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Compatibility Between VisualApplets and Xilinx ISE / Xilinx Vivado#

Xilinx ISE#

Use VisualApplets and Xilinx ISE for the microEnable IV and Pixelplant platform (Xilinx Spartan3 series):


Xilinx ISE (as by 14.7) supports the following device families and their previous generations: Spartan-6, Virtex-6(*) and Coolrunner.

  • mE4VD1-CL/PoCL (Spartan3 XC3S1600e)
  • mE4VD4-CL/PoCL (Spartan3 XC3S4000)
  • mE4VQ4-GE/GPoE (Spartan3 XC3S4000)
  • Pixelplant px100 (Spartan3 XC3S1600e)
  • Pixelplant px200 /px200e (Spartan3 XC3S4000)

(*) Since ISE 11.5, Virtex-6 LX240T (-1C, -1I, -2C, -2I) is supported as well:

  • ironman mE5VD8-PoCL (Virtex6 XC6VLX240T)
  • ironman mE5VQ8-CXP6B/-CXP6D (Virtex6 XC6VLX240T)

Xilinx Vivado#

Use VisualApplets and Xilinx Vivado for the microEnable 5 ironman (Virtex6 series), microEnable 5 marathon (Kintex7 series), and the Lightbridge 2 platform (Kintex7 series):


Xilinx recommends the Vivado Design Suite for new design starts with Virtex-7, Kintex-7, Artix-7, and Zynq-7000.

  • ironman mE5VD8-PoCL (Virtex6 XC6VLX240T)
  • ironman mE5VQ8-CXP6B/-CXP6D (Virtex6 XC6VLX240T)
  • marathon mE5VCX-QP (Kintex7 XC7K160T)
  • marathon mE5VF2 (Kintex7 XC7K160T)
  • marathon mE5VCL (Kintex7 XC7K160T)
  • marathon mE5VCLx / deepVCL (Kintex7 XC7K410T)
  • Lightbridge 2 VCL (Kintex7 XC7K160T)

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