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

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Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
DS8824 DS8824: FSK, PSK multi-mode power line networking system-on-chip 2.0 986 KB
Application Notes
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AN4018 AN4018: Data link communication protocol for the ST7580 power line networking SoC 3.1 834 KB
AN4068 AN4068: ST7580 power line communication system-on-chip design guide 2.0 5 MB
AN4274 AN4274: The serial communication driver between the ST7580 and the STM32Fx 1.0 403 KB
User Manuals
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UM0932 UM0932: ST7580 - FSK, PSK multi-mode power line networking system-on-chip 3.0 684 KB
UM1518 UM1518: ST7580 power line modem demonstration kit graphical user interface (GUI) 2.0 1 MB
Design Notes & Tips
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DN0010 DN0010: Adapting ST power line modem evaluation boards to communicate over a DC bus 1.1 405 KB

Publications and Collaterals

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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
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IPv6 protocol over ST’s power line modem 1.0 1 bytes

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Part Number Package Packing Type Marketing Status Unit Price (US$) * Quantity ECCN (EU) ECCN (US) Country of Origin More info Order from ST Order from Distributors
ST7580 VFQFPN 48 7x7x1.0 Tray Active 5.7 1000 5A002A2 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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