The ADM-XRC-7Z2 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.


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

Board Features

512MB 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

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


Board Format

XMC (Switched Mezzanine Card, VITA 42)

Environmental Specifications

Temperature Limits
Operating Temperature RangeStorage Temperature Range
AC1Air Cooled Industrial-40°C+70°C-55°C+100°C
CC1Conduction Cooled Industrial-40°C+70°C-55°C+100°C

Operating Humidity Range:
Up to 95% (non-condensing)

FCC 47CFR Part 2
EN55022:2010 Equipment ClassB

Host I/F

Ethernet, PCI Express or USB

Target Device

Xilinx Zynq®
XC7Z045 (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)
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 Size

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: microSB connector
Configuration1JTAG Interface
Connector: PCB Header
I/O (P6)
HSSIF2Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces - 1xMDI & 1x 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

Ordering Information

Ordering Code


ParameterCodeParameter Description
Coolingc/AC1 = air cooled industrial,
/CC1 = conduction cooled industrial
Conformal Coatingablank = no conformal coating,
A = Acrylic,
P = Polyurethane

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Reference Designs (RD-7Z2)

The RD-7Z2 contains a suite of Vivado and xSDK reference designs demonstrating how to use the board, in an embedded ARM CPU standalone configuration.

An ARM CPU centric Targetted Reference Design is the primary example.

Download Reference Designs [Locked]


ADM-XRC-7Z2 Board
One Year Warranty
One Year Technical Support


Please contact Alpha Data for full details on the available support packages for the ADM-XRC-7Z2.

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