The SLA7024M, SLA7026M, and SMA7029M are designed for high-efficiency and high-performance operation of 2-phase, unipolar stepper motors. An automated, innovative packaging technology combined with power FETs and monolithic logic/control circuitry advances power multi-chip modules (PMCMs™) toward the complete integration of motion control. Highly automated manufacturing techniques provide low-cost and exceptionally reliable PMCMs suitable for controlling and directly driving a broad range of 2-phase, unipolar stepper motors. The three stepper motor multi-chip modules differprimarily in output current ratings (1.5 A or 3.0 A) and package style.
All three PMCMs are rated for an absolute maximum limit of 46 V and utilize advanced NMOS FETs for the high-current, high-voltage driver outputs. The avalanche-rated (≥100 V) FETs provide excellent ON resistance, improved body diodes, and very-fast switching. The multi-chip ratings and performance afford significant benefits and advantages for stepper drives when compared to the higher dissipation and slower switching speeds associated with bipolar transistors. Normally, heat sinks are not required for the SLA7024M or SMA7029M. The SLA7026M, in demanding, higher-current systems designs, necessitates suitable heat transfer methods for reliable operation.
Complete applications information is given on the following pages. PWM current is regulated by appropriately choosing current-sensing resistors, a voltage reference, a voltage divider, and RC timing net works. The RC components limit the OFF interval and control current decay. Inputs are compatible with 5 V logic and microprocessors.
BENEFITS AND FEATURES
■ Cost-Effective, Multi-Chip Solution
■ ‘Turn-Key’ Motion-Control Module
■ Motor Operation to 3 A and 46 V
■ 3 rd Generation High-Voltage FETs
■ 100 V, Avalanche-Rated NMOS
■ Low rDS(on) NMOS Outputs
■ Advanced, Improved Body Diodes
■ Single-Supply Motor/Module
■ Half- or Full-Step Unipolar Drive
■ High-Efficiency, High-Speed PWM
■ Dual PWM Current Control (2-Phase)
■ Programmable PWM Current Control
■ Low Component Count PWM Drive
■ Low Internal Power Dissipation
■ Heat Sinking (Normally) Unnecessary
■ Electrically Isolated Power Tab
■ Logic IC- and µP-Compatible Inputs
■ Machine-Insertable Package