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ST Stepper Motor Control/Driver L293D

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Buy Stepper Motor Control/Driver L293D from ST - a monolithic integrated, high voltage, high current, 4-channel driver.

Incorporating the following features: push-pull four channel stepper motor driver, 4 drivers, 4.5V to 36V supply voltage, 600mA output current, -40°C to +150°C, 16-DIP case, the device is a monolithic integrated high voltage, high current four channel driver designed to accept standard DTL or TTL logic levels and drive inductive loads (such as relays solenoids, DC and stepping motors) and switching power transistors, overtemperature protection, internal clamp diodes, suitable for use in switching applications at frequencies up to 5kHz, supplied in tube.

DeviceFunctionPackageOrder code
L293DAccepts DTL/TTL logic levels, will drive inductive loads, DC and stepper DIL-1682-0192
motors, switching power transistors.
L293ETTL compatible control, inhibit input on each pair of drivers, external DIL-2082-0194
connections for sensing resistors.
L297Motor can be driven in half-step, normal and wave drive modes, on-chip DIL-2082-0198
PWM chopper circuits permit switch-mode control of the current in the
windings. Requires only clock, direction and mode input signals.

Question by maranello | Product code: 82-0192
02 June 2016

Q can this do micro stepping? if why not
A Hi Maranello, thank you for your question. This is a buffer chip that allows the motor to be driven. The fineness of the steps would be down to the microprocessor or controller used. This chip only provides power to the motor coils.

Question by Anonymous | Product code: 82-0192
10 May 2016

Q How Many Motors Can This Drive?
A Hi Anonymous, thank you for your question. This has four outputs so in effect will be able to drive four motors.