IEEE1588 Protocol Stack Package

Block Diagram

Solution Type: IP Core

End Market: Broadcast, Industrial

Evaluation Method: OpenCore Plus

Technology: Interface Protocols: Communications

Cyclone Series: Cyclone IV, Cyclone V


Supported Device Family: 

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IEEE1588 Protocol Stack Package complies with IEEE1588 standard and achieves high precision time synchronization with accuracy of 100 nanoseconds or lower. In addition to IEEE1588-2008 compliance, this package is also compliant with SMPTE2059 which is a profile for broadcast equipment. IEEE1588 is a standard for time synchronization scheme between network-connected devices.


    Device Utilization and Performance

    Device Utilization Cyclone V implementation: ALMs (1271.2), DSP Blocks (22) NiosII FW size: 32K

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    IP Quality Metrics

    Year IP was first released2014
    Latest version of Quartus supported16.1
    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 SupportY
    Source language
    Testbench languageVerilog
    Software drivers providedY
    Driver OS supportMpression Scorpius (RTOS)
    User InterfaceAvalon-MM
    IP-XACT Metadata includedN
    Simulators supportedNo
    Hardware validated N. Altera Board Name NULL
    Industry standard compliance testing performed
    If No, is it planned?N
    IP has undergone interoperability testing
    Interoperability reports available  N

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