Mercury+ SA2 - Cyclone V SoC Module -

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Board Category: Production Ready Board, Daughter Card

Components & Interface: Expansion: FMC, Generic, SPF Cage; Industry Standard: Ethernet, PCIE Edge, USB Device; Video: Camera, DVI Input, DVI Output, SDI

End Market: Automotive, Broadcast, Computer & Storage, Consumer, Industrial, Medical, Military, Test & Measurement, Wireless, Wireline

Technology: Embedded Design

Cyclone Series: Cyclone® V: Cyclone® V ST

Board Feature: General User IO: LED, Push Button


The Enclustra Mercury+ SA2 Intel® FPGA Cyclone® V SoC module combines an ARM* dual-core Cortex A9 processor with a fast 28 nm FPGA fabric, all in a package measuring just 74 x 54 mm. The module's 258 user I/Os, 2 GByte DDR3L SDRAM and 64 MByte quad SPI flash combine to form a truly high-performance processing unit. A myriad of interfacing options are also available: 9 MGTs with a data transfer rate of up to 6 Gbps, PCIe Gen1/Gen2 x4, Gigabit Ethernet, dual Fast Ethernet, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. As well as having long-term availability, the SA2 is also available in industrial temperature grade, and needs just a single 5-15 V supply for operation. Starter kits are available for all variants, so you can dive right in.Enclustra also offers a comprehensive ecosystem for the SA2, offering all required hardware, software and support materials. The Mercury+ PE1 base board is a complete development platform for the SA2; detailed documentation and reference designs make it easy to get started, in addition to the user manual, free schematics, a 3D-model, PCB footprint and differential I/O length tables. To get Linux up and running in minutes, Enclustra offers the Enclustra Build Environment; Linux can be complied for the Mercury+ SA2 with a few clicks, generating the required U-Boot, Linux and BusyBox-based root file system binaries.Further expansion options are provided by the LPC/HPC FMC connectors on the PE1 base board, compatible with a huge range of add-on boards from many manufacturers - ADCs, DACs, motor control cards and RF links are just a small selection of possibilities.

Order Information

Ordering Code
ME-SA2-D6-7I-D11$409Buy Now

Development Kit Hardware Contents

  • Mercury+ PE1-300 or PE1-400 base board
  • Power supply
  • USB cable

Development Kit Software Contents

  • Reference design (VHDL) with user manual
  • Linux Board Support Package (BSP): Compile Linux with the Enclustra Build Environment with a few clicks

Support Document

File Name
doc-us-dsnbk-8-3805132903620-mercury-sa2-user-manual-v05.pdfMercury SA2 User Manual05

Board Quality Metrics

Latest version of Quartus supported 17.1
Required Collateral Available
User Guide Y
Board Schematics Y
Reliability / Quality Assurance

Defects per Million Opportunities (DPMO)

Parts per Million (PPM)
Board Policy
Return Material Authorization (RMA) Policy See
RoHS Compliant Y
CE Compliant N. Needs to be tested by customer in the end system.
Conflict Mineral Policy Compliant
Test Plan Summary

Reference Design, Module Configuration Tool (MCT)

Additional Compliance
REACH compliant

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