TIDM-AUX-MODULE

Battery Management and Auxiliary Power Supply Options for E-Meters

TIDM-AUX-MODULE

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Overview

Smart electric meters are required to maintain normal operation for a short period of time after the electric grid fails. This reference design details methods by which designers can meet this requirement when using an advanced, smart meter MCU. Designers can use this design to evaluate options for battery management and auxiliary power supplies quickly and easily.

Features
  • Two types of power sources for the auxiliary supply of the host MCU: independent regulator with super-cap back-up and (2) AAA batteries
  • Separate power supply for Real-time Clock
  • Automatic time capture of external events for tamper detection
  • Automated or manual switching of power supply
  • Automated power supply monitoring

Design files & products

Design files

Download ready-to-use system files to speed your design process.

TIDU452.PDF (18154 K)

Reference design overview and verified performance test data

TIDRAI2.PDF (67 K)

Detailed schematic diagram for design layout and components

TIDRAI3.PDF (83 K)

Complete listing of design components, reference designators, and manufacturers/part numbers

TIDRAI4.ZIP (316 K)

Files used for 3D models or 2D drawings of IC components

TIDC619.ZIP (296 K)

Design file that contains information on physical board layer of design PCB

TIDRAI5.ZIP (314 K)

PCB layer plot file used for generating PCB design layout

Products

Includes TI products in the design and potential alternatives.

Linear & low-dropout (LDO) regulators

TPS77050-mA, 10-V, low-IQ, low-dropout voltage regulator

Data sheet document-pdfAcrobat PDF
MSP430 microcontrollers

MSP430F67791APolyphase metering SoC with 7 Sigma-Delta ADCs, LCD, real-time clock, 512KB Flash, 32KB RAM

Data sheet document-pdfAcrobat PDF open-in-new HTML

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Software

Code example or demo

Battery Management and Auxiliary Power Supply Options for E-Meters Code Examples (Rev. A) — TIDC620A.ZIP (11861 K)

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* Design guide Battery Management and Auxiliary Power Supply Options for e-Meters Design Guide Aug. 27, 2014
Technical article Meter anti-tampering: Stopping those pesky meter tamperers Jan. 12, 2016

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