Achieve High Energy-Measurement Accuracy with Highly Integrated Single-Phase
Maxim Integrated's ZON M3 single-phase energy meter SoC enables +/-0.1%
accuracy over 5000:1 dynamic range.
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14, 2014
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Using the ZON™ M3 (MAX71315)
single-phase electricity meter SoC from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
(NASDAQ: MXIM), engineers now have a highly accurate, low-cost design system
for e-meters and solid-state meters.
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Superior metering metrology is essential for accurate monitoring and billing.
Additionally, meter manufacturers must consider cost in their designs, as
millions of meters are being deployed throughout the globe. The ZON M3
energy-meter solution integrates four 24-bit ADCs for 4-channel data
collection and +/-0.1% measurement accuracy over 5000:1 dynamic range. A
32-bit metrology compute engine (CE) ensures high-accuracy processing of all
collected data. Its two touch-switch inputs eliminate mechanical switches and
improve user experience, and its infrared (IR) communications interface
eliminates the typical extra IR receiver module. All the high integration
reduces cost and improves user experience.
oSuperior metering accuracy: +/-0.1% over 5000:1 dynamic range
oHigh integration:integrated touch-switch inputs and IR communications
improve user experience and reduce system cost; multiple interfaces (SPI,
I^2C, and 4 USART) for design versatility; real-time clock (RTC) with
temperature compensation and digital temperature sensor for highly
accurate temperature compensation; ample Flash and RAM memory for
oHigh performance:a 32-bit metrology CE ensures high-accuracy processing of
all collected data
o"The ZON M3 electricity meter SoC is the perfect answer for residential
market challenges," said Gregory Guez, Business Director for Energy
Solutions at Maxim Integrated. "It enables high accuracy and reduces BOM
cost for e-meters, submeters, and solid-state meters around the globe."
o"New technical standards will enhance smart meter technology and may even
revolutionize the whole value chain, from chip design to meter
manufacturing," said Julia Zhu, Senior Analyst at IHS China. "The two
cornerstones of the new standard, performance and reliability, will be key
to making a difference in the smart meter market."
Availability and Pricing
oThe ZON M3 electricity meter is available in a 100-pin LQFP package.
oPricing starts at $2.81 (1000-up, FOB USA).
A ZON M3 reference design is available to qualified customers. Hi-res images
for the ZON M3 end application and ZON M3 block diagram are available.
About Maxim Integrated
At Maxim Integrated, our designs make the world more integrated. And with
analog integration, the possibilities are endless. In Fiscal 2013, we reported
revenues of $2.4 billion.
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