Low voltage brush DC motor driver

The STSPIN250 is a single brush DC motor driver integrating a low Rds(ON) power stage in a small VFQFPN 3 x 3 mm package.

The full-bridge implements a PWM current controller with fixed OFF time.

The device is designed to operate in battery-powered scenarios and can be forced in a zero-consumption state allowing a significant increase in battery life.

The device offers a complete set of protection features including overcurrent, overtemperature and short-circuit protection.

Key Features

  • Operating voltage from 1.8 to 10 V
  • Maximum output current 2.6 Arms with OUTAx paralled to OUTBx
  • RDS(ON) HS + LS = 0.2 Ω typ.
  • Current control with programmable off-time
  • Full protection set
    • Non-dissipative overcurrent protection
    • Short-circuit protection
    • Thermal shutdown
  • Energy saving and long battery life with standby consumption less than 80 nA


Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
DS11872 DS11872: Low voltage brush DC motor driver 2.0 525 KB

Presentations & Training Material

Description Version Size
An introduction to electric motors 1.0 2 MB

Publications and Collaterals

Description Version Size
STSPIN motor drivers - The best things come in small packages 11.2016 343 KB
STSPIN motor drivers - The best things come in small packages 1.0 952 KB
Selection Guides
Description Version Size
STSPIN motor drivers 11.2017 1 MB
Description Version Size
Motor Control Reference Guide 15.10 2 MB
Products and solutions for Smart industry 2.0 5 MB

Tools and Software

Development Tools
Software Development Tools
STM32 Open Development Environment
Get Started Support & Community

Sample & Buy

Part Number Marketing Status Quantity Unit Price (US$) * Package Packing Type Operating Temperature (°C) (min) Operating Temperature (°C) (max) ECCN (EU) ECCN (US) Country of Origin More info Order from ST Order from Distributors
STSPIN250 Active 1000 0.75 VFQFPN 16 3x3x1.0 Tape And Reel -40 150 NEC EAR99 PHILIPPINES MORE INFO Get Sample 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 Marketing Lead Time Qty Material Declaration**
STSPIN250 ActiveVFQFPN 16 3x3x1.0Industrial - 0 0

(**) 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.