Microchip Technology Inc


To enable a wide range of utility metering solutions, Microchip offers a flexible Microcontroller (MCU) and Digital Signal Controller (DSC) platform solution with a common Integrated Development Environment (IDE) - MPLAB® IDE. The broad portfolio of 8/16/32-bit MCUs and DSCs lowers total system cost by enabling the appropriate level of integration to match utility metering system requirements and reducing battery life through eXtreme Low Power (XLP) performance. Design flexibilty for adapting to changing or local system requirements is provided through our unique approach that allows easy migration across the entire MCU and DSC portfolio. Available utility metering solutions with free agency calculation firmware range from a single-chip design with the PIC18F87J72 which offers ease of use and smaller board space to a flexible two-chip solution using Microchip's energy measuring IC with any PIC® MCU or dsPIC® DSC.



  • Integrated LCD Driver, Real-Time-Clock and Calendar, Temp Sensor,
    and 12- and / or 16-bit ADC
  • Extreme low power for longest battery life, enabling Super Cap backup option
  • Free energy calculation firmware for Active/Reactive Energy, Active / Reactive / Apparent Power and RMS Current / Voltage, etc.
  • Free calibration software
  • Single platform with common IDE across 8- / 16- / 32-bit architecture
  • Full migration path from 8 KB Flash to 512 KB Flash memory
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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