Microchip Technology PolarFire® Evaluation Kit

Microchip Technology PolarFire® Evaluation Kit provides high-performance evaluation for a broad class of applications like high-speed transceiver evaluation, 10Gb Ethernet, IEEE1588, JESD204B, SyncE, SATA, and more. The kit connections include a high pin count (HPC) FPGA mezzanine card (FMC), numerous SMAs, PCIe, dual Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, SFP+, and USB. A 300K logic element (LE) PolarFire® FPGA with DDR4, DDR3, and SPI-flash allow a broad class of high-performance designs to be developed.


  • 300K LE PolarFire® FPGA in an FCG1152 package (MPF300TS-1FCG1152EES)
  • 1x SFP+ cage
  • IEEE 1588 PLL
  • SMA connectors for testing of full-duplex 12.7 Gbps SerDes channel
  • 4GB DDR4 x32 and 2GB DDR3 x16
  • PCI Express (x4) edge connector
  • 2x RJ45 for 10/100/1000 Ethernet using SGMII on GPIO
  • Dual 10/100/1000BASE-T PHY (VSC8575)
  • SATA interface
  • Power management unit for 1.0V or 1.05V PolarFire® FPGA core voltage
  • USB to UART Interface
  • Embedded programming and debugging using SPI and JTAG
  • On-board power monitoring
  • 2x 1GB SPI flash memory

Kit Contents

  • PolarFire® Evaluation Kit Board with MPF300TS-1FCG1152I device
  • 12V Power Pack/AC adapter
  • USB 2.0 A male to mini-B
  • QuickStart card
  • 1-year Libero Gold software license 


Board Layout

Microchip Technology PolarFire® Evaluation Kit


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Published: 2017-03-02 | Updated: 2022-08-05