SPC4 – DP/PA Protocol ASIC
SAR Pack of 5 SPC42 – € 97,60
SAR Pack of 160 SPC42 – ContactUs

The SPC42 protocol ASIC can be used to implement DP as well as PA devices. It manages layer 1 and 2 of PROFIBUS. It has to be operated with a processor and heavy protocol software.

SPC4 – DP/PA Protocol ASIC
Product features

PROFIBUS Specifications

  •  Supported protocols: DP, DP-V1, PA
  • Integration depth: Partially integrated slave
  • Transmission speeds: 9.6 kbps .. 12 Mbps (RS 485), 31.25 kbps (MBP-IS)
  • Total product implementation: ASIC + processor

Hardware Specifications

  • Package: 44 pin PQFP
  • Temperature range: -40..+85 °C
  • Supply Voltage: 3.3 up to 5 Volt
  • Supported uP families: Siemens, Intel, Motorola
  • External uP interface: Parallel 8 bits
  • Dual port RAM buffer size: 1.64 kByte

Software Specifications

  • Software driver suppliers: TMG-itec
  • Indications: Polling list
Products Price Order code Remarks
Pack of 5 SPC42 ASICs € 97,60 SPC42/005  
Pack of 160 SPC42 ASICs Contact us SPC42/160  
  • Only the RoHS version is available.
  • The new version has a slightly different footprint.
  • Because of the demand the SPC42 takes of the processor, we do not recommended to implement it in simple DP products.
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