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Reference Designs

Microchip reference designs fully functional solutions that will accelerate system development. They provide proof of concept, demonstrate how to design and integrate systems and show best practices. They include hardware, firmware, documentation and will arrive calibrated ready for use.

Single Phase Reference Designs

Product NamePart NumberDescription
MCP3901/PIC18F65J90 Shunt Meter ARD00342MCP3901/PIC18F65J90 IEC Class 0.5 shunt meter Active/Reactive Energy; Active / Reactive / Apparent Power; RMS Current and Voltage
MCP3905A Energy Meter MCP3905RD-PM1Energy IC low cost shunt based energy meter
Active Power
MCP6L2/PIC18F66J93 Low Cost Energy Meter ARD00370Low cost meter that uses the 12-bit successive SAR ADC integrated in the microcontroller
Active/Reactive Energy, Active/Reactive/Apparent Power,
Power Factor, RMS Current/Voltage, Line Frequency, Energy Pulse Output
MCP3911/PIC18F85K90 Anti-Tamper Energy Meter ARD00385Fully functional single-phase meter with enhanced capabilities, such as battery backup, RTC and anti-tamper features.
Active/Reactive Energy, Active/Reactive/Apparent Power, Power Factor,
RMS Current/Voltage, Line Frequency, Energy Pulse Output

Polyphase Reference Designs

Product NamePart NumberDescription
MCP3909 3-Phase Energy Meter Reference Design
Using a dsPIC33F
MCP3909RD-3PH3Current transformer basted meter
Advanced energy calculations including active, reactive, and apparent power, power factor, RMS voltage and current, harmonic analysis

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