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Please refer to [http://www.myirtech.com/faq.asp?selectm=class&anclassid=16&nclassid=61 FAQ column] on MYIR's website.
Please refer to [http://www.myirtech.com/faq.asp?selectm=class&anclassid=16&nclassid=61 FAQ column] on MYIR's website.
='''Projects or description based on Z-turn Board'''=
The following are descriptions, photos or videos featuring Z-turn Board . Feel free to add your own!
[[File:Project featuring Z-turn board.jpg|thumbnail|Project featuring Z-turn board on habrahabr.ru]]
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[[File:Z-turn board description on youtube.jpg|thumbnail|Z-turn board description on youtube]]
[[File:Zturn board.jpg|thumbnail| Demo]]
| [[File:Project featuring Z-turn board.jpg|360px|Project featuring Z-turn board]]
[[File:Using Z-turn board for wind speed and direction measurement.png|thumbnail| Using Z-turn board for wind speed and direction measurement]]
If you want to find out more information about this project, please go to [https://habrahabr.ru/post/323224/ habrahabr.ru]
||[[File:Using Z-turn board for wind speed and direction measurement.png|360px|Using Z-turn board for wind speed and direction measurement]]
*[https://habrahabr.ru/post/323224/ Project featuring Z-turn board on habrahabr.ru]
[https://community.arm.com/b/57c88fc07d584a938c8fedbd56d2fd1e/posts/z-turn-board-for-wind-speed-and-direction-measurement This is the project using Z-turn board for wind speed and direction measurement]
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fziE-x2TC0&t=7s Video display by Mr Derek Dickerson on youtube]
|| [[File:Z-turn board description on youtube.jpg|360px|Z-turn board description on youtube]]
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRB3VDAsM-0 Video display by quercus491 on youtube]
Someone put it on the [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fziE-x2TC0&t=7s youtube], go and discover its potential
*[https://youtu.be/VDYoweTZtfU Video display by FPGA Developer on youtube]
*[http://www.myirtech.com/download/Zynq7000/Z-turnBoard.pdf Z-turn Board overview]
| [[File:Zturn board.jpg|360px|Zturn]]
*[http://www.myirtech.com/download/Zynq7000/Z-turn_Board_Quick_Start_Guide.pdf Z-turn Board Quick Start Guide]
*[http://www.myirtech.com/download/Zynq7000/Z-TURN_SCH_V4_20150326.pdf Z-turn Board Schematic]
*[http://www.myirtech.com/download/Zynq7000/A_Hello_World_tutorial_for_Z-turn_Board.pdf A Hello World tutorial for Z-turn board]
*[https://forums.xilinx.com/t5/Xcell-Daily-Blog/Low-cost-99-Zynq-based-Z-turn-board-measures-63x102mm-bristles/ba-p/.WG24MUkH9_U.twitter Low-cost, $99 Zynq-based Z-turn board measures 63x102mm, bristles with peripherals including HDMI, Ethernet, USB]
*[https://community.arm.com/b/57c88fc07d584a938c8fedbd56d2fd1e/posts/z-turn-board-for-wind-speed-and-direction-measurement%20 Using Z-turn board for wind speed and direction measurement]
[[category:zynq]] [[Category:Development Boards]]
[[category:zynq]] [[Category:Development Boards]]

Latest revision as of 00:40, 6 December 2017


The Z-turn Board is designed by MYIR Tech Limited. It is a low-cost and high-performance Single Board Computer (SBC) built around the Xilinx Zynq-7010 (XC7Z010-1CLG400C) or Zynq-7020 (XC7Z020-1CLG400C) All Programmable System-on-Chip (SoC) which is among the Xilinx Zynq-7000 family, featuring integrated dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor with Xilinx 7-series Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) logic. The board is capable of running Linux and excellent for evaluating and prototyping for Zynq-7000 SoC.


Hardware Features

Mechanical Parameters

  • Dimensions: 63mm x 102mm x 1.6mm (8-layer PCB design)
  • Power supply: USB power supply or DC 5V/2A
  • Working Temp.: 0~70°C


  • Xilinx XC7Z010-1CLG400C (Zynq-7010) or XC7Z020-1CLG400C (Zynq-7020) SoC

- 667MHz ARM® dual-core Cortex™-A9 MPCore processor (up to 866MHz)
- Integrated Artix-7 class FPGA subsystem
with 28K logic cells, 17,600 LUTs, 80 DSP slices (for XC7Z010)
with 85K logic cells, 53,200 LUTs, 220 DSP slices (for XC7Z020)
- NEON™ & Single / Double Precision Floating Point for each processor
- Supports a Variety of Static and Dynamic Memory Interfaces

Memory and Storage

  • 1GB DDR3 SDRAM (2 x 512MB, 32-bit)
  • 16MB QSPI Flash
  • TF card interface


  • 1 x 10/100/1000M Ethernet
  • 1 x CAN
  • 1 x Mini USB2.0 OTG
  • 1 x USB-UART debug interface
  • 1 x 2.54mm pitch 14-pin JTAG interface



  • 1 x HDMI (supports 1080p resolution)

User I/O

Brought out via two 1.27mm pitch 80-pin SMT female connectors

  • 90/106 user I/O (7010/7020)
  • Configurable as up to 39 LVDS pairs I/O


  • Onboard three-axis acceleration sensor and temperature sensor
  • 2 x Buttons (1x Reset, 1 x User)
  • 4-channel toggle switch
  • 5 x LEDs (3 x User LEDs, 1 x Power indicator, 1 RGB LED)
  • 1 x Buzzer

Target Applications

  • Evaluation and Prototyping for Zynq-7000 AP SoC
  • Industrial Automation
  • Test & measurement
  • Medical Equipment
  • Intelligent Video Surveillance
  • Aerospace and military

Software Features

Item Features Description Remark
Cross compiler gcc 4.6.1 gcc version 4.6.1 (Sourcery CodeBench Lite 2011.09-50)
Boot program BOOT.BIN First boot program including FSBL, bitstream and u-boot Source code provided
Linux Kernel Linux 3.15.0 Customized kernel for Z-turn Board Source code provided
Drivers Drivers USB OTG, Ethernet, MMC/SD/TF, CAN, XYLON LCD, HDMI, Button, UART, LED, GPIO, Buzzer, G-sensor, Temperature Sensor Source code provided
File System Ramdisk Ramdisk system image
File System Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 Tar file and TF card image file

Function Block Diagram


Dimension Chart


Z-turn IO Cape

Z-turn IO Cape.jpegZ-turnIOCAP02.jpg


The Z-turn IO Cape is an IO extension board designed specially for the Z-turn Board. User can bring out many peripherals and signals like ADC, GPIO, LCD and camera interfaces to explore more functions from the Z-turn Board.


Dimensions: 102mm x 88mm
Power input: 5V/1A, 3.3V/1A
PS IO: 3.3V
PL IO: 3.3V
ADC input: 0~1.8V
I/O: I/O Function, reused with LCD pins, it can be used as GPIO if don't use LCD
LCD/Touch screen: Can connect with MYIR's 4.3-inch and 7-inch LCD Modules
Camera: J2 interface
Pmod: 3 x Pmod interfaces, can be used for connecting with some common Pmod modules
ADC: 1 x ADC (can be differential signals), extended 4 IOs of PS unit



Please refer to FAQ column on MYIR's website.


Project featuring Z-turn board on habrahabr.ru
Z-turn board description on youtube
Using Z-turn board for wind speed and direction measurement