Cordless Handheld Garden Tools

Robotic Garden Tools

Description

Cordless Garden tools are moving away from brushed motors to brushless DC motors (BLDC) to maximize efficiency at full and partial loads, and to achieve accurate speed and torque control over wide operation range. As these motors are electronically commutated, integrated semiconductor motor driver ICs and solutions are needed to enable more efficient, durable, and quiet motor drives.

With the compact size of handheld tools, the control board of the system needs to be as small as possible, which requires higher integration of the components used on the PCB as well as better thermal management of the power stage.

Our system-based solutions also demonstrate accurate current, temperature and rotation monitoring. Capacitance or inductive sensing-based user control interfaces enable robust and reliable knob, slider, trigger, or button controls that do not wear down like common resistive switches or potentiometer- based controls.

Our fully tested TI Designs help address these design challenges as well as thermal management, meeting EMI/EMC requirements, achieving small PCB form factor and higher motor drive stage efficiency with additional safety and sensing features.

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Application notes & user guides

Application Notes (15)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
HTM 9 KB 11 May 2016 1751
PDF 293 KB 24 Jul 2015 512
HTM 9 KB 15 Jul 2015 1699
HTM 8 KB 11 Jun 2014 1012
HTM 9 KB 01 Jul 2013 465
HTM 8 KB 15 Jan 2013 1610
HTM 8 KB 04 Dec 2012 323
HTM 8 KB 16 Nov 2011 632
HTM 8 KB 15 Nov 2011 4180
HTM 8 KB 20 Jul 2011 1903
HTM 8 KB 01 Jun 2011 173
HTM 9 KB 21 Sep 2009 2011
HTM 8 KB 19 Aug 2008 2940
HTM 8 KB 15 Mar 2007 1380
HTM 8 KB 02 Oct 2000 6555

Selection & solution guides

Selection Guides (3)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1.93 MB 10 Feb 2015 1421
PDF 3.21 MB 06 Jun 2014 1275
PDF 3.16 MB 04 Sep 2012 15271

Solution Guides (2)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 6.34 MB 16 Nov 2016 46463
PDF 2.36 MB 31 Oct 2014 3837

Product bulletin & white papers

Product Bulletin (1)

Title Abstract Type Size (MB) Date Views
PDF 216 KB 17 Oct 2012 2219

White Papers (3)

Title Abstract Type Size (MB) Date Views
PDF 1.46 MB 19 Aug 2015 2465
PDF 1.17 MB 04 Oct 2012 908
PDF 179 KB 20 Apr 2012 2332

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