MAX 10 FPGA Development Kit User Guide

ID 683460
Date 9/07/2017
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4.1. Board Overview

This topic provides a high-level list of the major components of the MAX® 10 FPGA development board.
Table 4.  MAX 10 FPGA Board Components
Board Reference Type Description
Featured Devices
U1 FPGA MAX MAX® 10 FPGA 10M50DAF484C6GES, 50K LEs, F484 package.
U13 CPLD MAX II EPM1270 256-MBGA, 2.5 V/3.3 V, VCCINT for On-Board USB- Blaster II.
U17 Power Regulator Enpirion® EN2342QI, PowerSoC voltage-mode synchronous step-down converter with integrated inductor.
U22, U23, U27 Power Regulator Enpirion EN6337QI, PowerSoC DC-DC step-down converters with integrated inductor.
U26 Power Regulator Enpirion EP5358LUI, 600 mA PowerSoC DC-DC step-down converters with integrated inductor.
U24, U25 Power Regulator Enpirion EP5358HUI, 600 mA PowerSoC DC-DC step-down converters with integrated inductor.
Configuration and Setup Elements
J12 On-Board (Embedded) USB-Blaster Blaster™ II Type-B USB connector for programming and debugging the FPGA.
J14 10-pin header Optional JTAG direct via 10-pin header for external download cables.
J20 2x10-pin header 16 dual-purpose ADC channels are connected to the 2x10 header.
SW2 DIP configuration and user switch SW2 Includes switches to control boot images, JTAG bypass and HSMC bypass.
J7 Jumper for the MAX 10 ADC Connects potentiometer for providing adjustable voltage to the ADC.
S5 Pulse_nconfig push button Emulates pulsing the nCONFIG pin low to trigger reconfiguration even though the physical pin is unaffected.
S6 CPU reset push button Default reset for the FPGA logic.
Status Elements
D1 Blue power LED Illuminates when 12-V power is present.
D2 Green high-speed mezzanine card (HSMC) LED Illuminates when the HSMC is present.
D13, D14 Green USB-UART LEDs Illuminates when the USB-UART transmitter and receiver are in use.
D20 Configuration done LED Illuminates when the FPGA is configured.
D21, D22, D23 Power LEDs Indicates that 3.3 V, 2.5 V, 1.2 V are powered up successfully.
Clock Circuitry
X1 Programmable Clock for ADC Programmable oscillator for ADC with default frequency of 10 MHz.
U2 Programmable Clock Four channel programmable oscillator with default frequencies of 25, 50, 100, 125 MHz.
General User Input/Output
S1, S2, S3, S4 General user push buttons Four user push buttons. Driven low when pressed.
D15, D16, D17, D18, D19 User LEDs Four user LEDs. Illuminates when driven low.
SW1, SW2.1 User DIP switches Quad user DIP switches.
Memory Devices
U5 DDR3 SDRAM A memory 64 Mx16.
U6 DDR3 SDRAM B memory 128 Mx8.
U7 Quad serial peripheral interface (quad SPI) flash 512 Mb.
Communication Ports
J2 HSMC port Provides 84 CMOS or 17 LVDS channels per HSMC specification.
U9, U10 Two Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Ethernet A (Bottom)
  • Ethernet B (Top)
RJ-45 connector which provides a 10/100/1000 Ethernet connection via a Marvell 88E1111 x 2 PHY and the FPGA-based Altera Triple Speed Ethernet MegaCore function in RGMII mode.
J4, J5 Two Diligent Pmod™ connectors 12-pin interface with 8 I/O signal pins used to connect low frequency, low I/O peripheral modules.
J11 Mini-USB 2.0 UART port USB connector with USB-to-UART bridge for serial UART interface
J12 Mini-USB port Embedded USB- Blaster II.
J18, J19 SMA inputs Two FPGA analog-to-digital converter (ADC).
J20 Header 2x10 ADC.
POT1 Potentiometer Input to ADC.
J1 SMA output External 16 bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) device.
Video and Display Ports
U8 HDMI video output 19-pin HDMI connector which provides a HDMI v1.4 video output of up to 1080p through an ADI (Analog Devices, Inc) PHY.
Power Supply
J15 DC input jack Accepts 12 V DC power supply.
SW3 Power switch Switch to power on or off the board when power is supplied from the DC input jack.

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