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ATPL230A Evaluation Kit

Part Number: ATPL230A-EK

Status: Mature Product

Summary:

ATPL230A-EK is an evaluation kit for the PL230 modem for Power Line Communication from Microchip. PL230 device has been conceived to be bundled with an external Microchip MCU, which controls PL230 modem.

ATPL230A-EK includes an ATPL230 modem and a SAM4C16C  ARM® Cortex™ microcontroller. This development board provides a full featured platform to develop a complete smart

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Product Features

    - Implements SAM4C16C microcontroller and ATPL230 PLC modem for PRIME-PLC.
    - Supports PRIME v1.3 and PRIME v1.4 in the frequency range below 500kHz, complying with the existing regulations (CENELEC, FCC, ARIB).
    - AC 115 - 230V supported.
    - JTAG interface for MCU debugging and programming purposes, two debugging UARTs.
    - Includes Microchip PLC Tools for PC (PHY Tester, Multiprotocol Sniffer, PRIME Manager) to evaluate the performance and debug a PRIME-PLC network.
    - Includes PRIME v1.3 and v1.4 stack as well as comprehensive application examples.

Summary

ATPL230A-EK is an evaluation kit for the PL230 modem for Power Line Communication from Microchip. PL230 device has been conceived to be bundled with an external Microchip MCU, which controls PL230 modem.

ATPL230A-EK includes an ATPL230 modem and a SAM4C16C  ARM® Cortex™ microcontroller. This development board provides a full featured platform to develop a complete smart meter with PLC; it supports PRIME standard, both PRIME v1.3 and v1.4, in all frequency bands, complying with existing regulations (CENELEC, FCC, ARIB).