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L6480 Discovery: development tool to explore L6480 motor controller
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The L6480 Discovery is a low cost development tool to explore the L6480 motor controller.

The EVAL6480H-DISC is an ideal starter kit for both beginners and experienced users, it is autonomous and can be used with a software interface, or it can be used with custom firmware thanks to the embedded microcontroller.

Through the available GUI a user can easily set the full configuration of application parameters. The “Plug and Play” tool offers high motor control flexibility thanks to the wide operating voltage range from 10.5 V to 85 V and the current capability up to 7.8 Ar.m.s. It is equipped with LED indicators for a specific ready, busy, and error warning.

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Key Features

  • Voltage range from 10.5 V to 85 V
  • Phase current up to 7.8 A r.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
  • Sensorless stall detection
  • Compatible with SPIN family evaluation tool
  • Autonomous board due to an embedded firmware
  • Up to 1/128 microstepping
  • Programmable non dissipative overcurrent
  • Overtemperature protection

Design Resources


Technical Documentation

Product Specifications

Description Version Size
DB2310: L6480 Discovery: development tool to explore L6480 motor controller
2.0 602 KB

User Manual

Description Version Size
UM1756: EVAL6480H-DISC and EVAL6482H-DISC: high power stepper motor driver based on the L6480H/L6482H and STM32™
2.0 11,715 KB

Related Tools and Software

Related Tools and Software

Part Number Description
STSW-SPINDISC01 STSPIN Discovery boards firmware
STSW-SPIN002 Evaluation software with graphical user interface for motor driver ICs (STSPIN)
STSW-SPIN005 Firmware library for L6480, L6482 stepper motor drivers

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EVAL6480H-DISCActiveL6480-No availability reported, please contact our Sales officeEcopack1-

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