FPGA Module Delivers Front Panel API Via SuperSpeed USB 3.0

Opal Kelly has been delivering compact FPGA modules for quite awhile (see External FPGA Module Uses PCI Express Host Link). The XEM6310 series (Fig. 1) is their latest offering. The board sports a Xilinx Spartan 6 FPGA plus a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. The FPGA can be an XC6SLX45 (45K LUTs) or an XC6SLX150 (150K LUTs). The USB …