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STEVAL-VNH5050A

VNH5050A Evaluation Board
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STEVAL-VNH5050A offers dedicated power stage and controls suitable for electric DC motor driving. This evaluation board comes pre-assembled with VNH5050A H-bridge belonging to the VNH Motor Driver series based on VIPower®proprietary technology. Typical applications are dual washer pump and seat regulation.

This evaluation board consists of a motherboard (STM8 Universal Board) and a daughterboard.

The motherboard, based on STM8 microcontroller, provides the logic section for monitoring and driving the VNH5050A assembled in the daughterboard.

With the aim to make simpler the board usage and settings, ST provides a dedicated and user-friendly software with a Graphic User Interface (GUI). This enables the user to set VNH5050A parameters (PWM, Motor direction…) and at the same time it shows real time device diagnostic information like current output evolution, battery voltage monitoring, board temperature and much more.

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Key Features

  • Handling up to 30 A of maximum motor current output
  • Undervoltage and overvoltage shutdown
  • Overvoltage clamp
  • Device thermal protection
  • Cross-conduction protection
  • Current and power limitation
  • Very low standby power consumption
  • Programmable PWM operation (up to 20 kHz)
  • Protection against loss of ground and loss of VCC
  • Motor current monitoring (thanks to VNH5050A current sense output)
  • Device output protected against short to ground and short to VCC
  • Graphic User Interface (GUI)

Design Resources

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Technical Documentation

Product Specifications

Description Version Size
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DB2003: Motor driver evaluation board based on VNH5050A
3.0 1,356 KB

User Manual

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UM1682: STEVAL-VNH5050A Evaluation board
1.0 641 KB

HW Model & CAD Libraries

HW Model & CAD Libraries

Description Version Size
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ASSP VIP USB driver
1,295 KB
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Graphic User Interface
1,550 KB

Sample & Buy

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Part Number Marketing StatusMaterial DeclarationOrder From STUnit Price (US$)*
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Distributor AvailabilityRoHS Compliance Grade
STEVAL-VNH5050AActiveBuy Direct207.02Distributor reported inventory date: 2014-04-17
Distributor NameRegionStockMin. order
MOUSEROrder NowWORLDWIDE31
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