L6470 Discovery: development tool to explore L6470 motor driver

The L6470 Discovery is a low cost development tool to explore the L6470 motor driver.

An ideal starter-kit for both beginners and experienced users, it is autonomous and can be used with a software interface or with a custom firmware thanks to the embedded microcontroller.

Through the available GUI the user can easily set the full configuration of application parameters.“Plug and Play” tool it offers high motor control flexibility thanks to the wide operating voltage range from 8 V to 45 V and the current capability up to 3 Ar.m.s. It is equipped with LED indicators for specific ready, busy, error warning.

Key Features

  • Voltage mode driving featuring extreme smoothness
  • Up to 1/128 microstepping
  • Fully autonomous solution embedding an STM32™ MCU and the L6470H stepper motor driver
  • Compatible with SPIN family evaluation software
  • Wide voltage range from 8 V to 45 V
  • High phase current up to 3 Ar.m.s
  • Footprint optimized for external resonator or crystal
  • Switch motor input control
  • Keys start/left - stop/right - reset
  • Ready, busy, error LED indicators
  • Spare LED indicators for specific design
  • Adjustable supply voltage compensation




Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
DB2096 DB2096: L6470 Discovery: development tool to explore L6470 motor driver 4.0 1 MB
User Manuals
Description Version Size
UM1691 UM1691: EVAL6470H-DISC: fully integrated stepper motor driver based on the L6470 and STM32™ 2.0 1 MB
UM2022 UM2022: SPINFamily evaluation tool 1.2 1 MB

Hardware Resources

Board Manufacturing Specifications
Description Version Size
eval6470h-disc_gerber 1.0 183 KB
Bill of Materials
Description Version Size
eval6470h-disc_bom 1.0 6 KB
Schematic Packs
Description Version Size
eval6470h-disc_schem 1.0 110 KB

Publications and Collaterals

Description Version Size
STSPIN Discovery: Smoothness and precision was never so easy 1.0 1 MB
Description Version Size
Products and Solutions for Factory Automation and Control 1.0 3 MB


License Agreement
Description Version Size
Evaluation products license agreement 1.0 125 KB

Tools and Software

Development Tools
Embedded Software
Software Development Tools
Motor Control IC Software

Sample & Buy

Part Number Core Product Marketing Status Unit Price (US$) * Quantity ECCN (EU) ECCN (US) Country of Origin More info Order from ST Order from Distributors
EVAL6470H-DISC L6470 Active 24.50 1 NEC EAR99 - MORE INFO Buy Direct Add to cart DISTRIBUTOR AVAILABILITY

(*) Suggested Resale Price per unit (USD) for BUDGETARY USE ONLY. For quotes, prices in local currency, please contact your local ST Sales Office  or our Distributors

Quality & Reliability

Part Number Marketing Status Package Grade RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
EVAL6470H-DISC ActiveCARDIndustrialEcopack1

(**) The Material Declaration forms available on st.com may be generic documents based on the most commonly used package within a package family. For this reason, they may not be 100% accurate for a specific device. Please contact our sales support for information on specific devices.