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.
- 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
The following shows an example of system configuration of PLC module using μPD809508.
Communication between the μPD809508 and the external MCU is performed via the UART.
- Smart meter
- Energy management system (HEMS, BEMS, FEMS etc.)
- Lighting equipment control
- Solar power system
- HEMS：Home Energy Management System
- BEMS：Building Energy Management System
- FEMS：Factory Energy Management System