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Number of full bridges 2 Vs (min) (V) 4.5 Vs ABS (max) (V) 65 Full-scale current (A) 10 Peak output current (A) 8 RDS(ON) (HS + LS) (mΩ) 100 Sleep current (µA) 2 Control mode STEP/DIR Control interface Hardware (GPIO), SPI Microstepping levels 256 Features Current Regulation, Integrated Current Sensing, Open-Load Detection, Smart Tune, Stall Detection Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 125
Number of full bridges 2 Vs (min) (V) 4.5 Vs ABS (max) (V) 65 Full-scale current (A) 10 Peak output current (A) 8 RDS(ON) (HS + LS) (mΩ) 100 Sleep current (µA) 2 Control mode STEP/DIR Control interface Hardware (GPIO), SPI Microstepping levels 256 Features Current Regulation, Integrated Current Sensing, Open-Load Detection, Smart Tune, Stall Detection Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 125
HTSSOP (DDW) 44 113.4 mm² 14 x 8.1
  • Stepper motor driver
    • SPI or H/W interface with STEP/DIR pins
    • Up to 1/256 microstepping indexer
  • 4.5 V to 65 V operating supply voltage range

    • Supports standard 24 V, 36 V and 48 V rails
  • Low R DS(ON): 100 mΩ HS + LS at 24 V, 25°C

  • High current capacity per bridge:
    • DDW Package: 5 A full-scale, 3.5 A RMS
    • DDV Package: 10 A full-scale, 7 A RMS
  • DDW package pin-to-pin compatible with -
  • Integrated current sensing and regulation
    • 5% full-scale current accuracy
  • Smart tune and mixed decay regulation options
  • Silent step decay mode for silent operation at standstill and low speed
  • Automatic Microstepping mode for step frequency interpolation
  • Customizable microstepping indexer table
  • Auto-torque for load dependent current control
  • Standstill Power Saving mode
  • Supports 1.8-V, 3.3-V, 5.0-V logic inputs
  • Low-current sleep mode (3 µA)
  • Separate logic supply voltage ( VCC)
  • Protection and diagnostic features
    • Sensorless Stall Detection
    • VM undervoltage lockout (UVLO)
    • Open-load detection (OL)
    • Overcurrent protection (OCP)
    • Thermal shutdown (OTSD)
    • Fault condition output (nFAULT)
    • Indexer zero position output ( nHOME)
  • Stepper motor driver
    • SPI or H/W interface with STEP/DIR pins
    • Up to 1/256 microstepping indexer
  • 4.5 V to 65 V operating supply voltage range

    • Supports standard 24 V, 36 V and 48 V rails
  • Low R DS(ON): 100 mΩ HS + LS at 24 V, 25°C

  • High current capacity per bridge:
    • DDW Package: 5 A full-scale, 3.5 A RMS
    • DDV Package: 10 A full-scale, 7 A RMS
  • DDW package pin-to-pin compatible with -
  • Integrated current sensing and regulation
    • 5% full-scale current accuracy
  • Smart tune and mixed decay regulation options
  • Silent step decay mode for silent operation at standstill and low speed
  • Automatic Microstepping mode for step frequency interpolation
  • Customizable microstepping indexer table
  • Auto-torque for load dependent current control
  • Standstill Power Saving mode
  • Supports 1.8-V, 3.3-V, 5.0-V logic inputs
  • Low-current sleep mode (3 µA)
  • Separate logic supply voltage ( VCC)
  • Protection and diagnostic features
    • Sensorless Stall Detection
    • VM undervoltage lockout (UVLO)
    • Open-load detection (OL)
    • Overcurrent protection (OCP)
    • Thermal shutdown (OTSD)
    • Fault condition output (nFAULT)
    • Indexer zero position output ( nHOME)

The DRV8462 is a wide-voltage, high-power, high-performance stepper motor driver. The device supports up to 65-V supply voltage, and integrated MOSFETs with 100 mΩ HS + LS on-resistance allow up to 10-A current.

