EXOSTIV for Intel FPGA – Technical Specifications

Devices & Platforms

Supported FPGA devices*

Intel Cyclone 10, Arria 10 and Stratix 10 SX / GX

Exostiv Probe connectivity

SFP/SFP+ and custom pinout (HDMI)

FMC, FMC+ and others with adapter

PC connectivity

USB 2.0 and 3.0

PC requirements

min. 8GB RAM available

OS Support

Windows, Linux and MacOS

Win 64 versions 7, 8.x, 10 and 11.

CentOS & RHEL 7.2 & 7.6

Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04 & 20.04

Debian 8, 9 & 10
Rocky 8



Probe memory

8 GB


SFP / SFP+, custom pinout (HDMI connector)

Number of transceivers

1 to 4

Max. data rate per channel

12.5 Gbps

Max. sampling rate in FPGA

390 MHz

Max. nr of observable nodes


Max. nr of capture units / clock domains


Max. nr of FPGA nodes per capture unit


Min. FPGA memory per capture unit

1 block RAM

Data Groups multiplexing

Up to 16 groups per capture unit

Triggering capabilities

Level or transition
AND, OR, range conditions

Data qualification

Concurrent triggering of 1 to 16 capture units.
Cross clock domain triggering
Trigger positioning
Trigger counter

Capture modes

Stream to probe or burst to probe

Synthesis / Implementation

Requires Quartus software version 17.1 to 21.1 Standard or 22.2 Pro

Manual RTL insertion

Data visualization

With MYRIAD waveform viewer

Data export

.vcd, .csv (text) and binary formats