6x SFP+development platform – 96boards base-board interface compatible with Avnet Ultra96 differential pair mapping. Open-source hardware (OSHWA UID NO000005)

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  • Components included in the kit:
    • 1x Spark v2 6x SFP+ mezzanine expansion board – lsi-spark-2.x-board
    • 1x Spark v2 ESD Acrylic 1U box – lsi-spark-2.x-box
  • Required components (Not included in the kit):
  • Optional components (Not included in the kit):

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  • Description: Open hardware platform for development of network elements such as bridges, switches, routers, network interconnect device testers and network time synchronization grand-masters.
  • Interfaces: 6x SFP+ up to 10Gb Ethernet
  • Board and Mechanics design files (KiCad): github
    • Schematics: pdf
    • PCB layout: pdf
  • Form factor: 1U (19 inch rack unit)
  • Main board (not inlcuded): Ultra96 or alternative with 96Boards mezzanine interface
  • EAN 7090060720072
  • Quick Start Guide (
  • Open-source hardware (OSHWA UID NO000005)
  • Usecases:
    • Network Interconnect Tester (github)
    • GPS synchronized PTP grandmaster
    • Flow capable Network Bridge