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L298

Dual Full Bridge Driver
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The L298 is an integrated monolithic circuit in a 15-lead Multiwatt and PowerSO20 packages. It is a high voltage, high current dual full-bridge driver designed to accept standard TTL logic levels and drive inductive loads such as relays, solenoids, DC and stepping motors. Two enable inputs are provided to enable or disable the device independently of the input signals. The emitters of the lower transistors of each bridge are connected together and the corresponding external terminal can be used for the connection of an external sensing resistor. An additional supply input is provided so that the logic works at a lower voltage.

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Key Features

  • OPERATING SUPPLY VOLTAGE UP TO 46V
  • TOTAL DC CURRENT UP TO 4A
  • LOW SATURATION VOLTAGE
  • OVERTEMPERATURE PROTECTION
  • LOGICAL "0" INPUT VOLTAGE UP TO 1.5 V (HIGH NOISE IMMUNITY)

Circuit Diagram

Design Resources

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Technical Documentation

Product Specifications

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DS0218: Dual full-bridge driver
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Application Notes

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AN1495: Microstepping stepper motor drive using peak detecting current control
3.2 709 KB
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AN235: Stepper motor driving
2.2 1,282 KB
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AN240: Applications of monolithic bridge drivers
1.2 934 KB

Design Notes & Tips

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DT0002: Reducing torque variation in half step drive
1.0 129 KB
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DT0003: Implementing fast decay mode chopping using the L6506
1.1 277 KB

Presentations & Training Material

Presentations

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PowerSPIN - Monolithic motor control ICs
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Hardware Resources

Board Manufacturing Specification

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PCB Layout
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PCB Layout
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PCB Layout
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Sample & Buy

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Material Declaration**
L298HNActiveMW 15LTube-40150_Free Samples2.402Distributor reported inventory date: 2015-09-01
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L298PActivePowerSO-20Tube-40150_-2.504Distributor reported inventory date: 2015-09-01
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AVNETOrder NowAMERICA5810
ARROWOrder NowEUROPE9300
RS COMPONENTSOrder NowEUROPE10861
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L298P013TRActivePowerSO-20Tape And Reel-40150_Free Samples2.504Distributor reported inventory date: 2015-09-01
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ARROWOrder NowAMERICA930600
AVNETOrder NowAMERICA24000
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RS COMPONENTSOrder NowEUROPE5005
DIGIKEYOrder NowWORLDWIDE29621
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