BORA Xpress SOM/BORA Xpress Evaluation Kit/Getting started/Unboxing

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Issue Date Notes


BXELK-L release
2024/01/31 DESK-XZ7-L release

Unboxing[edit | edit source]

Once you've received the kit, please open the box and check the kit contents with the packing list included in the box, using the table on this chapter as a reference.

The hardware components (SOM, carrier boards and display) are pre-assembled, as shown in the picture below:


Kit Contents[edit | edit source]

The following table list the kit components:

Component Description Notes
BORA Xpress.png BORA Xpress SOM (p/n DBXF4110S2R)
  • SoC: Xilinx XC7Z030 (866Mhz, Speed "-3", Tj 0-100°C)
  • SDRAM: 1 GB DDR3
  • NOR: bootable SPI flash 16 MB
  • NAND: 1GB (SLC)
  • For more details, please refer to the BORA Xpress Hardware Manual
  • By default, ARM cores frequency is set to 667 MHz and the example Vivado project is implemented for a "-1" device. This choice makes the software released with the kit compatible with possible variants based on different SoM models. In this regard, see also the order codes section.
BoraXEVB-01.png BORA Xpress Carrier board
Alimentatore.jpg AC/DC Single Output Wall Mount adapter

Output: +12V – 2.0 A

ProdSDC-MBLY-thumb.png microSDHC card with SD adapter and USB adapter

Order codes[edit | edit source]

Order code Description
BXELK-H-S This code refers to the default configuration detailed above
BXELK-H-S-D This variant is like BELK-L-S, except the SOM, which is DBXD4110S2R.

microSD Layout[edit | edit source]

The microSD provided with the kit is used to store:

  • a bootable partition (mmcblk0p1, vfat) containing:
    • binary images (u-boot and kernel images)
  • root file system partition (mmcblk0p2, ext4)