ADM-XRC-9R1 - RF Signal Sampling/Generation

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ADM-XRC-9R1 Documents

Datasheet (pdf)


  • RF Signal Sampling/Generation
  • Radar
  • Beamforming
  • MIMO (5G) communications transmission and reception
  • Signal Detection/Jamming

Board Features

  • Zynq Ultrascale+ FPGA
  • On-board microcontroller accessible via USB, provides
  • power rail monitoring
  • temperature Monitoring
  • clock programming

FPGA Features (Hard IP)

  • 4x ARM® Cortex™-A53 MPCore™ up to 1.5GHz
  • 2x ARM® Cortex™-R5 MPCore™ up to 533MHz
  • 8x 12 bit 4/5 GSPS RF-ADC
  • 8x 14 bit 6.5/10 GSPS RF_DAC
  • 8x SD-FEC cores (ZU28/ZU48 only)
  • 1x PCIe Gen3x8 in Fabric
  • 1x PCIe Gen2x4 to ARM PS
  • 4272x DSP Slices


The ADM-XRC-9R1 is a high performance System On Module (SOM) based on the Xilinx Zynq Ultrascale+ RFSoC, which combines FPGA Fabric, ADC and DAC interfaces and ARM CPU cores in a single low-power device.

The module is provided in rugged XMC format and is available in Industrial temperature grades with Air- or Conduction Cooling.

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 (Humiseal 1B31)

Polyurethane (Conathane CE-1155)

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

PS - PCI Express® Gen2 x4 (P5). PL - PCI Express® Gen3 x8 or 10 Gigabit Ethernet (P6)

Target FPGA Device

Zynq® Ultrascale+

XCZU27DR-2 XCZU28DR-2 XCZU47DR-2 XCZU48DR-2 - FFVE1156 or FSVE1156

FPGA Resources

Chosen DeviceLogic CellsDSPsBRAMURAM

FPGA Hard IP Cores

  • 4x ARM® Cortex™-A53 MPCore™ up to 1.5GHz
  • 2x ARM® Cortex™-R5 MPCore™ up to 533MHz
  • 8x 12 bit 4/5 GSPS RF-ADC
  • 8x 14 bit 6.5/10 GSPS RF_DAC
  • 8x SD-FEC cores (ZU28/ZU48 only)
  • 1x PCIe Gen3x8 in Fabric
  • 1x PCIe Gen2x4 to ARM PS
  • 4272x DSP Slices

On Board Memory

Memory TypeNo. BanksMemory Size (per bank)
SDRAM116Gb DDR3 2GB @ 32bits wide (Connected to PS)
SDRAM28Gb DDR3 1GB @ 16bits wide (Connected to PL)
microSD1SD Card specific SDC (Connected to Ps)

Target FPGA Configuration

  • PS - Configured via QSPI or uSD

FPGA Configuration Flash

Flash TypeFlash SizeDescription

On-board Clock Specifications

  • 250MHz Reference Clock- HSSIO MGTs
  • Programmable Clock (150MHz default)
  • 300MHz Reference Clock (DDR4)
  • 300MHz Fabric Clock
  • 25MHz Reference Clock (Ethernet)
  • 50MHz Reference Clock (PS Core)
  • External Analog Reference Clock (from XMM)

I/O Interfaces

Interface TypeQtyDescription
I/O: Front I/O
High-Frequency Analogue Inputs812-bit 4/5GSPS RF-ADC
High-Frequency Analogue Outputs814-bit 6.5/10GSPS RF-DAC
High-Frequency Analogue Outputs8Reference Clocks
Low-Speed Digital IO32GPIO (32 single ended or 16 differential pairs)
I/O: P4
High-Speed Serial IO21 Gigabit Ethernet
Low-Speed Serial IO2USB Interfaces
Low-Speed Serial IO2Serial Comms Ports
I/O: P6
High-Speed Serial IO8HSSIO Links - 10G Ethernet or PCI Express Gen3 x8
I/O: Onboard USB connector
Onboard USB Comms1USB Interface


ARM centric Targeted Reference Design and Board Support Package. Gen3x8 example P6 PCIe reference design compatible with the ADXDMA driver and API for Windows and Linux.

Ordering Code
ParametercodeParameter Description

/Z27 = XCZU27DR-2,
/Z28 = XCZU28DR-2,
/Z47 = XCZU47DR-2,
/Z48 = XCZU48DR-2


/AC1 = Air Cooled Industrial,
/CC1 = Conduction Cooled Industrial

Conformal Coatinga

blank = No Coating,
A = Acrylic coating (Humiseal 1B31),
P = Polyurethane (Conathane CE-1155)


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  • ADM-XRC-9R1 Board
  • One Year Warranty
  • One Year Technical Support

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