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Current Controller For Stepping Motors

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  • The L6506/D is a linear integrated circuit designed to sense and control the current in stepping motors and similar devices. When used in conjunction with the L293, L298, L7150, L6114/L6115, the chip set forms a constant current drive for an inductive load and performs all the interface function from the control logic thru the power stage.

    Two or more devices may be synchronized using the sync pin. In this mode of operation the oscillator in the master chip sets the operating frequency in all chips.

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Technical Documentation

    • Description Version Size Action
      DS0083
      CURRENT CONTROLLER FOR STEPPING MOTORS
      2.0
      472.36 KB
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      DS0083

      CURRENT CONTROLLER FOR STEPPING MOTORS

    • Description Version Size Action
      AN235
      Stepper motor driving
      2.2
      1.25 MB
      PDF
      AN469
      Using the L6506 for current control of stepping motors
      1.4
      1.4 MB
      PDF
      AN235

      Stepper motor driving

      AN469

      Using the L6506 for current control of stepping motors

    • Description Version Size Action
      DN0006
      A high power stepper motor driver
      1.2
      63 KB
      PDF
      DT0003
      Implementing fast decay mode chopping using the L6506
      1.1
      276.79 KB
      PDF
      DT0125
      L647x slew rate control: reduce power losses and operative junction temperature
      1.0
      329.64 KB
      PDF
      DT0056
      Planning for easy troubleshooting with your L647x, L648x, or PowerStep01 design
      2.0
      172.22 KB
      PDF
      DT0002
      Reducing torque variation in half step drive
      1.2
      127.67 KB
      PDF
      DN0006

      A high power stepper motor driver

      DT0003

      Implementing fast decay mode chopping using the L6506

      DT0125

      L647x slew rate control: reduce power losses and operative junction temperature

      DT0056

      Planning for easy troubleshooting with your L647x, L648x, or PowerStep01 design

      DT0002

      Reducing torque variation in half step drive

Presentations & Training Material

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      An introduction to electric motors 1.0
      2.23 MB
      PDF

      An introduction to electric motors

Publications and Collaterals

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      STM32_Nucleo_expansion_boards_Motor_control_selection_guide 1.0
      777.64 KB
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      STSPIN motor drivers 11.2017
      1.6 MB
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      STM32_Nucleo_expansion_boards_Motor_control_selection_guide

      STSPIN motor drivers

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      Motor Control Reference Guide 15.12
      1.57 MB
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      Products and solutions for Smart industry 3.0
      2.99 MB
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      Motor Control Reference Guide

      Products and solutions for Smart industry

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      STSPIN Motor Control: Design Considerations for Brushless Direct Current Motor Control 1.0
      5.54 MB
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      STSPIN Motor Control: Design Considerations for Brushless Direct Current Motor Control

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Part Number Marketing Status Package Grade RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
L6506
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PDIP 18 Industrial Ecopack1
L6506D
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SO-20 Industrial Ecopack2
L6506D013TR
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SO-20 Industrial Ecopack2

L6506

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PDIP 18

Material Declaration**:

Marketing Status

Active

Package

PDIP 18

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack1

L6506D

Package:

SO-20

Material Declaration**:

PDF XML

Marketing Status

Active

Package

SO-20

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

L6506D013TR

Package:

SO-20

Material Declaration**:

PDF XML

Marketing Status

Active

Package

SO-20

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

(**) The Material Declaration forms available on st.com may be generic documents based on the most commonly used package within a package family. For this reason, they may not be 100% accurate for a specific device. Please contact our sales support for information on specific devices.

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1.518 / 1k

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DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 501 1 Order Now
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 671 1 Order Now
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ARROW AMERICA 235 1000 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 1101 1 Order Now
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 1038 1 Order Now
RUTRONIK EUROPE 640 40 Order Now

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501

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WORLDWIDE Order Now

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671

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660

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235

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1000

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1101

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ANGLIA Live

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1038

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1

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640

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125

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EAR99

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

L6506D013TR

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Unit Price (US$)

1.518

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.518 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL6506D013TR

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Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 3 1 Order Now
COMPEL EUROPE 375 1 Order Now
ARROW EUROPE 13000 0 Order Now
Newark Element14 AMERICA 196 0 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 1550 1 Order Now
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 38 1 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-07-02

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3

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1

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WORLDWIDE Order Now

COMPEL

Stock

375

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13000

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196

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1550

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1

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Farnell Element14

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38

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Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-07-02

Package

SO-20

Packing Type

Tape And Reel

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

0

(max)

125

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

L6506

Marketing Status

Active

Unit Price (US$)

1.518

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.518 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL6506

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 709 1 Order Now
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 157 1 Order Now
FUTURE WORLDWIDE 580 1 Order Now
Newark Element14 AMERICA 20 0 Order Now
ARROW AMERICA 43 1000 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 930 1 Order Now
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 323 1 Order Now
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 537 1 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-07-02

Distributor Name

DIGIKEY

Stock

709

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

157

Min.Order

1

Region

EUROPE Order Now

FUTURE

Stock

580

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

Newark Element14

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20

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43

Min.Order

1000

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930

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1

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323

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1

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ANGLIA Live

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537

Min.Order

1

Region

EUROPE Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-07-02

Package

PDIP 18

Packing Type

Tube

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

0

(max)

125

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

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