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CY3275 Programmable Low Voltage Powerline Communication Development Kit

Last Updated: 
Dec 16, 2020

This Development Kit is obsolete as of September 2, 2013.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.

This development kit is for low voltage development kit for CY8CPLC20 and works with low Voltage (12-24V AC/DC) power lines. It has RJ45 connector to use with ICE debugger and RS232- COM port for communication and a header for attaching LCD card.

Low Voltage Powerline Development Kit Image (CY3275)Low Voltage Powerline Development Chip Image (CY3275)

The CY3275 Programmable Low Voltage Powerline Communication Development Kit is a tool to do system design using the ability of the CY8CPLC20 devices to transmit data up to 2400 bps over Low Voltage (12-24V AC/DC) Powerlines.

Note: Cypress recommends that a user purchases two CY3275 kits to setup a two-node PLC subsystem for evaluation and development. Run PLC Control Panel GUI as Administrator in Windows 7.


  • User friendly PLC Control Panel application available on the kit CD-ROM
  • Chip power supply derived from 12V to 24V AC/DC
  • CY8CPLC20-OCD chip -- 100-pin TQFP on chip debug (OCD) device that allows for the quick design and debug of PLC applications
  • User configurable general purpose LEDs
  • General purpose 8-bit DIP switch
  • RJ45 connector to use ICE debugger
  • RS232 COM port for communication
  • Header to attach LCD card
  • I2C header for communicating to external devices
  • ISSP header for programming the CY8CPLC20 chip

Kit Contents:


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