A3998: Dual DMOS Full Bridge Motor Driver With Serial Port Control and Dual Regulators

Designed to provide the motor driver and power supply requirements for printers and office automation equipment. This integrated power IC incorporates two high current, high performance, full bridge outputs, capable of 1.5 A at 50 V. Additionally two power supply rails are provided for microprocessor or DSP supplies. A switching buck regulator steps the supply down to a low voltage output that is adjustable from 3.3 to 5 V. This voltage can be used to supply external 5 V rails, it also feeds back into the part and supplies the integrated linear regulator which is adjustable from 1 to 2.5 V.

The A3998 serial port provides flexible configuration for the dual full bridge motor driver. Two full bridges can be programmed to control one stepper motor or two DC motors. Both bridges have integrated fixed off-time PWM control with programmable decay mode selection.

The A3998 is supplied in a low profile, 32-contact QFN, 5 × 5 mm, 0.90 mm nominal height, with exposed thermal pad (suffix ET). The package is lead (Pb) free with 100% matte-tin leadframe plating.


Astrorep Inc. (Allegro and Sanken Semiconductors, Sanken Power Supplies)
141 John Street, Suite 300
Babylon, NY 11702
Phone: (631)422-2500
Fax: (631)422-2504
Web: www.astrorepinc.com
Email: donna.tweedy@astrorepinc.com

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  • 3.3/5 V switching regulator
  • 1 to 2.5 V configurable linear regulator output
  • Dual DMOS full bridge: drive two DC motors or a single stepper motor
  • ±1.5 A, 50 V output rating per bridge
  • 4-bit microstepping capability
  • Serial port control
  • Configurable mixed, fast, and slow current decay
  • Synchronous rectification for low power dissipation
  • Internal UVLO and thermal shutdown circuitry
  • Crossover-current protection
  • OCP protection

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Part Number Specifications and Availability

Part Number Package Type Temperature RoHS
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A3998SETTR-T 32-lead QFN -20°C to 85°C Yes View Data Contact your
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APEK3998SET-01-T DEMO BOARD -20°C to 85°C No -- Contact your
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