SLVSDS7B August 2019 – November 2019 DRV8876
In the alternative application example, the device is configured to drive a unidirectional current through two external loads (such as two brushed DC motors) using a dual half-bridge configuration. The duty cycle of each half-bridge is controlled with a PWM resource from the external controller to the EN/IN1 and PH/IN2 pins. The device is configured for the independent half-bridge control mode by leaving the PMODE pin floating. Since the current regulation scheme is disabled in the independent half-bridge control mode, the VREF pin is tied to VCC. The combined load current is monitored with an ADC from the controller to detect the voltage across RIPROPI.