Xilinx Agile Mixed Signal

Supported FPGA/CPLDs: Xilinx 7 series FPGAs

The Xilinx 7 series Agile Mixed Signal (AMS) approach now delivers the industry’s most flexible general purpose analog interface. The programmable Xilinx Analog-to-Digital Converter (XADC) and logic enables customization for a wide variety of applications, from simple control and sequencing to more signal processing intensive tasks like linearization, calibration, and filtering. The signal processing capabilities of the FPGA can also be leveraged to enhance the performance of the Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) using techniques like oversampling.

The Agile Mixed Signal is available in all Xilinx 28nm FPGAs, delivering application solutions for cost-sensitive and low power markets serviced by Artix™-7 FPGAs and Zynq™-7000 Extensible Processing Platforms as well as enhanced reliability in high performance markets served by Kintex™-7 and Virtex®-7 FPGA families.

The XADC is an independent, 1MSPS, 12-bit, analog-todigital converter. In addition to general purpose analog integration, the XADC block also contains temperature and supply sensors that greatly enhance reliability, security, and safety capabilities of FPGAs.

The analog features are ideally suited for high-volume applications like multifunction printers, digital SLR cameras, motor control, power conversion, touch/ gesture based HMI, anti-tamper security and system management and best serve the industrial, automotive, consumer, wireless, wired AVB, medical and aerospace and defense markets.


  • ADCs carry out 16-bit conversion with digital calibration
  • Dual Independent Track & Hold (T/H) Amplifiers
  • External or On-chip Voltage Reference
  • On-Chip Thermal and Supply Sensors
  • Precise user control of sampling instant & simultaneous sampling
  • Supports UniPolar, Bi-Polar and true differential sampling
  • Up to 16 analog inputs supported using dual purpose digital IO


  • Dual 12-bit 1Msps Analog-to-Digital Converters
  • ADC specified over full industrial temp range -40°C to +100°C
  • DNL ±0.9 LSBs, INL ±2 LSBs, Gain Error ±0.4%, Offset ±4 LSBs
  • On-chip voltage ref = ±1% error
  • Temperature sensors with ±4°C max error
  • Power supply monitoring with ±1% max error


To learn more about Xilinx 7 series Agile Mixed Signal, please visit www.xilinx.com/AMS


Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Consumer, Industrial Automation, Medical Imaging, Wired Communcations, Wireless Communications, AVB


Contact Information


2100 Logic Drive
San Jose, CA, 95124

tele: 408-559-7778

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