Carby Firware Update Via JTAG

The Connections

  • CONN 3 is the JTAG Header and can be used to update the FPGA.
  • The table below lists the pin signals, use this guide the connections to the JTAG programmer.
    PinSignal
    13.3V
    2GND
    3TCLK
    4TDO
    5TDI
    6TMS
  • The Xilinx Platform Cable USB programmer was used for this example. The USB II is also a valid option.
    Xilinx Platform Cable USB programmer
Carby Pin Locations

Pin numbers for CONN3

The GC_Video 2.4dFW

Download the firmware

The Software

The Steps: iMPACT Options

  1.  When iMPACT is opened you will be asked “Automatically create and Save Project? No
  2. New Impact Project?”  No
  3. The New Impact Project Window will appear.
  4. Navigate to where you saved the carby_FW2_4b.ipf file
  5. Right click on the FLASH icon and select Program
    iMPACT Software Showing Right Click
  6. The update usually takes about 30 seconds
  7. When done you should see the program succeeded message
    Program Succeeded Message