I/O Interface Overview

Versal ACAP Technical Reference Manual (AM011)

Document ID
Release Date
1.4 English

Master Mode SCLK

In master mode, the interface is clocked by the controller-generated SCLK that is derived from the SPIx_REF_CLK using the baud rate divider. The divider is programmed using the Config [BAUD_RATE_DIV] bit field. The range of the baud rate divider is from a minimum of 4 to a maximum of 256 in binary steps (i.e., divide by 4, 8, 16, 32,... 256).

Master Mode Clock Requirement

The external device must synchronously drive the signal inputs to the SCLK output clock. The clock frequency specifications are defined in References.

Slave Mode SCLK

In slave mode, the external device generates the SCLK. The controller samples the input signals and drives the MISO signal using the SCLK from the attached master. The input signals are synchronized to the SPIx_REF_CLK and then interpreted by the protocol controller.