learn how CrossLink can solve interfacing problems including implementing multi CSI-2 bridges for mixing, merging, arbitrating, converting multiple image sensor interfaces to a single applications processor.

Design Resources

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Intellectual Property & Reference Designs

Simplify your design efforts by using pre-tested, reusable functions

Application Notes

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Quick Reference Technical Resources Information Resources Downloads
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
Advanced CrossLink I2C Hardened IP Reference Guide
FPGA-TN-02020 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 773.9 KB
CrossLink Hardware Checklist
FPGA-TN-02013 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 404.8 KB
CrossLink High-Speed I/O MIPI D-PHY and DDR Interfaces
FPGA-TN-02012 1.1 8/22/2016 PDF 2.6 MB
CrossLink I2C Hardened IP Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02019 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 689.6 KB
CrossLink Memory Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02017 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 1.6 MB
CrossLink Programming and Configuration Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02014 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 796.8 KB
CrossLink sysCLOCK PLL/DLL Design and Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02015 1.1 7/29/2016 PDF 1.1 MB
CrossLink sysI/O Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02016 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 666.5 KB
PCB Layout Recommendations for BGA Packages
TN1074 3.8 1/5/2017 PDF 12.4 MB
Power Management and Calculation for CrossLink Devices
FPGA-TN-02018 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 1.1 MB
CrossLink Family Data Sheet
FPGA-DS-02007 1.0 7/29/2016 PDF 1.2 MB
CrossLink LIF-MD6000 Pinout
1.1 12/5/2016 XLSX 42.4 KB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
CrossLink Automotive Family Data Sheet
FPGA-DS02013 1.0 9/13/2016 PDF 894.6 KB
CrossLink Family Data Sheet
FPGA-DS-02007 1.0 7/29/2016 PDF 1.2 MB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
Advanced CrossLink I2C Hardened IP Reference Guide
FPGA-TN-02020 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 773.9 KB
CrossLink Hardware Checklist
FPGA-TN-02013 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 404.8 KB
CrossLink High-Speed I/O MIPI D-PHY and DDR Interfaces
FPGA-TN-02012 1.1 8/22/2016 PDF 2.6 MB
CrossLink I2C Hardened IP Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02019 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 689.6 KB
CrossLink Memory Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02017 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 1.6 MB
CrossLink Programming and Configuration Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02014 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 796.8 KB
CrossLink sysCLOCK PLL/DLL Design and Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02015 1.1 7/29/2016 PDF 1.1 MB
CrossLink sysI/O Usage Guide
FPGA-TN-02016 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 666.5 KB
PCB Layout Recommendations for BGA Packages
TN1074 3.8 1/5/2017 PDF 12.4 MB
Power Management and Calculation for CrossLink Devices
FPGA-TN-02018 1.0 8/22/2016 PDF 1.1 MB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
CrossLink LIF-MD6000 Pinout
1.1 12/5/2016 XLSX 42.4 KB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
Lattice OrCAD Capture Schematic Library (OLB)
This file contains a OrCAD Capture Schematic Library (OLB file type) for all Lattice products. This .zip file also includes a .xls worksheet with a list of the contents of the OLB. These symbols can be used to help with OrCAD schematic designs.
5.7 12/22/2016 ZIP 898.7 KB
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CrossLink Product Brochure
I0254 2.0 9/13/2016 PDF 707.5 KB
Product Selector Guide
I0211 8.0 2/21/2017 PDF 9.3 MB
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New Use Cases Highlight CrossLinks Broad Applicability
WP0009 1.0 2/21/2017 DOCX 3.6 MB
Video Bridging Solution Promises New Level of Design Flexibility and Innovation
WP0005 1.0 5/16/2016 PDF 494.3 KB
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CrossLink Infographic
5/16/2016 PDF 965.7 KB
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[IBIS] LIF-MD
1.0 5/16/2016 IBS 1.9 MB


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