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CY3273 Low Voltage Powerline Communication Evaluation Kit | Cypress Semiconductor

CY3273 Low Voltage Powerline Communication Evaluation Kit

Last Updated: 
Sep 06, 2013

This Development Kit is obsolete as of September 2, 2013. If you are looking for a high voltage (110V – 240V AC) Powerline Communication kit please see: CY3274 kit here:

Please contact Cypress customer support if you have any questions.

Note: Cypress recommends that a user purchases two CY3273 kits to setup a two-node PLC subsystem for evaluation and development. Run PLC Control Panel GUI as Administrator in Windows 7.
  • Chip power supply derived from 12V to 24V AC/DC
  • On-chip powerline bridge application layer, powerline network protocol layer, and physical layer FSK modem
  • LED status indicators for Power, Powerline Transmit and Receive, and Band in Use
  • Five-position DIP switches
    • Three DIP switches for node logical address selection
    • One DIP switch to configure node I2C addressing mode
    • One DIP switch to select between the external crystal and oscillator
  • Integrated Powerline Modem PHY

Kit Contents:

  • CY3273 Quick Start Guide
  • CY3273 PLC LV Evaluation Board
  • CD containing:
  • 12V Power Supply
  • Cable to Create LV Daisy Chain
  • USB-I2C Bridge
  • Five Wire Ribbon Cable for I2C communication, External Reset, and Powering External Board
  • Retractable USB Cable
  • Five CY8CPLC10-28PVXI Device Samples


Software Title Description Link
PSoC Designer This kit requires PSoC Designer for development
PSoC Programmer This kit requires PSoC Programmer for programming
Powerline Communcation PLC Contol Panel Application