ADP Software Tools – µTCA Edition 6.5.0 

[Released 2014-07-18]

SPECIAL NOTE :

This version of the ADP Software Tools – uTCA Edition (6.5.0) supports the following systems:

  • PicoSDR
  • PicoDigitizer

and the following FMC modules:

  • ADC5000 (BSP/BSDK/MBDK)
  • ADAC250 (BSP/BSDK/MBDK)
  • Radio420x (BSP/BSDK/MBDK)
  • MI250 (BSP/BSDK/MBDK)
  • MI125 and MI125WB  (BSP/BSDK/MBDK)
  • LVDS-xIn-xOut (BSP/BSDK/MBDK)
  • QSFP, SFP 2x10GE (BSP)
  • SFP 2x10GE (BSP)

Support of the following versions of the Third Party tools:

FPGA Development (Windows 7 64-bit)
          BSDK users:
               ISE Design Suite [System Edition] 13.4
          MBDK users:
               Matlab R2011B
               ISE Design Suite [System Edition] 13.4
               System Generator for DSP 13.4

Host Development (Windows 7 64-bit)
          BSDK users:
               Visual Studio 2008 SP1
          MBDK users:
               Matlab R2011B

Host Development (Linux : Fedora 20 64-bit, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit)
          BSDK users:
               GCC
          GNU Radio users:
               v3.7.3

NEW in this release:

These are the main enhancements : (for more details, please refer to the Release Notes below)

  • The Perseus firmware can now be updated through the CLI
  • The flash memory of the Perseus can now store two different bitstreams
  • Support for the Mestor LVDS interface (BSP, BSDK and MBDK)
  • Support for the MI125WB (BSP, BSDK and MBDK)
  • Support for Gige and PCIe RTDEx streaming on the ADAC250 (BSDK and MBDK)
  • Modified RTDEx examples displaying statistics
  • Modified Record/Playback example with faster data retrieval and reduced risks of transfer errors

What do I need to know before proceeding with the installation ?

Version 6.5.0 of the µTCA edition of the ADP software tools:

Click here to download the ADP MicroTCA Overview.

Click here to download utca 6.5.0 release notes.

Upgrading from version 6.0.0 to version 6.5.0 of ADP Software Tools -uTCA edition:

Click here to download the procedure.

Upgrading from version 5.6.0 to version 6.x.x of ADP Software Tools -uTCA edition:

Click here to download the procedure.

Upgrading Vadatech VT856 firmware to support Ethernet flow-control (RTDEx streaming)

Click here to download the new firmware for Vadatech VT856 2-slot uTCA chassis.

Windows & Linux ADP Software Tools -uTCA edition- Software Downloads

1. Windows 7 – 64bits

  • FPGA development (BSDK, MBDK)
  • Host development & drivers (BSDK Gige, MBDK Host Co-Simulation)

Click here to download the software installation guide for Windows 7 64bits  .

Download the Win7 ADP -uTCA edition- installation software below:

        

Xilinx System Generator Known issue:

It is highly recommended to configure System Generator with administrator privileges (Start -> All Programs -> "Xilinx ISE Design Suite" ->  System Generator -> open System Generator as administrator using the right click) .

2. Linux Fedora 20 64 bits (x86 architecture)

Click here to download the software installation guide for Fedora 20 x86_x64.

Download the installation software below:

           

3. Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bits

Click here to download the software installation guide for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Download the Ubuntu installation software below:

           

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