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Number of full bridges 1 Vs (Min) (V) 8.2 Vs ABS (Max) (V) 47 Peak output current (A) 6 RDS(ON) (HS + LS) (mOhms) 200 Sleep current (uA) 10 Control mode PH/EN Control interface Hardware (GPIO) Features Current Regulation Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85
Number of full bridges 1 Vs (Min) (V) 8.2 Vs ABS (Max) (V) 47 Peak output current (A) 6 RDS(ON) (HS + LS) (mOhms) 200 Sleep current (uA) 10 Control mode PH/EN Control interface Hardware (GPIO) Features Current Regulation Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85
HTSSOP (PWP) 28 43 mm² 9.7 x 4.4
  • Single H-Bridge Current-Control Motor Driver
  • 8.2-V to 45-V Operating Supply Voltage Range
  • Five Bit Current Control Allows up to 32 Current
    Levels
  • Low MOSFET RDS(on) Typical 0.65 Ω (HS + LS)
  • 5-A Maximum Drive Current at 24 V, TA = 25°C
  • Built-In 3.3-V Reference Output
  • Parallel Digital Control Interface
  • Thermal Enhanced Surface Mount Package
  • Protection Features:
    • Overcurrent Protection (OCP)
    • Thermal Shutdown (TSD)
    • VM Undervoltage Lockout (UVLO)
    • Fault Condition Indication Pin (nFAULT)
  • Single H-Bridge Current-Control Motor Driver
  • 8.2-V to 45-V Operating Supply Voltage Range
  • Five Bit Current Control Allows up to 32 Current
    Levels
  • Low MOSFET RDS(on) Typical 0.65 Ω (HS + LS)
  • 5-A Maximum Drive Current at 24 V, TA = 25°C
  • Built-In 3.3-V Reference Output
  • Parallel Digital Control Interface
  • Thermal Enhanced Surface Mount Package
  • Protection Features:
    • Overcurrent Protection (OCP)
    • Thermal Shutdown (TSD)
    • VM Undervoltage Lockout (UVLO)
    • Fault Condition Indication Pin (nFAULT)

The DRV8840 provides an integrated motor driver solution for printers, scanners, and other automated equipment applications. The device has one H-bridge driver, and is intended to drive one DC motor. The output driver block for each consists of N-channel power MOSFETs configured as full H-bridges to drive the motor windings. The DRV8840 can supply up to 5-A peak or 3.5-A output current (with proper heatsinking at 24 V and 25°C).

A simple parallel digital control interface is compatible with industry-standard devices. Decay mode is programmable to allow braking or coasting of the motor when disabled.

Internal shutdown functions are provided for overcurrent protection, short-circuit protection, undervoltage lockout, and overtemperature.

The DRV8840 is available in a 28-pin HTSSOP package with PowerPAD™ (Eco-friendly: RoHS & no Sb/Br).

The DRV8840 provides an integrated motor driver solution for printers, scanners, and other automated equipment applications. The device has one H-bridge driver, and is intended to drive one DC motor. The output driver block for each consists of N-channel power MOSFETs configured as full H-bridges to drive the motor windings. The DRV8840 can supply up to 5-A peak or 3.5-A output current (with proper heatsinking at 24 V and 25°C).

A simple parallel digital control interface is compatible with industry-standard devices. Decay mode is programmable to allow braking or coasting of the motor when disabled.

Internal shutdown functions are provided for overcurrent protection, short-circuit protection, undervoltage lockout, and overtemperature.

The DRV8840 is available in a 28-pin HTSSOP package with PowerPAD™ (Eco-friendly: RoHS & no Sb/Br).

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* Data sheet DRV8840 DC Motor Driver IC datasheet (Rev. D) 16 Dec 2015
Application note Best Practices for Board Layout of Motor Drivers (Rev. B) 14 Oct 2021
Application note Calculating Power Dissipation for a H-Bridge or Half Bridge Driver (Rev. A) 22 Jul 2021
Application note Methods to Configure Current Regulation for Brushed and Stepper Motors (Rev. B) 19 Jan 2021
Application note PowerPAD™ Thermally Enhanced Package (Rev. H) 06 Jul 2018
Technical article Why are you still driving automotive motors with relays? 13 Jul 2017
Technical article The story of motor-drive integration 09 Jan 2017
Technical article How to create a dynamic power solution for stepper motors, relays and LEDs 01 Nov 2016
Technical article How to avoid motor and system overvoltage using AVS technology without external components 14 Oct 2016
Application note Understanding Motor Driver Current Ratings 06 Feb 2012
User guide CPG005_DRV88xx Evaluation Modules 27 Apr 2011
Application note PowerPAD™ Made Easy (Rev. B) 12 May 2004

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Evaluation board

DRV8840EVM — Evaluation Module for DRV8840

The DRV8840 evaluation module consists of a 5.0A, single-H-bridge motor driver with a Phase/Enable control interface and a small number external components that can be used to drive a single brushed DC motor. The on-board MSP430 MCU + software/GUI provides signaling and control and supports PWM (...)

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Software: CPG005 - DRV88xx EVM (Rev. B)

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