Mars ZX2

Xilinx® Zynq® 7010/7020 All Programmable SoC Module

Mars ZX2 SoC Module Mars ZX2 SoC Module (Front)
Mars ZX2 SoC Module (Back)


The Mars ZX2 system-on-chip (SoC) module combines Xilinx's Zynq-7010/7020 All Programmable SoC device with fast DDR3L SDRAM, quad SPI flash, a Gigabit Ethernet PHY and an RTC and thus forms a complete and powerful embedded processing system.

The SO-DIMM form factor allows space-saving hardware designs as well as quick and simple integration of the module into the target application.

The Mars ZX2 SoC module reduces development effort, redesign risk and improves time-to-market for your embedded system.



  • Built around Xilinx's Zynq-7010/7020 All Programmable SoC
  • Combines the flexibility of a CPU system with the parallel processing power and real-time capabilities of an FPGA system
  • Supports analog differential inputs
  • Available in industrial temperature range
  • Supports USB 2.0, CAN and Gigabit Ethernet
  • Linux BSP and tool chain available


  • A complete and powerful embedded processing system in the industry-standard SO-DIMM form factor
  • Simple, low cost and yet rugged assembly
  • Simple and low-cost integration due to the on-board standard interfaces (USB, Ethernet, CAN)
  • High-bandwidth program and data memory due to the high-performance hard-macro memory controller
  • Lowest power consumption due to the high-efficiency DC/DC converters


  • Xilinx Zynq-7010/7020 AP SoC in the CLG400 package (XC7Z010/XC7Z020)
    • ARM® dual-core Cortex™-A9
    • Xilinx Artix™-7 28 nm FPGA fabric
  • SO-DIMM form factor (67.6 x 30 mm, 200 pins)
  • 108 user I/Os
    • ARM peripherals (SPI, SDIO, CAN, I2C, UART)
    • FPGA I/Os (single-ended, differential or analog)
  • Gigabit Ethernet and USB 2.0 OTG PHYs
  • Up to 1 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 64 MB quad SPI flash
  • Single 3.3 V supply voltage

Module Architecture

Mars ZX2 Module ArchitectureClick image to enlarge

Product Selection Matrix

Product CodeFPGADDR3L SDRAMQuad SPI FlashTemp. RangeStatus
MA-ZX2-10-1C-D9 XC7Z010-1CLG400C 512MB 64MB 0..+70°C no match
MA-ZX2-10-2I-D9 XC7Z010-2CLG400I 512MB 64MB -40..+85°C
MA-ZX2-20-1C-D9 XC7Z020-1CLG400C 512MB 64MB 0..+70°C no match
MA-ZX2-20-2I-D9 XC7Z020-2CLG400I 512MB 64MB -40..+85°C
Custom Configurations Click to view custom configuration options

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Mars Heat Sink

Mars Heatsink (Top)

The Mars heat sink is an optimal solution to cool the Mars ZX3 – it's low profile (less than 7 mm tall) and covers the whole module surface. It comes with a gap pad for the FPGA and four screws to attach it to the module PCB. With additional user configured gap pads, it is possible to cool other components on board as well.

To cool the module even further, a mounting slot in the center of the heat sink makes it easy to attach fans of different sizes – see the technical drawing for details. To order the Mars Heat Sink (HS-MA1), add it in the order form next to the Mars ZX3, for only EUR 9 / USD 10 / CHF 10.

Base Boards

Select one of these base boards to get started with development straight out of the box.

Base BoardDescription
Mars EB1 An ideal platform for a stereo frame grabber and other video applications.
Mars PM3 A powerful platform with a wealth of I/O interfaces: Ethernet, USB 3.0, FMC low pin count and more.


Operating System Support

OS Details Availability Partner



Available now Antmicro



  • BSP support for:
    • Quad SPI flash
    • UART
    • Gigabit Ethernet
  • U-boot bootloader
  • Software design services by NetModule
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Target Applications

  • Embedded Computing
  • Data Acquisition
  • High-Speed Communications
  • Drive/Motion Control
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Image Processing

Related Products

  • Mars PM3 p-ITX Base Board more
  • Mars EB1 Base Board more
  • Display Controller IP Core more
  • Universal Drive Controller IP Core more
  • Advanced Velocity Estimator IP Core more



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