Dual Brushed DC Motor BoosterPack featuring DRV8848


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The BOOST-DRV8848 is 4-18V brushed DC motor drive stage based on the DRV8848 dual H-bridge motor driver. The design contains everything needed to drive single or dual brush DC motors, and supports a parallel mode for higher current needs. The BOOST-DRV8848 is ideal for those wishing to learn more about brushed DC motor drive stage design. This kit was designed to be compatible with all TI LaunchPads following the LaunchPad Pinout Standard, with primary software/firmware support being provided for the MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad with a MSP430G2553.

  • Operates from 4 to 18V, 1A RMS current per bridge
  • Drives one or two brushed DC motors
  • Drives one brushed DC motor in parallel mode with increased drive current
  • Compatible with all TI LaunchPad's
Stepper motor drivers
DRV8848 18-V, 2-A dual H-bridge motor driver with current regulation
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BOOST-DRV8848 — Dual Brushed DC Motor BoosterPack featuring DRV8848

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* User guide BOOST-DRV8848 User's Guide 02 Dec 2014
White paper How smart tune regulates current in stepper motors (Rev. A) 19 Mar 2019
Certificate BOOST-DRV8848 EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) 02 Jan 2019
Technical article The Evolution of Electronic Prototyping 15 Apr 2015
Technical article Learn More About Brushed DC Motors With The BOOST-DRV8848 06 Mar 2015

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