This post shows how to ensure the ZC706 hardware is working by running the Built-In Self-Test.
It follows UG961, the ZC706 Getting Started Guide, adding links and pictures to make it easier for others to "check-out" the board quickly.
All of these items are included in the ZC706 Kit.
ZC706 evaluation board with the Zynq-7000 XC7Z045 FFG900-2 AP SoC part
USB to Type-A to Mini-B cable (for UART)
Digilent JTAG USB Type-A to Micro-B cable
TODO: is there something special about this cable?
AC power adapter (12 VDC)
TeraTerm Pro terminal or alternative
C:\Program Files (x86)\teraterm
Tera Term & Macro
TTXResizeMenu (VT-Window size can be changed from preset)
TTXttyrec (ttyrec format record data can be recorded or playback)
Start Menu folder:
Create Tera Term shortcut to Desktop
Create Tera Term shortcut to Quick Launch
Note: When I tried to download Tera Term Pro from the link listed in the Getting Started Guide [link] from Ayera Technologies on July 4th 2018 (Version 3.1.3) I got the following error:
USB-UART drivers from Silicon Labs
More to come...
ZC706 Getting Started Guide, UG961 (v6.0.1) January 28, 2015 [link]