Evaluation Module for DRV8842


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The DRV8842 evaluation module consists of a 5.0A, single H-bridge motor driver and a small number of external components that can drive a single brushed DC motor or two solenoids. The on-board MSP430 MCU plus software & GUI provide the necessary signaling and control. With the DRV8842EVM, designers can quickly and easily evaluate the performance of DRV8842 motor driver in their specific application.

Please note that the DRV8842 can support both stepper and brushed motors, but this EVM only supports Brushed DC motors.

  • 5A Peak / 3.5A RMS Current Output
  • Wide Operating Voltage: 8.2 to 45V
  • PWM Control Interface
  • Low RDSON (200mR LS+HS
  • 32 Levels of On-Chip Current Regulation / Cycle-by-Cycle Inrush Protection
  • Supports 256 and Greater Microsteps with External Voltage Reference
  • Brake and Coast Modes Supported
  • Thermal and Short Circuit Protection
  • All Critical Control and Status Signals Brought Out to Test Headers
  • Includes a MSP430F1612 MCU for Signaling and Control

What's Included

  • DRV8842 Evaluation Module
  • MCU Control Software Source Code
  • Easy to Use GUI
  • USB Cable

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Evaluation Module for DRV8842


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Technical Documents
User guides (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 343 27 Apr 2011 70
Design files (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
ZIP 383 14 Jul 2014 71

Software (1)

TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
DRV8842  5A Brushed DC or Half-Bipolar Stepper Motor Driver (PWM Ctrl)  Brushed DC (BDC) drivers 
DRV8842-EP  5A Brushed DC or Half-Bipolar Stepper Motor Driver (PWM Ctrl)  Brushed DC (BDC) drivers 

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