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L6470

dSPIN: Fully integrated microstepping motor driver with motion engine and SPI
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The L6470 device, realized in analog mixed signal technology, is an advanced fully integrated solution suitable for driving two-phase bipolar stepper motors with microstepping. It integrates a dual low RDS(on)DMOS full bridge with all of the power switches equipped with an accurate on-chip current sensing circuitry suitable for non-dissipative current control and overcurrent protection. Thanks to a unique control system, a true 1/128 steps resolution is achieved. The digital control core can generate user defined motion profiles with acceleration, deceleration, speed or target position, easily programmed through a dedicated registers set. All commands and data registers, including those used to set analogue values (i.e. current control value, current protection trip point, deadtime, PWM frequency, etc.) are sent through a standard 5-Mbit/s SPI. A very rich set of protections (thermal, low bus voltage, overcurrent, motor stall) allows the design of a fully protected application, as required by the most demanding motor control applications.

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Key Features

  • Operating voltage: 8 - 45 V
  • 7.0 A out peak current (3.0 A r.m.s.)
  • Low RDS(on)Power MOSFETs
  • Programmable speed profile and positioning
  • Programmable power MOS slew rate
  • Up to 1/128 microstepping
  • Sensorless stall detection
  • SPI interface
  • Low quiescent and standby currents
  • Programmable non-dissipative overcurrent protection on high and low-side
  • Two-levels of overtemperature protection

Circuit Diagram

Design Resources

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Technical Documentation

Product Specifications

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DS6582: dSPIN™ fully integrated microstepping motor driver with motion engine and SPI
6.0 1,042 KB

Application Notes

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AN3980: STM32 firmware library for dSPIN L6470
1.1 787 KB
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AN3991: How to drive multiple stepper motors with the L6470 motor driver
2.1 580 KB
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AN4144: Voltage mode control operation and parameter optimization
2.0 1,334 KB
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AN4241: dSPIN™ family: fully integrated stepper motor drivers
1.1 280 KB
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AN4290: dSPIN™, cSPIN™ and easySPIN™ family communication protocol
1.1 816 KB

User Manual

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UM1691: EVAL6470H-DISC : fully integrated stepper motor driver based on the L6470 and STM32™
1.0 2,113 KB

Presentations & Training Material

Presentations

Description Version Size
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STM32F1xx motor-control firmware for dSPIN - quick guide
1.0.0 193 KB
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dSPIN Future in motion - L6470 presentation
1.0.0 2,257 KB

Related Tools and Software

Related Tools and Software

Part Number Description
EVAL6470H Fully integrated stepper motor driver mounting the L6470
EVAL6470H-DISC dSPIN Discovery: development tool to explore dSPIN (L6470) motor driver
EVAL6470PD Fully integrated stepper motor driver mounting the L6470 in a high power PowerSO package
STEVAL-IKM001V1 dSPIN evaluation kit based on the L6470H
STEVAL-PCC009V2 IBU Motor Control & IPS universal interface
STSW-SPIN002 SPIN family evaluation software for cSPIN and dSPIN
STSW-STM32033 STM32F1xx motor control firmware library for the L6470 dSPIN IC
stsw-spin004 firmware library dSPIN discovery

Publications and Collaterals

Flyer

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dSPIN Discovery
839 KB
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dSPIN Future in motion
1.0.0 213 KB
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xSPIN Motor Drivers
936 KB

Brochure

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Semiconductor solutions for healthcare applications
1.0 665 KB

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L6470HActiveHTSSOP28Tube-40150_-3.4Distributor reported inventory date: 2014-12-18
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