L6472 Discovery: development tool to explore L6472 motor driver

The L6472 Discovery is a low cost development tool to explore the L6472 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

  • STMicroelectronics® patented advanced current control
  • Fully autonomous solution embedding an STM32™ MCU and the L6472 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 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
  • Up to 1/16 microstepping




Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
DB2097 DB2097: L6472 Discovery: development tool to explore L6472 motor driver 4.0 867 KB
User Manuals
Description Version Size
UM1692 UM1692: EVAL6472H-DISC: fully integrated stepper motor driver based on the L6472 and STM32™ 2.0 2 MB
UM2022 UM2022: SPINFamily evaluation tool 2.0 2 MB

Hardware Resources

Board Manufacturing Specifications
Description Version Size
eval6472h-disc_gerber 1.0 183 KB
Bill of Materials
Description Version Size
eval6472h-disc_bom 1.0 6 KB
Schematic Pack
Description Version Size
eval6472h-disc_schem 1.0 120 KB

Publications and Collaterals

Description Version Size
STSPIN Discovery: Smoothness and precision was never so easy 1.0 1 MB
Selection Guides
Description Version Size
X-NUCLEO expansion boards motor control - Selection guide 1.0 458 KB
Description Version Size
Products and solutions for Smart industry 2.0 5 MB


License Agreement
Description Version Size
Evaluation products license agreement 1.4 128 KB

Tools and Software

Development Tools
Software Development Tools
Embedded Software
Motor Control IC Software
Support & Community

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
EVAL6472H-DISC L6472 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**
EVAL6472H-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.