Microchip Technology Inc

Electric Meter

The metering market is facing many challenges in today's rapidly evolving world. Government regulations, competitive forces, technology innovations and end customer expectations are fueling unprecedented changes in this market. Microchip understands the design challenges facing meter designers, whether it's increasing meter accuracy and reliability while lowering total system cost or engaging the end customer in their home as part of the home area network. Our solutions are used in millions of meters worldwide. Microchip wants to be a partner in your success, not just a vendor.


  • Low-power design
  • Anti-tampering implementation
  • Wireless communication
  • Advanced billing schemes
  • Simplify meter calibration
  • Capacitive touch keys


  • eXtreme low power (XLP) technology
  • Industry leading accuracy
    in energy measurement
  • High integration for lower
    system cost
  • Broad range of wireless ZigBee®, Wi-Fi® and Sub-GHz
  • mTouch® technology for robust meter design

Product Families

  • MCP39xx AFE
  • Metering ICs
  • PIC Microcontroller
  • 802.15.4 Radios (ZigBee)
  • 802.11 Radios (Wi-Fi)
  • Sub-GHz Radios
  • Flash memory
  • Standalone RTCC
  • DC-DC Conversion

Tabs / Utility Metering Solutions
Reference Designs

Utility Metering

Title Part Number Devices Supported
MCP6L02 & PIC18F65J90 1-Phase Energy Meter ARD00370 MCP6L02, MCP1754S, MCP1703, MCP2200, 24FC256, PIC18F65J90
MCP3911 & PIC18F85K90 1-Phase Energy Meter ARD00385 MCP3911, MCP1703, MCP2200, MCP6001, PIC18F85K90
MCP39F521 Power Meter ADM00686 MCP39F521, MCP1754S, MCP2221, MCP9700
MCP39F511 Power Meter ADM00667 MCP39F511, MCP2221, MCP6021, MCP9700
MCP39F11N Power Meter ADM00706 MCP39F511N, MCP1754S, MCP2221
MCP39F501 Power Meter ARD00455 MCP39F501, MCP1754S, MCP2200, MCP9700
MCP3905A Energy Meter MCP3905RD-PM1 MCP3905A, MCP3906A

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