PRIME Data Concentrator Power-Line Communication Modem
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Power Line Communications PRIME Data Concentrator Software Development Kit


ACTIVE v4.0.0.0   22-May-2015  


PRIME standard for narrowband OFDM Power Line Communications. The data concentrator solution is designed for the head-end systems which communicate with the end meters (“service node”) in the neighborhood area network.


The TI PRIME data concentrator system relies on the AM3356 ARM Cortex-A8 Microprocessor to act as the host processor. The AM3356 the upper levels of the PRIME software stack. The lower levels of the PRIME software stack execute on the C2000 MCU.

  • Low Frequency Narrowband OFDM
  • Cenelec A Band
  • Up to 128kbps PHY data rate
  • IEC61334-4-32 convergence
  • Tree network topology
  • Supports PRIME v1.4 at the PHY layer
  • Supports PRIME v1.4BC at the PHY/MAC layers

What's Included

  • PRIME DC PLC AM335x/C2000 Firmware
  • Application binary
  • Application example source codes
  • Software User Guide/Management interface spec/IEC 432 API spec
  • Release note

Software development (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
G3 Data Concentrator Power-Line Communication Modem  TI-PLC-G3-DC  Software development kit (SDK) 

TI Devices (1)

Part Number Name Product Family
AFE031  1500mA, integrated, powerline communications (PLC) analog front-end for driving low-impedance lin  Operational amplifiers (op amps) 

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