FSK, PSK multi-mode power line networking system-on-chip

The ST7580 is a flexible power line networking system-on-chip combining a high performing PHY processor core and a protocol controller with a fully integrated analog front-end (AFE) and line driver for a scalable future-proof, cost effective, single chip, narrow-band power line communication solution.

Key Features

  • Fully integrated narrow-band power line networking system-on-chip
  • High-performing PHY processor with embedded turnkey firmware featuring:
    • B-FSK modulation up to 9.6 kbps
    • B-PSK, Q-PSK, 8-PSK modulations up to 28.8 kbps
    • Dual channel operation mode
    • Convolutional error correction coding
    • Signal-to-noise ratio estimation
    • B-PSK with PNA mode against impulsive noise
  • Protocol engine embedding turnkey communication protocol
    • Framing service
    • Error detection
    • Sniffer functionality
  • Host controller UART interface up to 57.6 kbps
  • AES-128 based authentication and confidentiality services
  • Fully integrated analog front-end:
    • ADC and DAC
    • Digital transmission level control
    • PGA with automatic gain control
    • High sensitivity receiver
  • Fully integrated single-ended power amplifier for line driving
    • Up to 1 A RMS, 14 V p-p output
    • Configurable active filtering topology
    • Very high linearity
    • Embedded temperature sensor
    • Current control feature
  • 8 to 18 V power amplifier supply
  • 3.3 V or 5 V digital I/O supply
  • Zero crossing detection
  • Suitable for EN50065, FCC part 15 and ARIB compliant applications
  • Communication carrier frequency programmable up to 250 kHz
  • VFQFPN48 7x7x1.0 48L exposed pad package
  • -40 °C to +105 °C temperature range

Circuit Diagram

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Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
FSK, PSK multi-mode power line networking system-on-chip 2.0 986 KB
Application Notes
Description Version Size
Data link communication protocol for the ST7580 power line networking SoC 3.1 834 KB
ST7580 power line communication system-on-chip design guide 2.0 5 MB
The serial communication driver between the ST7580 and the STM32Fx 1.0 403 KB
User Manuals
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ST7580 - FSK, PSK multi-mode power line networking system-on-chip 3.0 684 KB
ST7580 power line modem demonstration kit graphical user interface (GUI) 2.0 1 MB
Design Notes & Tips
Description Version Size
Adapting ST power line modem evaluation boards to communicate over a DC bus 1.1 405 KB

Publications and Collaterals

Description Version Size
STarGRID power-line networking SoC platform 11.2016 1 MB
STarGRID power-line networking SoC platform 08.2017 774 KB
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Smart grid distribution and smart meters - Energy-efficient solutions 2.0 1 MB
Magazine Articles
Description Version Size
IPv6 protocol over ST’s power line modem 1.0 1 bytes

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Sample & Buy

Part Number Package Packing Type Marketing Status Unit Price (US$) * Quantity Output Current (mA) ECCN (EU) ECCN (US) Country of Origin More info Order from ST Order from Distributors
ST7580TR VFQFPN 48 7x7x1.0 Tape And Reel Active 5.7 1000 - 5A002A1A 5A992C PHILIPPINES MORE INFO No availability reported, please contact our Sales office
ST7580 VFQFPN 48 7x7x1.0 Tray Active 5.7 1000 - 5A002A1A 5A992C PHILIPPINES MORE INFO Get Sample Add to cart DISTRIBUTOR AVAILABILITY

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Quality & Reliability

Part Number Marketing Status Package Grade RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
ST7580TR ActiveVFQFPN 48 7x7x1.0IndustrialEcopack2 0 0
ST7580 ActiveVFQFPN 48 7x7x1.0IndustrialEcopack2 0 0

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