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Powerline Analog Front-End (AFE)

Data Sheets
Part Number Description:  Key Advantages
MAX2991 Power-Line Communications (PLC) Integrated Analog Front-End Transceiver

Prestandard conformance (IEEE P1901.2, ITU G.9955, and IEC/CENELEC); supports large lighting arrays over long distances using IPv6 compatible networking 
MAX2981 Integrated Powerline Communication Analog Front-End Transceiver and Line Driver

Industrial-grade modem supports data rates up to 14Mbps over AC or DC power lines within buildings; point-to-multipoint addressing to control groups of lights 

Key Specifications:

Powerline Communications
Part Number Frequency Band Data Rate
Compliance Interface Compatibility Functions Package/Pins Oper. Temp.
MAX2991  10kHz to 490kHz 0.1
Seamless Interface to Digital PHY ICs G3-PLC Narrowband AFE
-40 to +85
MAX2981  4.49MHz to 20.7MHz - - HomePlug® 1.0 Broadband AFE
-40 to +105
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