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L6472 Discovery: development tool to explore L6472 motor driver
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The L6472 Discovery is a low cost development tool to explore the L6472 motor driver.

An ideal starter-kit for both beginners and experienced users, it is autonomous and can be used with a software interface or with a custom firmware thanks to the embedded microcontroller.

Through the available GUI the user can easily set the full configuration of application parameters.“Plug and Play” tool it offers high motor control flexibility thanks to the wide operating voltage range from 8 V to 45 V and the current capability up to 3 Ar.m.s. It is equipped with LED indicators for specific ready, busy, error warning.

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Key Features

  • STMicroelectronics®patented advanced current control
  • Fully autonomous solution embedding an STM32™ MCU and the L6472 stepper motor driver
  • Compatible with SPIN family evaluation software
  • Wide voltage range from 8 V to 45 V
  • High phase current up to 3 Ar.m.s
  • Footprint for external resonator or crystal
  • Switch motor input control
  • Keys start/left - stop/right - reset
  • Ready, busy, error LED indicators
  • Spare LED indicators for specific design
  • Adjustable supply voltage compensation
  • Up to 1/16 microstepping


Design Resources


Technical Documentation

Product Specifications

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DB2097: L6472 Discovery: development tool to explore L6472 motor driver
4.0 867 KB

User Manual

Description Version Size
UM1692: EVAL6472H-DISC: fully integrated stepper motor driver based on the L6472 and STM32™
2.0 2,582 KB

Hardware Resources

Board Manufacturing Specification

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184 KB

Bill of Materials

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7 KB

Schematic Pack

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121 KB

Related Tools and Software

Related Tools and Software

Part Number Description
STSW-SPIN002 Evaluation software with graphical user interface for motor driver ICs (STSPIN)
STSW-SPINDISC01 STSPIN Discovery boards firmware
stsw-spin004 firmware library dSPIN discovery

Publications and Collaterals


Description Version Size
dSPIN Discovery
839 KB

Sample & Buy

Part Number Marketing StatusCore ProductOrder From STUnit Price (US$)*
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Material Declaration**
EVAL6472H-DISCActiveL6472Buy Direct24.5Distributor reported inventory date: 2016-02-10
Distributor NameRegionStockMin. order
Farnell Element14Order NowEUROPE81

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