ADM-XRC-7Z4 - Radar/Sonar Beamforming



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

Board Features

  • Xilinx Zynq XC7Z045 FPGA
  • 1GB DDR3 (PS)
  • 512MB DDR3 (PL)
  • microSD Socket
  • Tri-Mode Ethernet IFs
  • USB 2.0 IFs
  • Dual-redundant MIL-STD-1553 Interface
  • 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-7Z4 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, optional dual-redundant MIL-STD-1553 Interface, GPIO, 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.
AC1Air Cooled Industrial-40°C+70°C-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 Zynq®

XC7Z045 - FFG900

FPGA Resources


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)
SDRAM11GB DDR3 (Connected to PS)
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

I/O Interfaces

Interface TypeQtyDescription
ON-BOARD I/O (On-board)
Comms1microUSB Interface
Connector: microUSB connector
Configuration1JTAG Interface
Connector: PCB Header
I/O (P6)
HSSIF2Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces - 2x SGMII
Comms2USB Ports
Comms2RS-232 and RS-485 Ports
Discrete Digital38LVCMOS 3.3V GPIO connections (VITA 46.9 X8d+X12d+X38s compatible pinout)
Comms2 MIL-STD-1553 Interfaces


Software and Drivers - contact Alpha Data for further details

Ordering Code
ParametercodeParameter Description

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

Conformal Coatinga

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

Contact sales for other ordering options

Sample Product Code:



  • ADM-XRC-7Z4 Board
  • One Year Warranty
  • One Year Technical Support

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