Evaluation Platform Enables Prototyping
Tundra Semiconductor’s Tsi620™ multi-standard RapidIO® evaluation platform enables prototyping using Texas Instruments’ TMS320TCI6487 multi-core 3-GHz DSP and Altera’s Stratix® III FPGA. The component offers communication with PCI-enabled microprocessors through a PMC connector, hardware bridging and leverage over XGMII. The platform includes a Tsi620 multi-protocol switch, antenna interface to FPGA and DSP, RapidIO x4 to backplane and AMC finger connector with extendable DSP cluster, RapidIO 2x1 from Tsi620 to TCI6487 and Ethernet connectivity to FPGA and DSP through RJ45 connectors. The product comes standalone or in a MicroTCA chassis.