Additional UART with PMOD (Bora)

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Bora5-small.jpg Applies to Bora

Introduction

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The BoraEVB carrier board supports the Digilent Pmod™ Compatible headers to quickly expand the set of peripherals provided with the BELK.

This page describes how to use the UART Pmod™ Compatible module with the BELK to add an UART port to the BoraEVB carrier board.

UART PMOD

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  • Manufacturer: Maxim Integrated
  • Product code: MAX3232PMB1
  • Datasheet: http://datasheets.maximintegrated.com/en/ds/MAX3232PMB1.pdf
  • Features:
    • MAX3232E transceiver
    • Implements RS-232 DCE
    • 6-Pin Pmod™ Compatible Connector (Digilent Pmod™ Interface Specification Type 4 UART)
    • Transmitter Output and Receiver Inputs Protected to +/- 15kV

Prerequisites

  • Vivado® Design Suite version 2013.3 with Xilinx SDK (Webpack license is minimum requirements)
  • Python 2.7.x (C:\Python27 must be the installation directory on Windows)
  • Bora Embedded Linux Kit (Please refer to BELK Quick Start Guide for further details) version 2.0.0.


Installation and configuration

Please see the image below:

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