Low voltage dual brush DC motor driver expansion board based on STSPIN240 for STM32 Nucleo

The X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1 is a low voltage dual brush DC motor driver expansion board based on the STSPIN240 for STM32 Nucleo.

It provides an affordable and easy-to-use solution for the implementation of portable motor driving applications such as thermal printers, robotics and toys.

Thanks to its programmable current limiter and complete set of protection features, it offers high levels of performance and robustness.

The X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1 is compatible with the Arduino UNO R3 connector and most STM32 Nucleo boards.

Key Features

  • Low voltage range from 1.8 V to 10 V
  • Current up to 1.3 A r.m.s
  • Current control with adjustable off-time
  • Full protection overcurrent and short-circuit protection
  • Low RDS (ON) power stage (HS + LS = 0.4 Ω typ.)
  • Thermal shutdown
  • Compatible with Arduino UNO R3 connector
  • Compatible with STM32 Nucleo boards
  • Connection for two independent DC motors
  • RoHS compliant




Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
DB3037 DB3037: Low voltage dual brush DC motor driver expansion board based on STSPIN240 for STM32 Nucleo 1.0 287 KB
User Manuals
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UM2112 UM2112: Getting started with the X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1 low voltage dual brush DC motor driver expansion based on STSPIN240 for STM32 Nucleo 1.0 798 KB

Presentations & Training Material

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X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1 Quick start guide 1.0.0 1 MB

Hardware Resources

Board Manufacturing Specifications
Description Version Size
X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1 gerber files 1.0 363 KB
Bill of Materials
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Schematic Pack
Description Version Size
X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1 schematics 1.0 194 KB

Publications and Collaterals

Selection Guides
Description Version Size
X-NUCLEO expansion boards motor control - Selection guide 1.0 458 KB
Description Version Size
STM32 Open Development Environment Brochure 15.10 4 MB

Tools and Software

Embedded Software
MCUs Embedded Software
Evaluation Tools
Product Evaluation Tools

Sample & Buy

Part Number Marketing Status Board production status Unit Price (US$) * Quantity ECCN (EU) ECCN (US) Country of Origin More info Order from ST Order from Distributors
X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1 Active Stock available 9.80 1 NEC EAR99 ITALY 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 RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1 ActiveEcopack2

(**) 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.