EKF - Short Profile
EKF - Short Profile

FPGA Based Universal Networking Platform • CompactPCI® Serial
10/20 Port 100BASE-T1 Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) IEEE 802.3bw
Automotive Ethernet • Industrial Ethernet



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SY7-CYCLONE • 10/20 x Single Pair Ethernet FPGA Based

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CompactPCI® Serial • FPGA Based Universal Networking Platform
10 Port 100BASE-T1 Single Pair Ethernet (SPE)

The SY7-CYCLONE is a CompactPCI® Serial peripheral board, equipped with a powerful FPGA, and front panel I/O connectors for 10 x 100BASE-T1 Single Pair Ethernet. With its PCI Express® x4 interface, the Cyclone®-V FPGA can be configured e.g. as Ethernet NIC, switch, router, or gateway. Industrial Ethernet real time protocols and custom specific applications may be integrated. SPE (Single Pair Ethernet) is a new standard for many automotive and industrial applications.

The 5CGXFC7C6F23I7N Cyclone®-V FPGA operates over the industrial temperature range and contains 150K logic elements, and also hard IPs for the PCI Express® controller. In addition to non-volatile I2C memory, 512MB DDR3L soldered RAM is wired on-board to the Cyclone-V FPGA. The SY7-CYCLONE is equipped with 100BASE-T1 PHYs designed for automotive robustness, supporting a cable length of at least 15m over a single unshielded twisted pair.

SY7-CYCLONE • FPGA Based Single Pair Ethernet

SY7-CYCLONE • FPGA Based Single Pair Ethernet

Feature Summary

  • PICMG® CompactPCI® Serial standard (CPCI-S.0) peripheral slot card
  • Single size Eurocard 3U 4HP 100x160mm2 (10 x 100BASE-T1 front ports)
  • Assembly of two boards 3U 8HP (20 x 100BASE-T1 front ports)
  • CompactPCI® Serial backplane connector P1 (peripheral slot PCIe® x4)

  • Intel® (Altera) 5CGXFC7C6F23I7N FPGA
  • Hard IP PCI Express® interface
  • Industrial temperature range -40°C to +85°C
  • Logic elements 150K
  • Adaptive logic modules (ALM) 56480
  • Register 225920
  • Variable-precision DSP blocks 156
  • 18 x 18 multiplier 312
  • Alternate scalable FPGA devices on request (C4, C5, C9)
  • FPGA mezzanine expansion connector for secondary SY7-CYCLONE board

  • 5 x Molex® Mini50 front panel connectors (4-pos., USCAR 050 approved)
  • Each connector used for two individual SPE Ethernet ports (pin 1-2, 3-4)
  • 10 x 100BASE-T1 Ethernet ports IEEE 802.3bw
  • 10 x NXP automotive Ethernet PHYs TJA1101
  • PHYs wired via RMII I/F to FPGA differential I/O
  • FPGA IP based Ethernet MACs (RMII)
  • Two boards can be stacked for 20 x 100BASE-T1 Ethernet ports in total

  • General industrial networking, FPGA programmable
  • Automotive test equipment
  • Transportation applications
  • Ethernet switch and/or Ethernet NIC functionality
  • Router, gateway, bridge, firewall, security, camera links
  • Real time applications
  • Edge computing, IIoT
  • Data acquisition, data concentrator, data accelerator
  • SPE as superior replacement for RS-485 and CAN

Programming Support
  • FPGA Reference design available (for Intel® Quartus® Prime design software)
  • Linux test tool available
  • Custom specific FPGA programming on request

Regulatory, Environment
  • Designed & manufactured in Germany
  • ISO 9001 certified quality management system
  • Long term availability
  • Rugged solution - coating, sealing, underfilling on request
  • RoHS compliant
  • Industrial operating temperature -40°C to +85°C
  • Storage temperature -40°C to +85°C, max. gradient 5°C/min
  • Humidity 5% ... 95% RH non condensing
  • Altitude -300m ... +3000m
  • Shock 15g 0.33ms, 6g 6ms
  • Vibration 1g 5-2000Hz
  • MTBF tbd years
  • EC Regulatory EN55022, EN55024, EN60950-1 (UL60950-1/IEC60950-1)

SY7-CYCLONE • Simplified Block Diagram

SY7-CYCLONE • Simplified Block Diagram
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