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gridComm power line smart light control

GC8800

GridComm intelligent power line communication

Description
GridComm's Power Line Communication (PLC) module is a complete hardware and software networking solution. It can be used by using a DC 15V to 18V 300mA power supply and connecting to the external coupling circuit of the motherboard. As a complete system-level power line communication modem, in automatic routing mode, the software automatically adapts to different conditions of the power line by configuring the optimal data routing path, carrier frequency, power and redundancy values. The power line communication module uses the industry-leading GridComm GC2200. OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access) power line communication transceiver.

The GC8800 module supports remotely controllable PWM and digital outputs, as well as ADC data and digital inputs that are read by the remote master. These control and monitoring packets are transmitted via the master node's UART/RS-485/RS-232 using the gridComm network management commands. For more information on PWM, digital I/O and ADC, please contact gridComm.

The PLC module is a slave node for small and compact chassis, especially for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), Automated Meter Reading (AMR), Intelligent Lighting Control, Industrial/Home Automation Designed for applications such as alternative energy, the Internet of Things, and smart lighting.
Features
Features
  • Simple, "plug and play" operation. Connect directly to the AC 220/240V power line.
  • Small volume design
  • Stable communication: communication on up to 18 OFDM channels based on the GC2200
  • Reliable, predictable communication: automatically configured in noisy environments via optimal channel scanning for the most stable and
  • reliable data transmission
  • New generation OFDMA transceivers have a maximum data rate of 175kbps
  • Repeater mode increases coverage distance
  • Frequency range: 5KHz to 500KHz
  • Configurable for FCC, Arib and CENELEC operating modes
  • Single power supply: DC12V @ 300mA
  • Power Rating - Receive (Rx) Mode: 12V DC @42mA
  • Operating temperature: -40°C to +85°C
  • Receive sensitivity: -75 dBm
  • Distance: Tested up to 3 km (actual distance depends on power line conditions)
Advantage
  • Simple, "plug and play" operation. Direct connection AC 220/240V power line
  • Stable communication: communication on up to 18 OFDM channels based on the GC2200
  • Reliable, predictable communication: automatically configured in a noisy environment via optimal channel scanning to provide the most stable and reliable data transmission
Application
  • Automatic meter reading (AMR)
  • Advanced Meter Reading Infrastructure (AMI)
  • Street Light Control Smart Energy Home Area Network
  • Smart Home (HA)
  • Building Automation (BA)
  • SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition)

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