LatticeECP2M PCI Express x4 Evaluation Board

The LatticeECP2M PCI Express x4 Evaluation Board provides flexible platform designed to help the user quickly evaluate the performance of the LatticeECP2M FPGA or aid in development of custom designs. For more evaluation board options, see the LatticeECP2M SERDES Evaluation Board.

Note: The version of this board currently available is Rev B. Changes from Rev A to Rev B include; 4 BNC edge connectors replaced with generic SMA, - removed edge BNCs, and added 4 generic SMAs, ispClock removed, logic analyzer connector added, generic test grid removed, VCCIB connected to 1.2V. For more details, please refer to the LatticeECP2M PCI Express x4 Evaluation Board User's Guide.

Device Support

You will need the following software to use this board:

  • ispLEVER for design, fitting, place & route of Lattice programmable devices
  • ispVM to download your program to the LatticeECP2M or on-board Flash memory devices

PCI Express IP Demo

A PCI Express demo is available for use with this board. It highlights the capability of the PCI Express Endpoint IP core in an add-in card environment. For more information about this demo Click here.

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Kit Contents

  • LatticeECP2M PCI Express x4 Evaluation Board (Rev B) featuring:
    • LFE2M50E-6F672C FPGA Device (Note: earlier versions of this board included the LFE2M35E-6F672 FPGA device)
    • x4 PCI Express edge connector
    • On-board DDR2 Memory
    • SMA connectors for full quad of SERDES I/O (Note: only available with ECP2M-50 or larger FPGA installed), LVDS evaluation, and external clock I/O
    • Logic Analyzer connector
    • On-board Flash configuration memory
    • Various LEDs, switches, connectors, headers, and on-board power control
  • ispDOWNLOAD cable for device programming
  • Power Supply

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Ordering Information

  • This board is no longer available for purchase.

  • Information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.
  • Reference number: LFE2M50E-P4-EVN (RoHS Compliant)
  • Contact your local Lattice sales representative for further information.

Documentation

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Information Resources
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
LatticeECP2M PCI Express x4 Evaluation Board User's Guide - Rev B PCB
Describes the features and functions of the LatticeECP2M PCI Express x4 Evaluation Board, including schematics. This manual is for Rev B boards only.
EB34 01.2 1/13/2009 PDF 1.2 MB
LatticeECP2M PCI Express x4 Evaluation Board User's Guide - Rev A PCB
Describes the features and functions of the LatticeECP2M PCI Express x4 Evaluation Board, including schematics.This manual is for Rev A boards only.
EB22 01.6 2/8/2008 PDF 1.1 MB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
LatticeMico32 Tutorial
8.0 3/24/2010 PDF 1.5 MB
LatticeMico32 Tutorial for Diamond 2.0.1
2.0.1 10/2/2012 PDF 1.9 MB
TITLE NUMBER VERSION DATE FORMAT SIZE
Implementing PCI Express Bridging Solutions in an FPGA
1.0 7/1/2010 PDF 970.1 KB

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