The MPC8306 and MPC8306S are part of the cost-effective MPC830x communications processor family based on the e300 core and built on Power Architecture® technology. The devices integrate QUICC Engine® technology capable of supporting HDLC, TDM and 10/100 R/MII. The MPC8306 also supports IEEE® 1588 v2 time stamping. The MPC8306/S devices provide users with a highly integrated, fully programmable communications processor for use in many networking, industrial control and low-end embedded applications. This helps ensure that a cost-effective system solution can be quickly developed and offers flexibility to accommodate new standards and evolving system requirements.