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Option 1: Use Trenz Electronic Reference Design with local board part file

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Note

Trenz Electronic will provide board part files for new assembly variants at first with the latest reference designs version.

  • Since 2018.3 special "Module Selection Guide" is included into "_create_win_setup.cmd" and "_create_linux_setup.sh"
  • These board part file will be set for the local project, if the project is generated with the provided scripts from the project delivery. More information on: Project Delivery - Xilinx devices
  • A overview page of the latest reference designs and links to the documentation and downloads are available on: TE Reference Designs Overview#Overview
  1. Download the reference design from the corresponding download area of the Trenz Electronic Product
  2. Since 2018.3 special "Module Selection Guide" is included into "_create_win_setup.cmd" and "_create_linux_setup.sh"
  3. Unzip download (use short directory name)
  4. Execute "_create_win_setup.cmd" or "_create_linux_setup.sh" (depending on the used OS)
  5. Follow instruction on the console window
    1. (optional) Select Vivado Installation path and Version (will be possible in the expected version wasn't found on Xilinx installation path)
    2. Console will show a list of available assembly versions (board files) for the reference design:
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    3. Select ID number to select the board or use filter function to reduce the table with one of the other categories from the table header
    4. Verify selection and create project

Option 2: Xilinx Git Hub for Vivado

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Note

Board Files for Trenz Electronic Modules will be available on Xilinx Git Hub store for Vivado

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2020.1 and newer

Trenz Electronic will update board files which are available  the Github regularly, but latest board part files tested with the corresponding Vivado version will be still  delivered first with the reference designs.

Xilinx Git Hub Link: https://github.com/Xilinx/XilinxBoardStore

  1. Open Vivado
  2. Select download path for Git Hub Store (got to Tools → Settings):

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  3. Open XHub Store and select "Boards" Tab
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  4. Go to the device category of your Trenz Electronic SoC/FPGA Module, select the device and press Download ButtonImage Added
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  5. Installed Board files will be marked with the green check mark.

Option 3: Install into a User Repository

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The options should appear as shown.

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For more information about this capability, please refer to the following Quick Take video.

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