The power to the Intel Agilex® 7 FPGA F-Series Development Kit is provided from the PCIe slot (up to 75 W) and a secondary Auxiliary 2x4 PCIe power connector capable of an additional 150 W. The development kit does not power up until both the +12 V rails from the PCIe slot and the secondary auxiliary PCIe power connector are detected.
The development kit can also operate as a stand-alone bench top board for laboratory evaluation when an external 12 V power supply is connected to its 2x4 PCIe power connector. In this mode, the external supply will supply the total 240 W power for both the VCC core and other power rails on the board. An on-board slide switch is used to start the power for stand-alone mode.
A Intel® MAX® 10 power sequencer is used to manage the Power-Up sequencing needed to meet the Intel Agilex® 7 FPGA Power Sequencing requirements. No Power-down sequencing is required on the Intel Agilex® 7 FPGA.