3 Phase Motor Driver-IC for Automotive Safety Applications - DRV3201-Q1


3 Phase Motor Driver-IC for Automotive Safety Applications


The bridge driver is dedicated to automotive 3 phase brushless DC motor control including safety relevant applications. It provides six dedicated drivers for normal level N-Channel MOSFET transistors. The driver capability is designed to handle gate charges of 250 nC, and the driver source/sink currents are programmable for easy output slope adjustment. The device also incorporates sophisticated diagnosis, protection and monitoring features through an SPI interface. A boost converter with integrated FET provides the overdrive voltage, allowing full control on the power-stages even for low battery voltage down to 4.75 V.


  • Qualified for Automotive Applications
  • AEC-Q100 Test Guidance With the Following
    • Device Temperature Grade 1: –40°C to 125°C
      Ambient Operating Temperature
    • Device HBM ESD Classification Level 2
    • Device CDM ESD Classification Level C3
  • 3 Phase Bridge Driver for Motor Control
  • Drives 6 Separate N-Channel Power MOSFETs
    up to 250-nC Gate Charge
  • Programmable 140-mA to 1-A Gate Current Drive
    (Source/Sink) for Easy Output Slope Adjustment
  • –7-V to 40-V Compliance on All FET Driver Pins
    to Handle Inductive Undershooting and
  • Separate Control Input for Each Power MOSFET
  • PWM Frequency up to 30 kHz
  • Supports 100% Duty Cycle Operation
  • Operating Voltage: 4.75 to 30 V
  • Proper Low Supply Voltage Operation Due to
    Integrated Boost Converter for Gate-Driver
    Voltage Generation
  • Logic Functional Down to 3 V
  • Short Circuit Protection With VDS-Monitoring and
    Adjustable Detection Level
  • Two Integrated High Accuracy Current Sense
    Amplifiers With Two Gain-Programmable Second
    Stage for Higher Resolution at Low Load Current
  • Overvoltage and Undervoltage Protection
  • Shoot-Through Protection With Programmable
    Dead Time
  • Three Real Time Phase Comparators
  • Overtemperature Warning and Shut Down
  • Sophisticated Failure Detection and Handling
    Through SPI Interface
  • Sleep Mode Function
  • Reset and Enable Function
  • Package: 64-pin HTQFP PowerPAD™

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Parametrics Compare all products in Brushless DC Gate Drivers for Safety Applications

Vs (Min) (V)
Vs (Max) (V)
Vs ABS (Max) (V)
Vs ABS (Min) (V)
Gate Drive (A)
# of half-bridges
Current Sense Amps
Control I/F
Additional Features
Operating Temperature Range (C)
Approx. Price (US$)
DRV3201-Q1 DRV3205-Q1
4.75     4.75    
40     60    
-0.3     -0.3    
1     1    
3     3    
2     3    
6x direct predriver control inputs, SPI     6x direct predriver control inputs, SPI    
Automotive Qualified
VDS Monitoring
Sleep Mode
Over Voltage Protection
Under Voltage Protection
3-Phase Comparator
Shoot-Through Protection
Failure Detection    
Automotive Qualified ,VDS Monitoring ,VGS Monitoring ,Q&A Watchdog ,Internal Driver Diagnostics, System Supervision Functions, Shoot-Through Protection, Over Voltage Protection  ,Under Voltage Protection, Over Temperature Protection,Sleep Mode        
Automotive     Automotive    
-40 to 125     -40 to 125    
64HTQFP     48HTQFP    
2.63 | 1ku      

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