To assist real-time evaluation, the VPU129 board offers multiple 56G interfaces, including four SFP56, one OSFP, two QSFPDD, and BullsEye Gen 2 and SMK connections, as well as six SFP28 and two QSFP28 28G interfaces. Other features include 32 GTY and 48 GTM PAM4 transceivers, PCIe Gen3 x8 endpoint interface, 16-Gbyte DDR4 DIMM, 288-Mbyte RLDDRAM3, and an Ethernet port.
The evaluation board itself is 15.00×11.50 in. with a thickness of 0.125 in. (±5%). Operating temperature range is 0°C to +45°C. Supplied with the board are loopback modules, SMA cables, Ethernet cable, MicroUSB cable, power cords, and adapters.