Motor Driver ICs

Motor Driver ICs are current amplifiers and are an essential component of motor interfacing. The motor driver integrated circuit chip acts as the interface between a microprocessor or microcontroller, and a motor. As microprocessors tend to operate at lower currents, and motors at higher, motor driver ICs are needed to supply current to the motor as needed.

The RS Components range of Motor Driver ICs includes models from leading brands, in various types and configurations to support your design needs.

Applications

Motor Driver ICs are commonly used in robotics to drive DC motors from microcontrollers. They are an essential component in controlling motion in autonomous robots, and so are widely used in automation. They are also found in more common environments, such as office appliances and in automotive electronics.

Selecting a Motor Driver IC

As different motors have different signal requirements, a motor driver IC is usually specific to a motor type. RS Components offer motor drivers for brushless DC motors (BLDC,) brushed DC motors, and stepper motors. When choosing your motor driver IC, you should be aware of the type of motor you will be driving, as well as its power supply voltage range, and output current.

Brushed DC Motors can be used in anything from security cameras to ATM machines, depending on the required voltage. When selecting a motor driver for a brushed DC motor, it is important to ascertain whether speed control is needed, and what type of speed control is needed (such as a thermistor, or voltage control.) You must then ascertain whether integrated or pre-driver type motor driver power. Additional features such as fault protection must also be considered.

Brushless DC Motors are typically used for driving cooling fans in electronics. They can be found in white goods such as washing machines and refrigerators, as well as in automotive applications. When selecting a driver control IC for a brushless motor driver, you must ascertain whether an RD or FG output signal is required. Lastly, the functionality requirements must be considered.

When selecting a stepper motor driver, you must consider the micro-step resolution (such as full step or half step,) control input type (such as parallel or clock input) and the required function.


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Description Price Motor Type Configuration Output Configuration Maximum IGBT Collector Current Maximum Output Current Maximum Supply Voltage Maximum Collector Emitter Voltage Mounting Type Package Type Maximum Operating Supply Voltage Pin Count Minimum Operating Supply Voltage Typical Switching Frequency Maximum Isolation Rating
RS Stock No. 906-3085
Mfr. Part No.BTN8982TAAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$9.77
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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BLDC - Half Bridge 55A - - 40 V Surface Mount TO-263 18 V 7 8 V - -
RS Stock No. 919-8800
Mfr. Part No.BTN8960TAAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$4.48
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
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BLDC - Half Bridge 30A - - 40 V Surface Mount TO-263 18 V 7 8 V - -
RS Stock No. 124-8819
Mfr. Part No.BTN8982TAAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$4.928
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
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BLDC - - 55A - - 40 V Surface Mount TO-263 18 V 7 8 V - -
RS Stock No. 825-9263
Mfr. Part No.BTN8960TAAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$8.46
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
BLDC - Half Bridge 30A - - 40 V Surface Mount TO-263 18 V 7 8 V - -
RS Stock No. 907-4965
Mfr. Part No.IR2125STRPBF
BrandInfineon
$7.704
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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DC - - 3.3A - - 500 V Surface Mount SOIC 18 V 16 12 V - -
RS Stock No. 165-8232
Mfr. Part No.IR2125STRPBF
BrandInfineon
$3.62
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
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- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 907-4974
Mfr. Part No.IRS21867STRPBF
BrandInfineon
$2.998
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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DC - - 4A - - 600 V Surface Mount SOIC 20 V 8 5 V - -
RS Stock No. 898-6930
Mfr. Part No.BTM7810KAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$15.92
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BLDC - Full Bridge 42A - - 40 V Surface Mount PG-TO263 42 V 18 - - -
RS Stock No. 133-9919
Mfr. Part No.IKCM15H60GAXKMA2
BrandInfineon
$18.28
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AC Motor, Permanent Magnet Motor 3 Phase Half Bridge 24A 15A 600 V 2.8 V Through Hole - 450 V 24 0 V 20 (Maximum)kHz -
RS Stock No. 907-4899
Mfr. Part No.IRS21867SPBF
BrandInfineon
$3.548
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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DC - - 4A - - 600 V Surface Mount SOIC 20 V 8 5 V - -
RS Stock No. 906-2993
Mfr. Part No.TLE6209RAUMA2
BrandInfineon
$13.41
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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BLDC - Full Bridge 6A - - 40 V Surface Mount DSO-20-37 40 V 20 - 2MHz -
RS Stock No. 753-2850
Mfr. Part No.BTN7930BAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$11.58
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BLDC - Half Bridge 20A - - 18 V Surface Mount TO-263 28 V 7 5.5 V 25kHz -
RS Stock No. 145-9734
Mfr. Part No.IR25600PBF
BrandInfineon
$2.56
Each (In a Tube of 50)
units
DC - - 1.5A - - 20 V Through Hole PDIP 20 V 8 6 V - -
RS Stock No. 201-2812
Mfr. Part No.1EDC20I12MHXUMA1
BrandInfineon
$3.87
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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BLDC Motor - - 2A 3A 15 V 15 V - DSO-8 - 8 - - -
RS Stock No. 178-7430
Mfr. Part No.BTM7811KAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$11.10
Each (On a Reel of 500)
units
BLDC - Full Bridge 42A - - 40 V Surface Mount TO-263 42 V 15 - - -
RS Stock No. 726-4068
Mfr. Part No.BTN7970BAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$14.16
Each
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BLDC - Half Bridge 50A - - 18 V Surface Mount TO-263 18 V 7 8 V 25kHz -
RS Stock No. 166-0818
Mfr. Part No.BTN8962TAAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$4.267
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
units
BLDC - Half Bridge 30A - - 40 V Surface Mount TO-263 18 V 7 8 V - -
RS Stock No. 165-7508
Mfr. Part No.BTN7970BAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$8.036
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
units
BLDC - Half Bridge 50A - - 18 V Surface Mount TO-263 18 V 7 8 V 25kHz -
RS Stock No. 178-7434
Mfr. Part No.TLE6209RAUMA2
BrandInfineon
$7.892
Each (On a Reel of 800)
units
BLDC - Full Bridge 6A - - 40 V Surface Mount DSO-20-37 40 V 20 - 2MHz -
RS Stock No. 906-4319
Mfr. Part No.BTM7811KAUMA1
BrandInfineon
$18.35
Each
units
BLDC - Full Bridge 42A - - 40 V Surface Mount TO-263 42 V 15 - - -