PLC Modem



Datasheet and Guides


Sample and Buy


  • Complete single chip multi-mode PLC modem solution supporting OFDM Modulation.
  • Integration of AFE (Analog Front End), PHY (Physical Layer), MAC (Media Access Control), and Upper layers.
  • 32-bit RISC microcontroller integration with integrated SRAM and Flash memory.
  • Compliant with frequency bands: CENELEC A, B, C, D, FCC, and ARIB.
  • Standard and Semtech-Proprietary High-Performance Forward Error Correction (FEC)
  • Integrated hardware AES Engine encryption/decryption accelerator.
  • User-configured start and end operating frequency.
  • Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA) channel access.
  • Automatic Repeat Request (ARQ) for enhanced error detection and improved data reliability.
  • Support for SPI, I2C, and UART interfaces.
  • OTW (Over The Wire) field upgrades.
  • Industrial temperature operating range (-40°C to +85°C).

Physical Characteristics

  • Operating voltages
    – Analog core voltage: 3.3V
    – Digital core voltage: 1.2V
    – I/O voltage: 3.3V
    – OTP programming voltage: 2.5V
  • Operating temperature: (-40°C to +85°C)
  • PLC frequency of operation: 36 ~ 490KHz
  • Available in 64-LQFP and 56-MLPQ packages

Block Diagram