FX12 Board Resource Center


The FX12 Board is retired and no longer for sale in our store.

Welcome to the resource center for the FX12 Board!

Here you will find all the reference materials that Digilent has created for this board, as well as links to any external content we have tracked down. Since this product is retired, documentation and support may be limited.

The FX12 board is a development platform based on Xilinx's Virtex-4 FX12 FPGA. The FX12 showcases Xilinx's latest FPGA architectures and it contains a PowerPC core, dual ethernet MACs, 32 XtremeDSP slices, 80KB of block RAM, advanced clock management, and flexible pin drivers. The FX12 board extends the features of the FPGA by adding external memories, a flexible time base, power supplies, an ethernet PHY, a 24-bit VGA port, a serial port, expansion connectors, and other I/O devices.

The FX12 board is supported by world-class design tools from Xilinx, including ISE, WebPack , Chipcope-Pro, Embedded Developers Kit (EDK), and System Generator. When used in conjunction with Xilinx tools, the FX12 board brings an unprecedented level of performance to a low-cost development board.


  • SchematicPDF
  • Reference ManualPDF
    • Technical description of the FX12 Board and all of its features.
  • Sell Sheet – Sell Sheet is currently unavailable, please see the reference manual for product detail

Demonstration Projects

  • FX12 Part List – PDF
  • FX12 Errata – PDF
  • FX12 Built in Self Test (BIST) – zip file
  • FX12 UCF File – zip file