The Basys 3 is an entry-level FPGA development board designed exclusively for Vivado Design Suite, featuring Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA architecture. Basys 3 is the newest addition to the popular Basys line of FPGA development boards, and is perfectly suited for students or beginners just getting started with FPGA technology. The Basys 3 includes the standard features found on all Basys boards: complete ready-to-use hardware, a large collection of on-board I/O devices, all required FPGA support circuits, a free version of development tools, and at a student-level price point.
Features the Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA: XC7A35T-1CPG236C
33,280 logic cells in 5200 slices (each slice contains four 6-input LUTs and 8 flip-flops)
1,800 Kbits of fast block RAM
Five clock management tiles, each with a phase-locked loop (PLL)
90 DSP slices
Internal clock speeds exceeding 450 MHz
On-chip analog-to-digital converter (XADC)
Digilent USB-JTAG port for FPGA programming and communication
Designed Exclusively for Vivado Design Suite (Vivado Design Suite WebPACK edition can be downloaded for free from Xilinx). Expanded features are available through purchase of the Design Edition.
Free WebPACK™ download for standard use.
Micro-B USB cable not included.
12-bit VGA output
USB HID Host for mice, keyboards and memory sticks
16 user switches
16 user LEDs
5 user pushbuttons
4-digit 7-segment display
4 Pmod ports: 3 Standard 12-pin Pmod ports, 1 dual purpose XADC signal / standard Pmod port