μPD809508 is a narrow band power line communication modem IC. μPD809508 integrates a high-performance DSP core and a MCU core (MAC controller). μPD809508 can support a variety of PLC protocols such as G3-PLC (CENELEC, ARIB and FCC), PRIME and many others.

Features

  • High performance DSP
    • Handles PLC PHY layer protocol
    • Operates up to 240MHz
  • MAC controller (MCU) - Handles PLC MAC layer and network layer operation
  • AES encryption/decryption engine
  • Analog Front End circuit
    • ADC/DAC: 10bits
    • Gain amplifier by programable control (DSP)
  • Interface: UART

Applications

  • Smart meter
  • Energy management system for home, building or factory
  • Lighting equipment control
  • Solar power system