UDP/IP Ethernet IP Core

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Solution Type: IP Core, Qsys Component

End Market: Broadcast, Computer & Storage, Consumer, Industrial, Medical, Military, Test & Measurement, Wireline

Evaluation Method: Source Code

Technology: Interface Protocols: Ethernet

Arria Series: Arria 10, Arria V, Arria 10 SoC, Arria V SoC

Cyclone Series: Cyclone IV, Cyclone V, Cyclone V SoC

Stratix Series: Stratix IV, Stratix V


Enclustra's UDP/IP Ethernet IP core easily enables FPGA-based subsystems to communicate with other subsystems via Ethernet, using the UDP protocol. The IP core is highly configurable and optimally implemented for the use in current Altera FPGAs and SoCs. It provides a simple to use interface to the user logic, and supports the common media independent interfaces MII, RMII, GMII and RGMII. With its 8-bit wide transmit and receive interfaces running at 125 MHz, the IP core is able to operate at full 1 Gbps wire speed. 100 Mbts and 10 Mbts operation is also supported.


    Device Utilization and Performance

    Cyclone IV, 1 UDP Interface, 2 receive buffer, 2000 byte payload: 3700 Logic Cells, 2700 Registers, 2200 LUT, 11 BRAM (M9k)

    Getting Started

    Enclustra offers a free evaluation license with a reference design and an evaluation kit to get started.

    IP Quality Metrics

    Year IP was first released2012
    Latest version of Quartus supported15.0
    Altera Customer Use
    IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customerY

    Customer deliverables include the following:

    • Design file (encrypted source code or post-synthesis netlist)
    • Simulation model for ModelSim Altera edition
    • Timing and/or layout constraints
    • Testbench or design example
    • Documentation with revision control
    • Readme file
    Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPN
    IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportN
    Source language
    Testbench languageVHDL
    Software drivers providedN
    Driver OS supportDriver independent
    User InterfaceOther: Stream / FIFO
    IP-XACT Metadata includedN
    Simulators supportedModelSim PE
    Hardware validated Y. Altera Board Name Enclustra Mercury CA1, Mercury+ PE1
    Industry standard compliance testing performed
    If No, is it planned?N
    IP has undergone interoperability testing
    Interoperability reports available  N

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