4DSP Brings High-Performance Software Defined Radio to PCI Express Form Factor with the PC722.

New 4DSP PCI Express product featuring the Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA

AUSTIN, TX – 4DSP today announced the release of a new PCI Express® product featuring the Xilinx® Kintex®-7 FPGA. The PC722 is a high-performance commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) card that features advanced Digital Signal Processing (DSP) capabilities. It is designed for a variety of applications, including Software Defined Radio and RADAR/SONAR. The PC722 is an excellent choice for applications that require large-band signal digitization or generation through the use of accelerated frequency-domain algorithms.

“The Kintex-7 device has proven to be a highly successful FPGA that meets key customer requirements for delivering optimal price-performance at the lowest power consumption,” said Raj Seelam, Director of Solutions Marketing at Xilinx. “4DSP’s delivery of this capability in a PCIe form factor offers a combination of development and field-ready solutions for both the defense and industrial markets,” he added.

“Working closely with our customers for the past 10 years, 4DSP has recognized embedded industry trends. This allows us to bring high-performance integrated solutions to market, enabling rapid prototyping and manufacturing,” said Pierrick Vulliez, 4DSP CTO. The PC722 marks a major product offering for desktop-to-deployment applications in both the industrial and defense markets.


• Kintex-7 XC7K160T, XC7K325T, and XC7K410T FPGAs

• Dual single-channel 8-bit A/D up to 2.50 GSPS

• 2-channel 14-bit D/A up to 5.6 GSPS

• PCIe Gen2 x8/4-lane, PCIe Gen3 x4 (softcore)


• Micro SD Flash (32 GB)

• External clock and trigger

• Single-ended AC-coupled analog input and output

A full suite of tools is available to support these card configurations:

• Stellar IP - Firmware design tool with automated code and bitstream generation

• Board control and monitoring tools

• Flash programming utility

• Confidence tests

• Host-side API

• Software program example

• Xilinx ISE® Design Suite project

• Test firmware and VHDL source code

• Drivers for Windows, Linux, and VxWorks

About 4DSP LLC

4DSP is an innovative company specializing in compact, low-power, and low-weight FPGA-based signal and image processing systems. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, with offices in the Netherlands, 4DSP develops reconfigurable computers of advanced architecture that offer maximum flexibility and scalability. 4DSP's hardware platforms deliver unmatched performance for advanced digital signal processing (DSP) in embedded computing applications. More information about 4DSP can be found at http://www.4dsp.com.