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  • The ST8500 is a fully programmable power-line communication (PLC) modem system-on-chip (SoC), which is able to run any PLC protocol in the frequency band up to 500 kHz. The device architecture has been designed to target CENELEC EN50065, FCC and ARIB compliant applications supporting all major PLC protocol standards such as ITU G.9904 (PRIME), ITU G.9903 (G3-PLC®) and many other possible PLC protocol specifications and evolutions.

    Key Features

    • Programmable power-line communication (PLC) modem system-on-chip
    • Integrated differential PLC analog front-end
      • PGA with automatic gain control and ADC
      • DAC with transmission pre-driver
      • Digital transmission level control
      • Zero-crossing comparator
      • Up to 500 kHz PLC signal bandwidth
    • High performance, fully programmable real time engine dedicated to PLC PHY and real time MAC protocol management (400 MHz max. frequency)
      • Dedicated code and data SRAM memories
    • Standard ARM© 32-bit Cortex™-M4F fully programmable core for protocol upper layers and peripheral management
      • 200 MHz maximum frequency
      • 256 kB of embedded SRAM for code and data
      • 96 kB of embedded SRAM for data
      • 8 kB of embedded shared RAM
      • Bootloader ROM memory
      • One time programmable (OTP) memory with dedicated areas available for secure keys and user information storage
      • Serial wire and JTAG interfaces
      • 24 multiplexed GPIOs
      • 4 general purpose timers
      • 1 flexible CRC calculation unit
      • 2 USART, 1 UART, 3 SPI, 1 I2C
    • Cryptographic engine
      • AES 128/192/256 engine
      • True random number generator
      • Pseudo random number generator
    • Clock management
      • 25 MHz external crystal for system clock
      • Integrated 25 MHz oscillator (XOSC) with frequency synthesizer (FS) and pre-scaler units to generate internal clock signals
    • Power management
      • 3.3 V external supply voltage for I/O and analog
      • 2.5 V internal linear regulator for analog
      • 1.1 V external supply voltage for digital
      • Normal, slow, doze and low power modes
    • Available in QFN56 (7x7x1 mm) package
    • -40 °C to +105 °C temperature range

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      ST8500 Programmable power line communication modem System on Chip evaluation kit

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      ST8500 Hybrid PLC&RF connectivity development kit

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ST8500
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VFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0 Industrial Ecopack2
ST8500TR
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VFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0 Industrial Ecopack2

ST8500

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VFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0

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Active

Package

VFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0

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Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

ST8500TR

Package:

VFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0

Material Declaration**:

PDF XML

Marketing Status

Active

Package

VFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

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ST8500TR

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5A992C

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AVNET AMERICA 2500 0 Order Now
ARROW EUROPE 2500 0 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 2237 1 Order Now

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RS COMPONENTS

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87

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2500

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2500

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0

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EUROPE Order Now

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2237

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1

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WORLDWIDE Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-11-26

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5A002A2

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Package

VFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0

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(min)

-

(max)

-

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5.0 / 1k

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PHILIPPINES

ST8500

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

5A992C

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5.0 / 1k

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ARROW EUROPE 172 0 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-11-26

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ARROW

Stock

172

Min.Order

0

Region

EUROPE Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-11-26

ECCN (EU)

5A002A2

Packing Type

Tray

Package

VFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-

(max)

-

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

5.0 / 1k

Country of Origin

PHILIPPINES

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