The auto-torque feature boosts efficiency by adjusting the coil current according to load torque. Standstill power saving mode reduces power loss during motor holding condition. Silent step decay mode provides noiseless operation at low speeds and standstill. The internal current sense eliminates the need for sense resistors, saving PCB area and system cost. Built-in indexer supports up to 1/256 microstepping, and the automatic microstepping mode interpolates the input STEP signal to reduce overhead on the controller. Sensorless stall detection eliminates end stops from the system. The device supports other protection and diagnostic features for robust and reliable operation.

The DRV8462 requires minimal tuning to configure the advanced features. The device supports higher power density compared to external FET drivers, with a smaller PCB area. High energy efficiency with precise, noiseless operation makes the DRV8462 a choice for high-performance stepper systems.

The DRV8462 is a wide-voltage, high-power, high-performance stepper motor driver. The device supports up to 65-V supply voltage, and integrated MOSFETs with 100 mΩ HS + LS on-resistance allow up to 10-A current.

The auto-torque feature boosts efficiency by adjusting the coil current according to load torque. Standstill power saving mode reduces power loss during motor holding condition. Silent step decay mode provides noiseless operation at low speeds and standstill. The internal current sense eliminates the need for sense resistors, saving PCB area and system cost. Built-in indexer supports up to 1/256 microstepping, and the automatic microstepping mode interpolates the input STEP signal to reduce overhead on the controller. Sensorless stall detection eliminates end stops from the system. The device supports other protection and diagnostic features for robust and reliable operation.

The DRV8462 requires minimal tuning to configure the advanced features. The device supports higher power density compared to external FET drivers, with a smaller PCB area. High energy efficiency with precise, noiseless operation makes the DRV8462 a choice for high-performance stepper systems.

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* Data sheet DRV8462: 65 V, 5-10 A Stepper Motor Driver for High Efficiency and Noiseless Operation datasheet (Rev. B) PDF | HTML 28 Sep 2023
Application note System Efficiency Improvement With the DRV8452 and DRV8462 PDF | HTML 19 Jan 2023
User guide DRV84xx_DRV82x2_DRV89x2-EVM User's Guide (Rev. B) PDF | HTML 18 Jan 2023
Certificate DRV8462EVM EU RoHS Declaration of Conformity (DoC) (Rev. A) 17 Jan 2023
Application note Integrated FETs vs External FETs: Performance Comparison of Motor Drivers PDF | HTML 22 Dec 2022
Certificate DRV8462VEVM EU RoHS Declaration of Conformity (DoC) 16 Dec 2022

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Evaluation board

DRV8462EVM — DRV8462 evaluation module for stepper motor driver with automatic microstepping

The DRV8462EVM evaluation module showcases the features and performance of the DRV8462DDWR.

The DRV8462 is a fully integrated stepper motor driver for industrial applications. The device operates over a 4.5-V to 65-V supply range and is capable of driving up to 5-A full scale current.

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DRV84XX-DRV89X2-DRV82X2-EVM-SOFTWARE EVM GUI and device firmware for DRV84XX_DRV89X2_DRV82X2 family

Zipped folder containing manifests and installers for both the GUI and the firmware of the DRV84XX_DRV89X2_DRV82X2 family of devices. Detailed instructions on how to use the GUI can be found in the User's Guide of the DRV84XX-DRV89X2-DRV82X2-EVM.
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Products
Brushed DC (BDC) motor drivers
DRV8952 50-V four-channel half-bridge driver with current sense outputs DRV8962 65-V four-channel half-bridge driver with current sense outputs DRV8262 65-V single or dual H-bridge motor driver with integrated current sense and regulation
Stepper motor drivers
DRV8462 65-V, 10-A, dual H-bridge stepper motor driver with smart tune, stall detect and auto-torque DRV8452 50-V, 5-A, dual H-bridge stepper motor driver with smart tune, stall detect and auto-torque DRV8461 65-V, 3-A dual H-bridge stepper motor driver with smart tune, stall detect and auto-torque
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DRV8462EVM DRV8462 evaluation module for stepper motor driver with automatic microstepping DRV8262EVM DRV8262 evaluation module for single or dual H-bridge motor driver in DDW package DRV8962EVM DRV8962 evaluation module for quad half-bridge motor driver with current sense output DRV8461EVM DRV8461 evaluation module for DDW package
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