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Semtech EV8600

Semtech EV8600

Single-Chip Dual Modem PLC+RF SoC

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The EV8600 is a hybrid sub-GHZ RF + narrowband PLC single-chip transceiver SoC with both modems capable of simultaneous or independent operation. The PLC block of EV8600 comprises a multi-band (including CENELEC, FCC and ARIB bands), multi-standard modem covering the following standards:

- TU-T G.9903 (G3-PLC)

- ITU-T G.9904 (PRIME)

- IEEE P1901.2

- IEC 61334 (S-FSK)

On the RF side, the EV8600 covers bands from 137MHz to 1020MHz and features LoRa® which provides ultra-long spread spectrum communications and high interference immunity. The radio modem covers the following standards:

- Lora®

- 802.15.4g (WiSUN)

- Wireless MBUS TOP LEVEL Modem


  • Dual Modem Overlay PLC+RF
  • Dual Modem PLC for Path A, RF for Path B
  • Multi-Band and Multi-Standard RF and PLC
  • Integrated hardware AES encryption & decryption engine
  • Internal processor for network layer
    • 6LowPan
    • IEC 61334-4-32
    • Bridging and routing data packets between two modems
  • Internal processor for upper layers applications such as Echonet-Lite
  • Integrated secure Flash Memory
  • Software Architecture, future proof.
  • Firmware upgradable Over The Air (OTA) or Over The Wire (OTW)
  • Industrial Temperature range


  • Automated Meter Reading
  • Revenue Protection Kiosk
  • Home and Building Automation
  • Industrial Monitoring and Control
  • HAN/LAN Gateway


  • Pb-free, Halogen free, RoHS/WEEE compliant product

Order Codes

  • EV8600ILGTRT - 3,000 pcs. tape & reel
  • EV8600ILGT - 1,680 pcs. 

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