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Polarfire System on Module

  • 667 MHz RISC-V, 5 cores
  • Microchip PolarFire® FPGA: 23K - 254K Logic Elements
  • RISC-V and FPGA integrated on a Single Chip
  • High-Speed I/O and 12.7 Gbit/s transceivers
  • Real-Time Signal Processing with Hardware Offloading

Features and specifications
of the RCHD-PF Polarfire System on Module

SoC Microchip PolarFire® FPGA SoC
CPU Architecture
  • RISC-V, up to 667 MHz, 5 cores
  • 4x RV64GC application cores
  • 1x RV64IMAC monitor/boot core
  • Performance: 3.125 CoreMarks/MHz, 1.714 DMIPS/MHz
  • Microchip PolarFire® SoC
  • MPFS025T - 23k logic elements
  • MPFS095T - 93k logic elements
  • MPFS160T - 161k logic elements
  • MPFS250T - 254k logic elements
Memory LPDDR4 (512 MB, 1, 2 or 4GB) 1600 MT/s
Mass storage
  • eMMC 5.0 (4-64 GB)
  • NOR Flash memory (32 MB) for FPGA configuration
  • 1x 1 Gbit/s Ethernet PHY
  • 1x 1 Gbit/s Ethernet MAC (SGMII interface)
PCIe PCIe 2.0 up to x4
USB 1x USB 2.0 OTG
  • Conclusive Developer Cable connector providing access to:
  • System UART
  • JTAG port
  • System I2C bus
Software support
  • Linux 6.1 & 6.5
  • U-Boot
  • Yocto
  • Buildroot
  • Ubuntu
  • FreeBSD (on request)
Additional features
  • 802.11/b/g/n WiFi with u.fl antenna connector (optional)
  • RTC with external battery back-up
  • 30 high speed differential GPIO / 60 high speed single ended GPIO
  • 32 differential GPIO / 64 single ended GPIO
  • 4 XCVR bidirectional lanes (12.3Gbps)
  • 32MB Flash NOR memory
Operating Temperature –40 °C to 85 °C
Power supply 3.3 V
Dimensions 65 x 45 mm

RCHD-PF Software

For universality, the RCHD-PF PolarFire SoM supports a variety of software choices.
Additionally, we offer software customization services to minimize development cost and speed up time to market.

Software support
  • Linux system logo Linux 6.1 & 6.5
  • U-boot system logo U-Boot
  • Yocto system logo Yocto
  • Buildroot system logo Buildroot
  • Ubuntu system logo Ubuntu
  • FreeBSD system logo FreeBSD (on request)

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RCHD-PF - Compact System on Module based on Microchip PolarFire® SoC FPGA

  • 667 MHz RISC-V, 5 cores with real-time capability
  • Microchip PolarFire® FPGA, from 23 K to 254 K logic elements
  • Unique combination of RISC-V and FPGA on a single chip
  • Rich connectivity, including high speed IO and 12.7 Gbit/s transceivers
  • Real-time signal processing with hardware offload

RCHD-PF - Ideal for FPGA-specific

Highly scalable System-on-Module, capable of performant and extremely efficient digital signal processing.

Orchid RCHD-PF System on Module is ideal for FPGA-specific loads like video processing, imaging, artificial intelligence, deep packet inspection, advanced sensor fusion, and Operational Technology systems supervision - all in real-time.

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Side view of RCHD-PF evaluation board

Evaluation board

Orchid RCHD-PF System on Module is accompanied by an evaluation board that provides access to most of Orchid’s features in a standard PCIe card form factor.

RCHD-PF Polarfire System on Module is applicable for

  • Operational Technology and Industrial Control Systems
  • Imaging and Video Processing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Industrial Automation
  • Automotive
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML)
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Wireline Access Networks
  • Cellular Infrastructure
Side view of RCHD-PF evaluation board with packaging

RCHD-PF Configurations:

Part nr Soc variant eMMC variant
RCHD-PF-250T-D2048 250T D2048
RCHD-PF-250T-D8192 250T D8192

High Performance
System on module

  • 5 core RISC-V 667 MHz
  • FPGA up to 254K logic elements
  • up to 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • up to 64GB eMMC
  • High speed IO
  • Numerous buses and interfaces
  • Real-time signal processing
  • Evaluation board available

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