MediaLB Device Interface

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Features

  • MediaLB device interface
  • Based on the OS62400 MediaLB device interface macro from SMSC (Oasis)
  • MediaLB device physical and link layer requirements
  • Command and data transmission
  • Data reception and RxStatus response transmission
  • MediaLB lock detection
  • System channel command handling
  • 3-pin and 5-pin MediaLB device mode
  • Up to 15 channels: synchronous, asynchronous, isochronous, control
  • 124 bytes of data per frame
  • 256FS/512FS/1024FS
  • Parameterized
  • Avalon® interface for Nios® II processor

Block diagram

Figure 1 shows a block diagram of the function.

Figure 1. MediaLB Device Interface Block Diagram

Figure 1. IFI Media LB block diagram

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Description

  • Small but efficient MediaLB device interface
  • Easily integrated into Nios II systems using SOPC Builder
  • Avalon interface for Nios II processor
  • Royalty-free
  • OS81050 module available
  • Verified on Nios II development boards
  • Evaluation version available

Device utilization and performance

Table 1 lists the typical device utilization results for the megafunction.

Target Device

 

Utilization Parameter Setting
LEs
M4K Blocks I/O Pins
Cyclone® II ~1,500 5 11 2 Channels
~4,500 5 11 15 Channels
Cyclone III ~1,500 5 11 2 Channels
~4,500 5 11 15 Channels
Stratix® II ~1,500 5 11 2 Channels
~4,500 5 11 15 Channels
Stratix III ~1,500 5 11 2 Channels
~4,500 5 11 15 Channels

Contact information

For additional information, contact:

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