Network Smart Gateway Reference Design Kit

Part Number: MPC8308-NSG
Manufacturer: FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR
Product Title: FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR - MPC8308-NSG - EVAL, NETWORKED SMART GATEWAY



Short Description: Freescale's feature-rich Networked Smart Gateway reference design is based on the highly versatile, low-cost MPC8308 PowerQUICC II Pro processor, and easily supports a wide range of highly relevant applications; including energy monitoring and manage ...
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  • CPU
    • Freescale MPC8308 up to 400 MHz
  • Power
    • 12 V DC input
  • Memory subsystem
    • On-board 128-MByte DDR2 unbuffered SDRAM
    • 8-MByte NOR Flash
    • 32-MByte NAND Flash
    • 256Kbit EEPROM
  • 10/100/1000 BaseT Ethernet ports
    • eTSEC1: RGMII interface: WAN, 1 x 10/100/1000 BaseT with RJ-45 interface, using AtherosTM AR8035 single port 10/100/1000 BaseT PHY
    • eTSEC2: RGMII interface: LAN, 1 x 10/100/1000 BaseT with RJ-45 interface, using AtherosTM AR8035 single port 10/100/1000 BaseT PHY
  • Support for home security and surveillance, VoIP and HD video streaming
  • Flexibility and scalability to run a variety of applications simultaneously
  • USB 2.0 Host
    • ULPI interface: 2x USB 2.0 Type A Receptacle interface, using SMSCTM USB3300 Hi-Speed USB PHY and Genesys Logic’s GL850A USB 2.0 HUB Controller with 4 downstream ports
  • "Anytime, anywhere" access and control via an M2M link
  • PCI Express
    • One mini PCI Express Connector supports half size mini PCIe card
  • SDHC
    • One SD/MMC Card Connector
  • Connectivity features include integrated 802.11n 2x2 Wi-Fi module that delivers over 300 Mbps of WLAN performance, as well as broadband WAN via either Cable, DSL or 3G/4G
  • I2C
    • ATMELAT88SC0104CA Secure EEPROM on I2C1
    • Mini PCI Express connector on I2C1
    • ST M2456 256Kbit EEPROM on I2C2
    • Zigbee Module on I2C2
  • Software stack includes NVR for home surveillance and monitoring, as well as HD video streaming
  • UART
    • UART1: 3-pin serial connector for 2-wire (RxD, TxD)
    • UART2: communication interface between MPC8308 and Zigbee module
  • Board Connectors
    • One DC power jack
    • JTAG / COP for MPC8308 debugging
    • JTAG for Zigbee module development tool
  • NSG reference design is mass production ready and features a low-cost clamshell enclosure with internal antennas
  • 6-layer PCB (4 layers signals and separate power and ground layers)
  • Complete suite of Freescale-owned OpenWrt software (no license fee)
  • Graphical user interface that enables M2M web-based access and management of customer premise devices and applications
  • Certification
  • FCC
  • Lead-Free (RoHS)

Freescale's feature-rich Networked Smart Gateway reference design is based on the highly versatile, low-cost MPC8308 PowerQUICC II Pro processor, and easily supports a wide range of highly relevant applications; including energy monitoring and management, home automation control, home security and surveillance, as well as VoIP and HD video streaming.

The MPC8308-NSG Networked Smart Gateway enables "anytime, anywhere" access and control via an M2M link from any smart handheld device via its easy-to-use graphical user interface. Delivering comprehensive HAN, WLAN and WAN connectivity, the MPC8308-NSG incorporates:

  • An integrated MPC13226 ZigBee® radio and the HAN profiles for Smart Energy 1.0 and Home Automation 1.0. as well as smart plugs and appliances
  • An integrated 802.11n 2x2 Wi-Fi module that delivers over 300 Mbps of WLAN performance
  • Support for broadband WAN connectivity via either cable, DSL or 3G/4G

The MPC8308-NSG reference design includes a complete suite of Freescale-owned OpenWrt software that requires no license fees. The mass-production-ready kit features a compact, 4" x 5" four-layer board, and includes a low cost clamshell enclosure with internal antennas and power supply. The kit includes a fully tested NSG unit, power supply, documentation and cabling, and comes with full schematics, gerbers and free OpenWrt software stack and can be ordered from Freescale Direct or our distributors.

Key Applications: Home security and safety systems,Energy management and monitoring,Wireless media gateway,WLAN AP/routers

  • MPC8308-NSG Networked Smart Gateway Reference Design board
  • Freescale-owned OpenWrt software
  • Power Supply
  • Documentation and Cabling
             
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Schematics / Layout filesmpc8308 networked smart gateway schematics (.zip)
Schematics / Layout filesmpc8308 networked smart gateway orcad files (.zip)