Evaluation Board


Image CUBE2

Video processing development platform
High-definition 8K/4K video composition/ division processing


Data-center 4K streaming video solution
The best platform for IoT

Image CUBE 2

Key Features 

  • Xilinx Kintex UltraScale KU115
  • U-SDI 12G-SDI, HDMI-2.0, DisplayPort support
  • 8K Super Hi-Vision video processing
  • Separated design of physical interface (sub board) and signal processing unit.
  • DDR4-2400 4Gb×4chips×3

Board Specifications

Board specifications Item Image CUBE2 main board Image CUBE sub board
Video Input/Output format 4K video signal: 3840x2160 pixel
8K video signal: 7680x4320 pixel
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Signal format : YUV, RGB 4:4:4
Sample bit : 10/12bit
Frame frequency: 59.94Hz
12G-SDI signal x8ch
(SMPTE2082-1 Compliant 2160/59.94i)
U-SDI、HDMI2.0, DisplayPort1.2, etc
Option / Custom supported 
Board Interface Input SAMTEC FIREFLY
Connector cable x 5
Connector cable x 1  
Connector cable x 5
FPGA FPGA interface XILINX  KintexR UltraScale?
High-speed serial transceivers GTX 52ch
Memory   DDR4-2400 4Gb × 12  ―
Spec Power Supply Input EPS12V 24pin+8pin Harness input  Connector supply
Power Consumption 100W or less  ―
External Dimension 170mm x 170mm  depend on interface
Use Environment RoHS support RoHS support

System configuration example



Key Features 

  • XILINX UltraScale+ FPGA VU3P series
  • Up to 448 Gbps connection between each FPGA(28Gbps×16LANE)
  • 8GB DDR4-2400 DRAM (with ECC) on board
  • Connected to HOST CPU with PCI Express (Gen3) 8.0GT x 16
  • Equipped with two FMC (HPC) connectors and four SAMTEC FireFLY connectors to effectively utilize existing user assets

Block Diagram

Board Specifications

Board specifications Contents
Part Number DS-VU3P-PCIE
Interface PCI Express Gen3×16
Memory DRAM:DDR4-SDRAM MT-2400 8GBwith ECC), Up to 16GB

Flash:1Gb on board
Main I/O 4× SAMTEC Firefly Connectors(up to 112Gbps/Connector)

2× VITA57.1 FMC Connectors
Board Size 257mm×120mm (include PCI card edge)