SLVSBA4F June   2012  – April 2021 DRV8837 , DRV8838

PRODUCTION DATA  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Revision History
  5. Pin Configuration and Functions
    1.     Pin Functions
    2. 5.1 Dapper Pin Functions
  6. Specifications
    1. 6.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 6.2 ESD Ratings
    3. 6.3 Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 6.4 Thermal Information
    5. 6.5 Electrical Characteristics
    6. 6.6 Timing Requirements
    7. 6.7 Typical Characteristics
  7. Detailed Description
    1. 7.1 Overview
    2. 7.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 7.3 Feature Description
      1. 7.3.1 Bridge Control
      2. 7.3.2 Independent Half-Bridge Control
      3. 7.3.3 Sleep Mode
      4. 7.3.4 Power Supplies and Input Pins
      5. 7.3.5 Protection Circuits
        1. 7.3.5.1 VCC Undervoltage Lockout
        2. 7.3.5.2 Overcurrent Protection (OCP)
        3. 7.3.5.3 Thermal Shutdown (TSD)
        4. 7.3.5.4
    4. 7.4 Device Functional Modes
  8. Power Supply Recommendations
    1. 8.1 Bulk Capacitance
  9. Layout
    1. 9.1 Layout Guidelines
    2. 9.2 Layout Example
    3. 9.3 Power Dissipation
  10. 10Device and Documentation Support
    1. 10.1 Documentation Support
      1. 10.1.1 Related Documentation
    2. 10.2 Related Links
    3. 10.3 Receiving Notification of Documentation Updates
    4. 10.4 Community Resources
    5. 10.5 Trademarks

Package Options

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)
Orderable Information

Revision History

Changes from Revision E (June 2016) to Revision F (April 2021)

  • Updated the numbering format for tables, figures, and cross-references throughout the documentGo
  • Added in the Independent Half-Bridge Control sectionGo

Changes from Revision D (December 2015) to Revision E (June 2016)

  • Changed the threshold type to the input logic voltage parameters in the Electrical Characteristics tableGo
  • Changed the units for the input logic hysteresis parameter from mV to V in the Electrical Characteristics tableGo
  • Added the Receiving Notification of Documentation Updates section Go

Changes from Revision C (February 2014) to Revision D (December 2015)

  • Clarified the input interface for each device in the Description section Go
  • Added CDM and HBM ESD ratings to the ESD Ratings table Go

Changes from Revision B (December 2013) to Revision C (February 2014)

  • Added the DRV8838 device information, specifications, and timing diagramsGo
  • Added Device Information tableGo
  • Added a PWM interface diagram Go
  • Added more information to the Detailed Description and moved information from the Functional Description Go
  • Added functional block diagram for DRV8838 Go
  • Added the Application and Implementation section Go
  • Added Power Supply Recommendations, Layout, Device and Documentation Support, and Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information sectionsGo

Changes from Revision A (August 2012) to Revision B (December 2013)

  • Changed Features sectionGo
  • Changed Recommended Operating ConditionsGo
  • Changed Electrical Characteristics sectionGo
  • Changed Timing Requirements sectionGo
  • Changed Power Supplies and Input Pins sectionGo