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xilinx zynq 7000 chip XC7Z020-CLG484

512MB DDR 3

256 Mb Quad-SPI Flash

sd card

10/100/1000 Ethernet 2x usb 2 OTG, 2x can 2.0B, 2x I2C, 2x SPI, 4x 32b gpio

Zynq Z-7020

Dual Arm Cortex A9MP hard cores at up to 667MHz with Neon FPU

Artix 7 fpga 85k logic cells with 140 36kb block ram blocks , 220 dsp slices ans 2x 12bit adcs (up to 17 differential inputs)


The zedboard Board is a single-board computer based on Xilinx's Zynq device family. It uses a Xilinx Zynq Z-7020 Zynq device (dual core ARM Cortex-A9 cores ~800MHz paired with a xilinx Artix 7 fpga). See Zynq features for more processor features. [Price is USD 299 academic , USD 395 commerical ].



Quick start

Getting started guide

Hardware Guide

zedboard documentation page


Chip data sheets


Zynq 7000 Overview

Zynq 7000 DC and AC switching characteristis


The board clock is 100MHz into the Programmable logic

The clock can be up or down converted using the Clock modules in the programmable logic.

clocking user guide for the 7-series devices

Expansion Connectors

FMC lpc

five pmod connectors 2x6(2x four signal + vcc & gnd)

pmod expansion boards available from,401&Cat=9

Agile Mixed Signaling (AMS) header - ADC/DAC

Power management


HDMI 1080p

8bit VGA

on board 128 by 32 oled

HDMI Display Reference Design

From ADI

Hardware Availability

Academic availability from Digilentinc and distributors

Commercial and others from avnet

Software Availability download ISE 14.2 webpack edition

Board definition file

Master constraints file


Expansion boards

pmod boards from digilentinc or fmc cards (lpc)

There is an eaglecad library in the zedboard forums for the connectors.


on board usb jtag onboard header for jtag



User button

Two user push buttons , 5 push buttons in a direction pad arrangement, 8 switches , a program button and a reset

Operating systems


ARM Linux supported by the Xilinx Embedded Development Kit or

GNU compiler gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi

Possibly supported by yocto - not tested

Building Linux

Xilinx wiki

Canbus not supported under linux ?

Setting up development environment

Under ubuntu

Oled display under linux


Commercial port available ??? for other Zynq board

no community projects ??

Bare to the metal

Supported by xilinx tools (GNU compiler)

see section 2.1.3 Hello World

SD boot

sd card for booting linux or android




Hello World

Custom Peripheral - Bare Metal

Xilinx Tutorials

Software Installation


14.2 Tutorials



Xilinx User guides (chip)

All Zynq documentation

Zynq User guides

Zynq TRM

Zynq software developer guide

Zynq errata

Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Zynq-7000 Devices


Xilinx youtube channel

Zynq videos