Selecting the Hardware Target and Bitstream

RF Data Converter Interface User Guide (UG1309)

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If you have set up the cable for JTAG access, you can use the RF Analyzer start screen to configure and work with the hardware target. This is the same communication method that is used by the Vivado tools.

Figure 1. RF Analyzer Start Screen
  1. In the Connect to: dialog box, select the connection type as Local or Remote. Click Connect.
  2. In the Hardware dialog box, you can see the automatically detected cables and JTAG chain.
  3. In the Bitstream Path dialog box select the bitstream. A pre-built bitstream for each supported part is available in the install folder under \Protocol\RF_Analyzer\bitstreams\. These bitstreams provide the maximum RF configuration flexibility. You can also use your own bitstream by customizing and generating the RF DC IP in the Vivado® Design Suite (see the Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC RF Data Converter LogiCORE IP Product Guide (PG269) for information on generating the RF Data Converter IP core).

    After the bitstream download is complete, select MicroBlaze™ as the target. The RF Analyzer sets up a connection with the Zynq® UltraScale+™ RFSoC, and refreshes the status of the GUI. The following overview page shows up if there are no errors. Device information and the green communication OK bulb appears on the status bar at the bottom of the overview page. The active RF-ADC or RF-DAC tiles might be different based on your actual hardware configuration.