This power line communication evaluation kit for direct current (DC) power lines can be used to carry out software development and system evaluation using the R9A06G037 PLC modem IC. (Two or more of this kit are necessary for evaluating PLC communication.)

BCPX3 Evaluation Kit J80D2 (RTK0EE0007D02001BJ)

BCPX3 Evaluation Kit J80D2 (RTK0EE0007D02001BJ)

Features

Supported MCU and PLC modem IC

  • MCU Group: RL78/G13
  • Part number of MCU mounted on board: R5F100GLAFB
  • PLC modem IC: R9A06G037
  • Part number of PLC modem IC mounted board: R9A06G037

For detailed information about the microcontroller, see the RL78/G13 Group page.

Board Configuration

The kit contains the complete circuit configuration necessary for DC power line communication, including analog front end (AFE), a microcontroller for control and a PLC modem IC.

The kit contains the following three boards.

  1. PLC board: PLC modem IC (R9A06G037) and AFE device (ISL15110)
  2. RL78/G13 MCU board: Microcontroller board for control (RL78/G13)
  3. Power filter board: PLC signal elimination filter for impedance upper and DC power source

Main unit outer dimensions: 1) + 2) 105mm x 70mm x 32mm and 3) 40mm x 70mm x 35mm

Specifications

Supported frequencies:

  1. 35.9375kHz - 90.625kHz
  2. 98.4375kHz - 121.875kHz
  3. 154.6875kHz - 403.125kHz
  4. 154.6875kHz - 487.5kHz

Power line voltage: DC16 - 48V

Power feed:

  • Line feed: Feed from power supply to communication line (DC power line) (DC16 - 48V, 0.5A or more is recommended).
  • External feed: External feed via AC adapter (DC16 - 48V, 0.5A or more is recommended).

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