TE0720 Starter Kit

TE0720 Starter Kit


The Trenz Electronic Starter Kit TE0720-03-1CF-S consists of a TE0720-03-1CF module on a TE0703-05 carrier board including heatsink. Supplied with a 5 V power supply, two VG96 connectors (DIN 41612), a 8 GB micro SD card and a USB cable.


The Trenz Electronic TE0720-03-1CF are SoC modules with commercial temperature range integrating a Xilinx Zynq-Z020, a gigabit Ethernet transceiver, 1 GByte DDR3 SDRAM, 32 MByte Flash memory for configuration and operation, and powerful switch-mode power supplies for all on-board voltages. A large number of configurable I/O's is provided via rugged high-speed stacking strips.

TE0720-03-1CF Key Features

  • Xilinx XC7Z020-1CLG484C
  • Rugged for high shock and vibration resistance
  • ARM dual-core Cortex-A9 MPCore
  • 10/100/1000 tri-speed Gigabit Ethernet transceiver (PHY), SGMII accessible on a board-to-board connector
  • USB 2.0 high speed ULPI transceiver
  • 32-Bit-wide 1 GByte DDR3 SDRAM
  • 32 MByte SPI Flash memory (for configuration and operation)
  • 4 GByte e-NAND (up to 32 GByte)
  • Plug-on module with 2 × 100-pin and 1 x 60-pin high-speed hermaphroditic strips
  • 152 FPGA I/O's (75 LVDS pairs possible) and 14 MIO's available on board-to-board connectors
  • 4.0 A x 1.0 V power rail
  • 1.5 A x 1.5 V power rail
  • 1.5 A x 1.8 V power rail
  • System management and power sequencing
  • eFUSE bit-stream encryption
  • AES bit-stream encryption
  • Valid MAC Address and 2K serial EEPROM
  • SHA-256 authentication chip with unique serial number
  • RTC, temperature compensated
  • 3 user LED
  • Evenly-spread supply pins for good signal integrity


Recommended Software

Vivado HL WebPACK Edition (free Version)
You can find all Xilinx Vivado Versions here.

TE0703-05 base board

The Trenz Electronic TE0703 carrier board provides low-cost connection and extension to the Trenz Electronic TE0720 Zynq SoC micromodules.

TE0703-05 Key Features

  • 2 x VG96 Connectors (Mounting Holes and Solder Pads)
  • SDIO Port Expander with Voltage-Level Translation
  • Micro SD Card Connector - Zynq SDIO0 Bootable SD port
  • 4 x User LEDs
    • D1 and D2 are connected to the Carrier Controller, their function depends on the Firmware
    • D3 and D4 are connected to the 4x5 Module B2B Connector pins, and are directly controlled by the module
  • Mini USB Connector (USB JTAG and UART Interface)
  • 1 x User Push Button
    • Connected to "intelligent Carrier Controller (iCC)" and can be used as module reset button. Other usage possible, actual function depend on the code loaded into iCC.
  • RJ45 GbE Connector
  • USB Host Connector
  • Barrel jack for 5V* Power Supply
  • 4A High-Efficiency Power SoC DC-DC Step-Down Converter with Integrated Inductor (Enpirion EN6347) for 3.3V Power Supply
  • Trenz 4x5 Module Socket (3x Samtec LSHM Series Connectors)
  • USB JTAG and UART Interface (FTDI FT2232H), compatible with Xilinx Tools (also with many other tools)
  • 4 User DIP Switches
    • Enable/disable update of the "intelligent Carrier Controller"
    • MIO0 (readable signal by iCC and Module)
    • 2 "Mode" bits

Package Contents TE0720-03-1CF-S Starter Kit

  • 1 x TE0720-03-1CF SoC Micromodule with Xilinx Zynq-7020 XC7Z020-1CLG484C
  • 1 x TE0703-05 carrier board for Trenz Electronic modules with 4 x 5 cm form factor
  • 1 x Pre-installed heatsink for TE0720, spring-loaded
  • 2 x VG96 Connectors (DIN 41612)
  • 1 x Power supply 5V with 4000 mA current
  • 1 x 8 GB Class 4 microSDHC card
  • 1 x USB cable, Typ A to Typ B Mini, 2 meter length

Additional Information

- Manufacturer's product name: TE0720-03-1CF-S
- Trenz Electronic Wiki - Starter Kit TE0720
- Support Forum

All modules produced by Trenz Electronic are developed and manufactured in Germany.

Available Models

Model Module FPGA Carrier Enclosure Availability
TE0720-03-1CFA-S TE0720-03-1CFA XC7Z020-1CLG484C TE0703-05 - inquire for latest

Pricing, Availability and Ordering

  • Concurrent EDA is the US Distributor for Trenz Electronic FPGA Micromodules.
  • Currently Available to US customers only.
  • Please email Ray at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions / quotes / orders.

Technical Documentation from Trenz Electronic