periCORE SPE Communication Module

Award-winning: Perinet's periCORE SPE module enables the direct integration of Single Pair Ethernet into basic sensors and actuators for the first time. This makes periCORE the central element in the Perinet Seamless IoT Connectivity System.

The product-ready integrated software packages can be quickly and easily customized as required. The included cybersecurity package enables secure communication with 256-bit encryption and  easy operation via any https-capable browser.

periCORE SPE Communication Module

The periCORE SPE communication module combines everything necessary to make the smallest devices such as sensors intelligent and network-compatible:
a powerful microcontroller, a dedicated micro server, a network switch with several ports and a 24V DC voltage regulator, all ready for installation in the smallest of spaces. In most cases, the supplied software only needs to be minimally adapted to the specific device, so that manufacturers of sensors, actuators and other tiny components can make their products intelligent and network-compatible in the shortest possible time and without the need for extensive knowledge development:
The periCORE module is the fastest and cheapest way to make products IoT-enabled. It turns formerly passive sensors and actuators into intelligent devices that can pre-process data and work on an event-driven basis. The entire network technology, including state-of-the-art security and firmware management, is pre-implemented and ready for use. periCORE enables rebranding (integration without naming our name) and adaptation to your own devices with minimal development effort (low-code). Anyone can develop a customized firmware for the periCORE with the complementary development kit.

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Key Features

  • Fully qualified Industrial IoT module
  • Firmware development framework
  • Provided TCP/IPv6 stack
  • Event-based minimal operating system
  • arm Cortex®-R4 250MHz processor core
  • 32-MBit flash memory for persistent storage
  • Up to 3x 100BASE-T1 Single Pair Ethernet Phys (IEEE 802.3bw compatible)
  • Integrated Ethernet switching core
  • Compact form factor
  • Operated with 24V
  • Integrated 3V3 power supply

Operational Parameters

  • Operating voltage: 24 VDC
  • Power supply: 3.3 VDC (up to 100mA)
  • Temperature range: -40°C to +85°C
  • Power consumption: 0.6W


  • 2 x 100BASE-T1 Phy (IEEE 802.3bw)
  • 1 x Combined 100BASE-T1/TX Phy
  • 1 x MAC to arm processor core
  • 1 x UART
  • 1 x I2C
  • 2 x GPIO

Order numbers and details

periCORE PRN.000.001 periCORE single pair ethernet communication module
periCORE Development Board PRN.000.019 Minimal firmware development setup
periCORE Development Kit PRN.000.020 Full featured firmware development setup