Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs Enable Wuhan Maxsine's EP3E Servo Drive

Wuhan Maxsine significantly reduced design cycles and greatly accelerated time to market

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that its Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC family enabled Wuhan Maxsine's EP3E servo drives. By taking advantage of the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs ARM® dual-core Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ processing system with tightly coupled programmable logic, Wuhan Maxsine, China's leading servo drive control solutions provider, significantly reduced design cycles and accelerated time to market. Wuhan Maxsine Electric first launched and demonstrated POWERLINK EP3E series servo drives in November at China International Industry Fair 2013 (CIIF 2013). Based on Ethernet technology, POWERLINK is an ideal solution for applications in industrial robotics, CNC, textile, packaging, printing, electronic assembly or


"The highly-integrated Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC is the key element behind the success of our new product shipment. We needed a cost-effective, yet extremely powerful one-chip solution to meet the harsh performance requirements of our applications," said Du Jiaxing, R&D director of Wuhan Maxsine. "The dual-core ARM processor, rich I/O and integrated DSP slices provide us with the high-performance computing, key interconnection and powerful processing capability we needed to bring our EP3E series servo drives to market."

"We are very happy that our Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC platform enabled Wuhan Maxsine to become the first POWERLINK servo drive provider in China," said Barrie Mullins, director of SoC product management and marketing for Xilinx. "The Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC provides all the necessary hardware, design tools, IP cores, and reference designs making it the ideal platform to bring continued innovation to the industrial automation industry."

About Xilinx
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.

Featured Product

maxon motor’s - Compact power for your motion control application.

maxon motor's - Compact power for your motion control application.

maxon launches the next generation of positioning controllers - the EPOS4. A high performance module with detachable pin headers and two different power ratings. With a connector board, the modules can be combined into a ready-to-install compact solution. Suitable for efficient and dynamic control of brushed and brushless DC motors with Hall sensors and encoders up to 750 W continuous power and 1500 W peak power. The modular concept also provides for a wide variety of expansion options with Ethernet-based interfaces, such as EtherCAT or absolute rotary encoders.