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Microchip PolarFire SoC Icicle Kit

Organization: Microchip Technology

The PolarFire SoC Icicle Kit is a low-cost development platform that enables evaluation of the five-core Linux capable RISC-V microprocessor subsystem, innovative Linux, and real-time execution, low-power capabilities, and the rich set of peripherals of the PolarFire SoC FPGA. PolarFire SoC is ideally suited for secure, reliable and power-efficient compute across a wide range of applications including Imaging, AI/ML, Industrial automation, IoT, Wireline Access Networks, Aerospace, and Defense & Automotive. The Icicle kit features onboard memories (LPDDR4, SPI, and eMMC flash) to run Linux off-the-shelf; a multi-rail power sensor to monitor various power domains; PCIe root port, Raspberry pi, and mikroBUS expansion ports and a host of wired connectivity options for quick prototyping and fast time to market. Features: PolarFire SoC FPGA (MPFS250T-FCVG484EES) , SiFive E51 Monitor core (1 x RV64IMAC) , SiFive U54 Application cores (4 x RV64GC) and Secure boot. Memory and Storage: 2 GB LPDDR4 x 32, 1 Gb SPI flash, 8 GB eMMC flash & SD card slot (multiplexed).Programming & Debugging:Onboard JTAG connector or onboard embedded FlashPro (multiplexed), UART via micro USB, 52 x test points. Interfaces:4 x 12.7 Gbps SERDES, PCIe Gen2 Rootport, 2 x Gigabit Ethernet, Micro USB 2.0 Hi-Speed OTG , 4 x UART (via single micro USB) , 2 x CAN , 2 x SPI , 2 x I²C.


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