EXOSTIV for Xilinx FPGA – Technical Specifications

    Devices & Platforms

    Supported FPGA devices* Xilinx Artix-7, Kintex-7, Virtex-7, Zynq,
    Ultrascale, Ultrascale+ devices
    Xilinx Vivado version from
    2015.4 to 2021.1 is required.
    EXOSTIV™ probe connectivity HDMI (custom pinout) and SFP/SFP+ connector types FMC connector type with 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 Win64 version 7, 8.x, 10.
    Linux version: CentOS 6.x, RHEL 6.x,
    CentOS 7.x, RHEL 7.x,
    Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04
    Debian 8, 9,
    * Other FPGA devices: contact us for roadmap.


    Device family Supported Beta In roadmap
    Virtex-7 GTX / GTH
    Kintex-7 GTX
    Artix-7 GTP
    Zynq-7000 GTX
    Virtex Ultrascale GTH / GTY
    Kintex Ultrascale GTH
    Virtex Ultrascale+ GTH / GTY
    Kintex Ultrascale+ GTH / GTY
    Zynq Ultrascale+ GTH / GTY

    Probes – Models & Availability

    Up to 26.4 Gbps (6.6 Gbps x 4)
    Up to 50 Gbps (12.5 Gbps x 4)
    Unavailable 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 12.5 Gbps
    Max. sampling speed in FPGA 390 MHz
    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)
    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 Xilinx Vivado version 2015.4 to 2021.1
    IP insertion level After synthesis (at netlist level)
    Manual RTL insertion
    Data visualization With MYRIAD™ waveform viewer
    Data export vcd, csv and binary formats