60-V, 2.5-A dual H-bridge motor driver with bipolar (+/-30v) supply & independent 1/2-bridge control


Product details


Number of full bridges 2 Vs (Min) (V) 8 Vs (Max) (V) 60 Peak output current (A) 3 RDS(ON) (HS + LS) (mOhms) 480 Control mode Independent 1/2-Bridge, PWM Control interface Hardware (GPIO) Rating Catalog open-in-new Find other Brushed DC (BDC) motor drivers

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HTSSOP (PWP) 28 43 mm² 9.7 x 4.4 open-in-new Find other Brushed DC (BDC) motor drivers


  • Quad 1/2-H-Bridge DC Motor Driver
    • Can Drive Four Solenoids, Two DC Motors, One Stepper Motor, or Other Loads
    • Full Individual Half Bridge Control
    • Low MOSFET On-Resistance
  • 2.5-A Maximum Drive Current at 24 V, 25°C
  • Floating Input Buffers Allow Dual (Bipolar) Supplies (up to ±30 V)
  • Built-In 3.3-V, 10-mA LDO Regulator
  • Industry Standard IN/IN Digital Control Interface
  • 8-V to 60-V Operating Supply Voltage Range
  • Outputs Can Be Connected in Parallel
  • Thermally Enhanced Surface Mount Package

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The DRV8844 provides four individually controllable 1/2-H-bridge drivers. It can be used to drive two DC motors, one stepper motor, four solenoids, or other loads. The output driver channel for each channel consists of N-channel power MOSFET’s configured in a 1/2-H-bridge configuration.

The DRV8844 can supply up to 2.5-A peak or 1.75-A RMS output current per channel (with proper PCB heatsinking at 24 V and 25°C) per H-bridge.

Separate inputs to independently control each 1/2-H-bridge are provided. To allow operation with split supplies, the logic inputs and nFAULT output are referenced to a separate floating ground pin.

Internal shutdown functions are provided for over current protection, short circuit protection, undervoltage lockout, and overtemperature.

The DRV8844 is available in a 28-pin HTSSOP package with PowerPAD (Eco-friendly: RoHS & no Sb/Br).

For all available packages, see the orderable addendum at the end of the data sheet.
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Technical documentation

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* Datasheet DRV8844 Quad ½-H-Bridge Driver IC datasheet (Rev. D) May 04, 2016
Application notes Best Practices for Board Layout of Motor Drivers (Rev. A) Jan. 22, 2019
Technical articles Why are you still driving automotive motors with relays? Jul. 13, 2017
Technical articles The story of motor-drive integration Jan. 09, 2017
Technical articles How to create a dynamic power solution for stepper motors, relays and LEDs Nov. 01, 2016
Technical articles How to avoid motor and system overvoltage using AVS technology without external components Oct. 14, 2016
More literature TM4C123x Stepper Motor Control Product Summary Jul. 06, 2015
User guides DRV8844EVM Users Guide Aug. 01, 2012
Application notes Calculating Motor Driver Power Dissipation Feb. 06, 2012
Application notes Understanding Motor Driver Current Ratings Feb. 06, 2012

Design & development

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Hardware development

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The DRV8844 evaluation module (EVM) demonstrates the capabilities and performance of the DRV8844 motor driver from Texas Instruments.
  • 8 to 60V supply voltage range
  • Supports up to +/-30V split supplies
  • 2.5A peak / 1.75A continuous output per H-Bridge
  • Outputs can be paralleled for higher output current or better thermal performance
  • PWM control interface with independent enables
  • Floating control inputs isolates system controller from (...)

Software development

SLVC445C.ZIP (14269 KB)

Design tools & simulation

SLVC592.ZIP (1083 KB)

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