Overview

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

 

System Block Diagram

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.

 

 

Applications
  • 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