EXOSTIV for Intel FPGA – Technical Specifications

Devices & Platforms

Supported FPGA devices* Intel Cyclone 10, Arria 10 and Stratix 10 Quartus prime standard or Quartus prime pro version 17.1 to 19.3 is required.
EXOSTIV™ probe connectivity HDMI and SFP/SFP+ connector types With FMC adapter
PC connectivity USB 2.0 and above USB 3.0 recommended
PC requirements min. 1 GB RAM available
OS Support Windows, Linux and MacOS Win32/64*** version 7, 8.x, 10.
Linux version: CentOS 6.x**, RHEL 6.x**,
CentOS 7.x***, RHEL 7.x***,
Ubuntu from 16.04***,
Debian 8***,
* Other FPGA devices: contact us for roadmap.
** EXOSTIV Dashboard Core Inserter only.
*** EXOSTIV Dashboard Core Inserter and Analyzer.

Probes – Models & Availability

EXOSTIV™ Probe EP6000
6.6 Gbps max./channel
12.5 Gbps max./channel
1 channel Unavailable NOW
2 channels Unavailable NOW
4 channels Not recommended for new projects NOW


Probe memory 8 GB
Connectivity HDMI and SFP/SFP+ on all probes
Number of Gigabit Transceiver channels 1, 2 or 4
Max. data rate per channel 6.6 or 12.5 Gbps
Max. sampling speed in FPGA Only limited by target FPGA
Max. number of observable FPGA nodes 32,768
Max. number of capture units 16
Max. number of FPGA nodes per capture unit 2,048
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 (data filtering)
Sequential triggers in roadmap
Concurrent triggering of 1 to 16 capture units
Cross-clock domain triggering
Transitional storage
Trigger positioning
Capture modes Stream or burst to probe
Synthesis / Implementation of IP Requires Quartus software version 17.1 to 19.3
IP insertion level Manual RTL insertion
Data visualization With MYRIAD™ waveform viewer
Data export vcd, csv and binary formats