ADM-XRC-7Z1 - Radar/Sonar Beamforming



  • Radar/Sonar Beamforming
  • Image/Video Processing
  • Machine Vision
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Data Encryption

Board Features

  • Xilinx Series 7 Zynq XC7Z045 FPGA
  • XRM2 I/O Interface
  • 512MB DDR3 (PS)
  • 512MB DDR3 (PL)
  • microSD Socket
  • Tri-Mode Ethernet IFs
  • USB 2.0 IFs
  • Air-Cooled/Conduction-Cooled Options
  • COTS Product
  • XMC (Switched Mezzanine Card, VITA 42)

FPGA Features (Hard IP)

  • 2x ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ up to 1GHz
  • 1x PCIe® Gen2 x8
  • 2x Tri-mode Gigabit Ethernet
  • 2x USB 2.0


The ADM-XRC-7Z1 is a high performance reconfigurable XMC (compliant to VITA 42.0) based on the Xilinx Zynq range of Programmable System-on-Chips.

Features include Ethernet, PCI Express and USB interfaces, external memory, high density I/O, system monitoring and flash boot facilities.

Software and Drivers for Linux and VxWorks.

Board Format

XMC (Switched Mezzanine Card, VITA 42)

Environmental Specifications

Temperature Limits:

CodeCooling OptionOperating Temp.Storage Temp.
AC0Air Cooled Commercial0°C+55°C-40°C+85°C
ACEAir Cooled Extended0°C+70°C-55°C+100°C
AC1Air Cooled Industrial-40°C+70°C-55°C+100°C
CC0Conduction Cooled Commercial0°C+55°C-40°C+85°C
CCEConduction Cooled Extended0°C+70°C[1]-55°C+100°C
CC1Conduction Cooled Industrial-40°C+70°C[1]-55°C+100°C
[1] - with high-efficiency system cooling this can be raised to 85°C - Contact Alpha Data for more details

Conformal Coating Options:

Acrylic or Polyurethane

Contact sales for specification of coatings.

Operating Humidity range:

Up to 95% (non-condensing)

EMC Conformity:

FCC 47CFR Part 2
EN55022:2010 Equipment ClassB

For more information on the operating conditions for the different cooling options go to: Alpha Data Environmental Specification Page.

Or read: Alpha Data Environment Specification (PDF).

Host I/F

Ethernet, PCI Express® or USB

Target FPGA Device

Xilinx Series 7 Zynq®

XC7Z045 XC7Z100 - FFG900

FPGA Resources

Chosen DeviceFFsLUTsDSPsBRAM

FPGA Hard IP Cores

  • 2x ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ up to 1GHz
  • 1x PCIe® Gen2 x8
  • 2x Tri-mode Gigabit Ethernet
  • 2x USB 2.0

On Board Memory

Memory TypeNo. BanksMemory Size (per bank)
SDRAM1512MB DDR3 (Connected to PS - Option for 1GB)
SDRAM2256MB DDR3 (Connected to PL)
microSD1SD Card specific SDC (Connected to Ps)

Target FPGA Configuration

  • Flexible boot options from on-board SPI Flash or uSD Flash

FPGA Configuration Flash

Flash TypeFlash SizeDescription

On-board Clock Specifications

  • 33MHz reference clock for the Zynq ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processors
  • Low-jitter 250MHz reference clock, suitable for SerDes applications
  • Low-jitter programmable reference clock, suitable for SerDes applications
  • Low-jitter 200MHz reference clock suitable for IOB delay circuits
  • Custom clock inputs available through the XRM2 interface

I/O Interfaces

Interface TypeQtyDescription
Discrete Digital146LVCMOS/LVDS I/O
HSSIF8High-Speed Serial Links
ON-BOARD I/O (On-board)
Comms1microUSB Interface
Connector: microUSB connector
Configuration1JTAG Interface
Connector: PCB Header
HSSIF2Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces
Comms2USB Ports
Comms2RS-232 and RS-485 Ports
Discrete Digital38LVCMOS 3.3V GPIO connections (VITA 46.9 X8d+X12d+X38s compatible pinout)
HSSIO8High-SPeed Serial Links


Software and Drivers - contact Alpha Data for further details

Ordering Code
ParametercodeParameter Description
Zynq devicez



blank = air cooled commercial,
/AC1 = air cooled industrial,
/CC1 = conduction cooled industrial

Conformal Coatinga

blank = no conformal coating,
A = Acrylic,
P = Polyurethane

XMC Connector Typet

blank = XMC (VITA 42) Connectors ,
/X2 = XMC2 (VITA 61) Connectors


Conformal coating not available with air cooled commercial option
Contact Sales for other ordering options

Contact sales for other ordering options


  • ADM-XRC-7Z1 Board
  • One Year Warranty
  • One Year Technical Support

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