PCI-104 Virtex-5 32-bit, 33MHz FPGA Development Board



  • Designed using Xilinx's multi-platform Virtex-5 FPGA
  • PCI-104 form factor, 32-Bit/33MHz
  • 8MB Flash for embedded code storage, 128MB DDR2-400 memory
  • 2 x 10/100 Ethernet with modular jacks
  • 2 x RS-485 serial interface
  • GPIO - 64 single ended/32 LVDS pairs
  • PowerPC 440 embedded processor option


FreeForm/PCI-104 is a flexible embedded computing module that combines a user programmable FPGA with a 32-Bit, 33MHz PCI-104 interface. The advantages of PCI-104’s high bandwidth along with the versatile FPGA architecture allows users to create a high speed data interface and control solution that is uniquely suited to each individual application.
Based on the Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA, Connect Tech’s FreeForm/PCI-104 is highly versatile and provides a powerful platform for system development. Ideal for real-time data acquisition, high performance signal processing, avionics, autonomous vehicles and software defined radio, FreeForm/PCI-104 is perfect for embedded system designs when used along with an embedded host processor.


Programmable FPGA Xilinx multi-platform Virtex-5 (LXT or FXT)
Input Clock 100 MHz
Memory 8MB Flash, 128MB DDR2-400
User I/O 64 single ended signals or 32 LVDS pairs
Serial 2 x RS-485
Ethernet 2 x 10Base-T, 100Base-TX
Form Factor PCI-104
Temperature Industrial Temperature: -40º C to 85º C (-40º F to 185º F) Humidity: 95% non-condensing
Software Support Embedded Software Support: QNXHost System Software Support: QNX, Windows, Linux
Power Requirements 5 V DC (+/- 5%)Note - power requirements may vary by application
Dimensions PCI-104 1.0 compliantLength: 3.775” x Width: 3.575” x Height: 0.535”
Connectors Two RJ-45 modular jacks (Ethernet)Two 2x5 0.100” headers (serial)One 2x40 0.050 x 0.100” header (general I/O)One 1x6 0.100” header (flash programming)
Warranty and Support Lifetime warranty and free technical support


Part Number: Description
FCG001 LVDS, 2.5V CMOS Single ended
FCG002 3.3V CMOS Single ended
FCG003 LVDS, 2.5V CMOS Single ended
FCG004 3.3V CMOS Single ended
FCG005 LVDS, 2.5V CMOS Single ended
FCG006 3.3V CMOS Single ended


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