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General Description

VC6320 is a broadband Power Line Communication (PLC) Processor chip. VC6320 integrates a 32-bit ARM Cortex M4 MCU and 32-bit DSP, embedded Flash memory, 7 UART interfaces, one SPI Master controller, one SPI Slave interface, one I2C Host interface, one 10/100M Ethernet MAC, PLC MAC/PHY layer functions, Analog-Front-End and high current Line Driver. VC6320 is a true single chip SoC solution to support current broadband PLC Standards for Smart Grid application.

PLC Processor Features

  Support multiple Broadband PLC Standards: China SGCC Q/GDW 11612, IEEE 1901.1

  Integrated with high linearity, high current and power efficient Line Driver; offering the lowest BOM cost for Broadband PLC applications.

  Supporting frequency bands: 1.9~12 MHz

  Supporting modulations: BPSK, QPSK and 16QAM

  Up to seven UART interfaces

  One SPI Master with 4 chip select. It can be used to control wireless transceiver, metering or other SPI devices

  One SPI Slave interface for alternative data interface with Host Processor Chip

  One I2C Host interface to control other I2C devices

  4 PWM

  1 MB embedded Flash memory

  Support In-System Programming of Flash memory via UART0 or SPI Slave interface

  Up to 48 programmable GPIOs for maximal flexibility

  3.3 V digital I/O

  Integrated DC-DC (3.3 V to 1.2 V) BUCK Converter

  88L-QFN package

  Operating temperature range: -40 ~ +85°C


 Smart Grid Communications

 Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

 Smart Meters

 Power Line Communications Data Concentrators

 Street Lighting Automation

 Industrial monitoring and control

 Smart Home and building

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