BlueChip PLC Fully IEEE1901 compliant broadband PLC communication LSI

BlueChip PLC Fully IEEE1901 compliant broadband PLC communication LSI

BlueChip PLC

BlueChip PLC

BlueChip PLC Multi-hop offers wide area and large scale broadband network on existing wire lines such as power line, coaxial cable and twist pare cable for building and home infrastructure.

Model number
: KL5BPLC250WMP (multi-hop version)


KL5BPLC250WMP is a PLC device that support Multi-hopping that enables more than thousand nodes IoT network. By its stable and strong network capability, KL5BPLC250WMP contributes to establish new value of facilities by using existing and various type of wires for HEMS/BEMS applications.

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BlueChip PLC multi-hop version

  • Multi-hopping.Multi-hopping

    BlueChip PLC Multi-hop supports up to 10 hops multi-hopping with stable and dynamic routing function.
  • Large scale network

    Large scale network

    BlueChip PLC Multi-hop is compliant ITU-T G.9905 standard for its routing that enables large scale network with up to 1024 nodes.
  • High speed communication

    High speed communication

    By its broadband communication up to 30Mbps, BlueChip PLC Multi-hop capable to create IoT network in various area such as , BEMS, FEMS and other building and factory automation.
  • Use existing wiring to reduce installation costs

    Use existing wiring to reduce installation costs
    No additional construction is necessary because BlueChip PLC uses existing wiring. The end results are vastly reduced installation costs and assured connectivity even in heavily walled structures, which can often interfere with standard wireless networks.

■BCP Network Manager

Cutting edge BCPNetwork Manager tool enables user to set up, establish and monitor its network by BlueChip Multihop easily for evaluation and field test as well.




Manage building environments

Manage building environments

Reduce costs associated with installing sensor networks for environment-monitoring systems.

Specification & Materials

Product number KL5BPLC250WMP
PLC Frequency 2-28MHz
Modulation Wavelet OFDM
PHY rate 240 Mbps (max. PHY Rate)
Error correction Reed-Solomon+Convolution Code Viterbi Decode, LDPC-CC
CPU ARM946E-S 16 Kbyte Instruction Cache
System Clock 125MHz
Peripheral I/F GPIO, UART, MII
Power consumption Full access 0.49W(Typ)
Power Save mode 0.07W
Power supply 1.2, 3.3V
Operating temperature -40 - 85?C
Encryption AES-128bit
Package TQFP, 144pin, 16x16mm
Hopping 10 hopping
Materials Brochure(500KB)
  • Maximum PHY speed of 240 Mbps
  • Widely used for Smart Grid, HEMS, BEMS, MEMS, FEMS, AMR, AMI and other systems
  • Development platform containing communications evaluation kit, software development kit and tools for verifying communication performance
  • Partner company for providing module equipped with BlueChip PLC to reduce personnel costs

Development Kit

The following development platforms are available:

  • BlueChip PLC Evaluation Kit

    • - Performance evaluation guide
    • - Speed test program [Net Test]
    • - Tool manager (and Manual)
    • - Power control tool (and Manual)
    • - BCP Network Manager (Only Multi-hop)
    • - Hardware application note
    • - Reference design (BOM, Schematic)
    • - Evaluation board [Dolphin-STD]
    • ※ Complete : 2unites / Multi-hop : 4unites

    BlueChip PLC Development Kit

    • - Function specifications
    • - System structual specification
    • - System interface specifications
    • - Software development guide
    • - Parameter specifications
    • - External Command I/F Manual
    • - Reference design (Layout)
    • - Sample program for External command
    • - Sample firmware (Source code)
    • - Maintenance Application Software (Source code)
  • Evaluation Board [Dolphin-STD]

    BlueChip PLC通信評価kit 「Mole」 ※本KitはSDKには含まれません。