PHOENIX — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 16, 2014 — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC Mini-ITX motherboard. The first Zynq-based motherboard supporting PCIe Root Complex, this off-the-shelf board can be used for faster prototyping, saving significant time in the conception of high-performance, small form factor systems. The board features the two largest devices in the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC family, with peak performance targeted for more complex applications in the embedded processing market.
Available with the Zynq XC7Z045 or the XC7Z100 device in a small Mini-ITX form factor, the Zynq Mini-ITX motherboard meets highly demanding programmable systems integration requirements, while providing flexibility and customization through the HPC FMC expansion slot.
“Designed to the industry standard, the Zynq Mini-ITX motherboard packages all the necessary functions needed for an embedded processing system,” said Jim Beneke, vice president of global technical marketing for Avnet Electronics Marketing. “The kit targets a variety of applications from storage and servers, networking and communications, to embedded controllers and general-purpose prototyping. It offers a unique mix of user configurability, expandability and standard interfaces to help designers speed their time to market.”
The Zynq Mini-ITX motherboard includes:
- Zynq-7000 SoC XC7Z045 or XC7Z100 device
- 2GB DDR3 SDRAM
- PCIe Gen2 x16 Root Complex slot (x4 electrical)
- SATA-III interface (requires Programmable Logic IP – not included)
- SFP interface
- QSPI Flash memory
- HDMI interface
- LVDS touch panel interface
- Audio Codec
- 10/100/1000 Ethernet PHY
- USB 2.0 4-port hub
- MicroSD card interface
- USB-UART port
- System clock
The onboard SFP, 10/100/1000 Ethernet and USB 2.0 ports add networking capabilities, while the HPC FMC expansion slot offers versatile interface options.
A complete Zynq Mini-ITX board including a XC7Z045 device, Mini-Module Plus power module, and a 200W ATX power supply is available for order entry for $1,995.
About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 80 countries, distributing electronic components and embedded systems from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain, supply-chain and value-added integration services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com.
About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, memory products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
Avnet Electronics Marketing
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