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  • Zach Pfeffer

ZCU102 Unboxing

This post shows an unboxing of the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit that contains the HW-Z1-ZCU102 Evaluation Board with a XCZU9EG-FFVB1156 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC.


The Zynq UltraSCALE+ Box

The Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit Quick Start Guide

Note: On the box UltraScale+ is shown as UltraSCALE+, SCALE is in all caps. But in the Quick Start Guide its listed as UltraScale+, Scale is not in all caps.

Inside the Quick Start Guide

Note: there is a page on the back, that directs the user to download and install Vivado and gives them a voucher.

The Rev03 ZCU102 Board in a Static Bag

The Electrostatic Bag Sticker

The ZCU102

A Free Dongle

A card to get a free dongle for the Xilinx PowerTool. Here's the [link] listed on the package.


A Targus, Product name: USB 3.0 4-port HUB, MODEL#: ACH124. Link to buy @ Targus [link]. Link to buy at Amazon [link].

Note: This hub does not say it supports Linux.

Ethernet USB 2.0 Cables

The HUB again.

6ft E189529 AWM 2835 24 AWG 60°C CAT.5e STP Cable. Here's a [link] that describes Everything You Need to Know About Ethernet Cables.

2x Type A-MALE to Micro USB AB with markings E238846 AWM 2725 80°C 30V VW-1 28 AWG/IP AND 28 AWG/2C HIGH SPEED USB 2.0 CABLE CHINGLUNG

USB 3.0 and SD Card

A 6" AZCBL-USB-16001 Micro USB 3.0 Male to USB-A Female Cable

A SanDisk Ultra 48 MB/s Class 10 16 GB SD HCI SD Card

Power Supplies and Cabling

Power Supply




INPUT: 100-240V 50/60 Hz, 2A


LISTED 35A9 E246759

"US Plug" Power Supply Adapter

SHEE LINE, SL-2, E99157, 10A 125V AC male US plug +

3' (UL) E88265 SVT 105°C 3x18AWG (0.824 mm²) 300V VW-1 I-SHEG CSA LL81924 cable +

SL-3 10A 125V AC SHEE LINE E9915 female power supply plug

Approx: a "3-pin IEC 60320 C13 Female connector and a 3-pin NEMA 5 15P Male connector" available from Amazon at [link]

"European Plug" Power Supply Adapter

CHIAO LIN 16A 250V AC CL-102 male European plug +

4' I-SHENG VDE KEMA-KEUR IEMMEQU HO5VV-F 3G 0.75 mm² 260227 IEC 53 3AZSL/75 4V-75 (75°C) 250/440V ORDINARY DUTY Q88228 cable +

CHIAO LIN CL-105 N/13314 10A 250v AC power supply plug

Approx: a "European 3 pin plug CEE7 Schuko to IEC 60320-C13" available from Amazon at [link]

"UK" Power Supply Adapter

PHINO FUSED KM69214 BS1363/A PHP-330 Indian plug +

4' PHINO HO5VV-F 3G 0.75mm² VDE KEMA-KEUR IEMMEQU CEBEC GTSA-3 N18895 227 IEC 53 cable +

CHIAO LIN CL-105 N/13314 10A 250v AC power supply plug

Approx: a "Cable-Tex UK Plug to IEC Kettle Lead 2m Power Cord Cable PC Mains" available from Amazon at [link]


  • ZCU102 schematic and other docs at [link] cached version of the schematic at [link]

  • AC Power Plugs and Sockets Wikipedia [link]

Additional Info

USB Connectors

The USB Type-A to Micro AB cables plug into J83 and J2:

The Micro USB 3.0 Cable plugs into J96:

Targus Packaging and Manual

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