Data Concentrator Evaluation Module


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Smart Data Concentrator Evaluation Module is based on AM3359 as the main processor and has Power Line Communication (PLC) Module to support various OFDM PLC communication standards. TMDSDC3359 also has capability to support multiple interfaces, sub-1GHz and 2.4GHz RF, Ethernet, RS-232, and RS-485. This evaluation module is ideal development platform for smart grid infrastructure applications including data concentrator, convergent node of grid sensor network, and control equipment of power automation.

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TI’s Data Concentrator Solution is a winner of the Best Reference Design for the 2014 ACE Awards presented by EE Times and EDN

The ACE Awards, developed in 2005 and presented by EE Times and EDN, are awarded each year to celebrate the individuals, companies and products that demonstrate innovation and leadership in electronics industry. The ACE Awards are judged by industry experts, comprised of the leading voices of academia, industry executives and content experts. The 2014 Annual Creativity in Electronics Awards event is on April 1, 2014 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. This event is co-located with EE Live! and ESC.

  • On board 120-/240-v power supply
  • Isolation to prevent damage from high voltages and currents
  • Three-phase power line communication module
  • Sitara ARM Cortex -A8 processor for control, communications and signal processing. Full Linux® BSP supported by TI
  • Supports control and data communications: Ethernet, USB, sub-1GHz and 2.4GHz RF, RS232, RS485, Infrared receiver and transmitter
  • Designed with best practices for high-speed systems: Good reference design for passing ESD system tests

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Data Concentrator Evaluation Module


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Solution guides (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views TI Recommends
PDF 1171 21 Apr 2015 1,989
White papers (1)
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PDF 1498 16 Sep 2013 2,829

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
AM3359 Industrial Development Kit (IDK)  TMDXIDK3359  Development Kits 
C2000 Power Line Modem Developer's Kit  TMDSPLCKIT-V3  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (11)

Part Number Name Product Family
AFE031  Powerline Communications Analog Front End  Operational Amplifier (Op Amp) 
AFE032  Power Line Communications Analog Front End  Operational Amplifier (Op Amp) 
AM3351  Sitara Processor  ARM Cortex-A8 
AM3352  Sitara Processor  ARM Cortex-A8 
AM3356  Sitara Processor  ARM Cortex-A8 
AM3357  Sitara Processor  ARM Cortex-A8 
AM3358  Sitara Processor  ARM Cortex-A8 
AM3359  Sitara Processor  ARM Cortex-A8 
F28M35H52C  Concerto Microcontroller  Control + Automation 
TMS320F28069  Piccolo Microcontroller  Real-time Control 
TMS320F28235  Digital Signal Controller  Real-time Control 
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