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Observer
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Registered: ‎07-12-2013

UHD-SDI in Kintex 7

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Hi all,

 

I'm trying to integrated the UHD-SDI LogiCore IP in Kintex 7 with 12GBit. According to XAPP1249 I created the GTX Wizard and the UHD-SDI wrapper but I can't find the files described in XAPP1249 (<component_name>_gt.v, <component_name>_cpll_railing.v, <component_name>_common.v and the SDI wrapper x7gtx_uhdsi_12g_8s_wrapper). I use Vivado 2015.1 and 2016.2. Where can I find these files and how do I implent these cores?

 

How can I create the video sync signals? It look likes that I have to do this in my own code.

 

Thank you for your help.

 

BR

 

martin

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Re: UHD-SDI in Kintex 7

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Hi Martin,

 

There is no problem with the cores. In fact, they were in the tools a while ago (up until sometime in 2013 or so, if I recall). It was just decided to head in a different direction for this but the cores were popular enough that we still wanted to make them available.

 

I have used them myself and have seen lots of customers using them, so I know they work well.

 

That said, I've only seen them used with 3G SDI. Not sure if the UHD core will bolt up directly to it for all formats.

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Re: UHD-SDI in Kintex 7

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Hi Martin @msau,

 

The files you are looking for are in the Design Files folder (you can download this from the Xilinx website: link).

xapp1249.PNG

 

In these files, you should find an example about how to drive the the video sync signal.

 

Regards,

 

Florent


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Re: UHD-SDI in Kintex 7

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Hi Florent,

 

thank you for your fast answer. I found the files but I can't find any module which extracts the video sync (hsync, vsync, de) from the Rx Data. I need only the receiver module.

 

br

 

martin

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Re: UHD-SDI in Kintex 7

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Hi Martin,

You're looking for these:
http://www.xilinx.com/products/intellectual-property/sdi_video_bridge.html

Otherwise, you have to extract syncs/blanks from the SDI core's interface.
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Re: UHD-SDI in Kintex 7

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Hi,

 

what is the problem with the core? Why it is downloadable?

 

br

 

martin sauer

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Re: UHD-SDI in Kintex 7

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Hi Martin,

 

There is no problem with the cores. In fact, they were in the tools a while ago (up until sometime in 2013 or so, if I recall). It was just decided to head in a different direction for this but the cores were popular enough that we still wanted to make them available.

 

I have used them myself and have seen lots of customers using them, so I know they work well.

 

That said, I've only seen them used with 3G SDI. Not sure if the UHD core will bolt up directly to it for all formats.

www.xilinx.com

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