Cobham Gaisler AB provides IP cores and supporting development tools for embedded processors based on the SPARC architecture. We specialize in digital hardware design for both commercial and aerospace applications

GR-XCKU Development Board



  • Xilinx XCKU060, in 1156 pin BGA package
  • Memory
  • SDRAM, 40 bit wide,(3 x ISSI IS42VM16320E, 512M, 1.8V, 133MHz 32Mx16)
  • SRAM, 40 bit wide (3 x Cypress CY62187EV30, 4Mx16)
  • Parallel Boot flash, 40 bit wide (3 x Micron SST38VF6401, 64Mx16)
  • Power, Reset, Clock and Auxiliary circuits
  • Three FMC Mezzanine expansion connectors
  • Interface circuits required for the interface features listed below


The interface connectors on the Front edge of the board provide:

  • 4 port SPW interface (4 x MDM9S)
  • Two CAN bus interfaces
  • Three UART style RS232 interfaces


The interface connectors on the Back edge of the board provide:

  • Input power connector: +12V nom.
  • Reset and FPGA Configuration push-buttons
  • SMB connector for External clock input
  • LED indicator for +12V power


Additionally, on-board headers and components provide access to the following functio