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ST, a pioneer in the field of motor and motion control, offers a wide range of motor drivers covering the requirements of brushed DC motors, stepper motors and brushless DC motors over an extensive range of voltage and current ratings.

State-of-the-art motor drivers

stspin motor drivers

Our line-up of STSPIN motor drivers embeds all the functions needed to drive motors efficiently and with the highest accuracy, and include an advanced motion profile generator to relieve the host microcontroller, while ensuring robustness and reliability thanks to a comprehensive set of protection and diagnostic features.

Operating from a supply voltage as low as 1.8 V, the portfolio has been extended with the introduction of low-voltage STSPIN motor drivers which enable power savings in battery-powered smart devices thanks to the best-in-class standby current of less than 80 nA.

The benefit of our 10 and 15 year longevity program is available for our industrial grade STSPIN motor drivers.

STSPIN motor drivers


Stepper motor drivers

stepper motor drivers

Scalable and robust stepper motor drivers, featuring accurate positioning and smooth motion profile with up to 256 micro-steps per step.

Brushed DC motor drivers

brushed dc motor drivers

Simple, reliable and cost-effective solution to drive one or more brushed DC motors over a wide current and voltage range.

Brushless DC (BLDC) motor drivers

bldc motor drivers

Extensive diagnostics and fully-protected to reduce the number of external components, cost and complexity.

Gate Drivers


IGBT and MOSFET gate drivers

gate drivers

Include integrated high-voltage half-bridge, single and multiple low-voltage gate drivers.

A complete ecosystem is provided to support design-in and shorten time-to-market

Designing motor control applications becomes much easier with the outstanding performance, features and full support of STSPIN motor driver ICs that make brushed DC, stepper and brushless motor control designs more efficient in a variety of applications.

In addition, STSPIN motor drivers can be easily evaluated in combination with an STM32 32-bit microcontroller in an open, flexible and affordable development environment to enable fast prototyping that can quickly be transformed into final designs. Discover now your STM32 Ecosystem for Motor Control.

The comprehensive development environment includes:

  • STM32 Nucleo development boards with a comprehensive range of affordable development boards for all STM32 microcontroller series.
  • STM32 Nucleo expansion boards based on STSPIN motor drivers, the expansion boards can be plugged on top of the STM32 Nucleo development boards. More complex functionalities can be achieved by stacking additional expansion boards.

The expansion boards are equipped with standardized interconnections such as an Arduino Uno R3 connector or a morpho connector for a higher level of connectivity.
Each expansion board is supported by STM32-based software modules.

Compact STSPIN Motor Drivers for Low- to Mid-Power Applications

STSPIN820-STSPIN830-STSPIN840

ST has extended its portfolio of STSPIN monolithic motor drivers with the introduction of STSPIN8 series, that simplify design solutions and boosts motor efficiency. This is achieved thanks to its wide application range (from 7 to 45 V), its standby mode in idle state, its RDS(ON) as low as 500 mΩ and a full set of integrated protection functions, all in a compact 4 x 4 mm QFN package.

STSPIN8 series includes:

  • STSPIN820: advanced 256-microstep stepper motor driver with step-clock and direction interface
  • STSPIN830: versatile three-phase BLDC motor driver with dedicated Mode input pin
  • STSPIN840: compact dual brushed DC motor driver with dedicated parallel input pin

Extend the Runtime of Your Battery-Powered Applications

STSW-SPIN002

Evaluation software with graphical user interface for STSPIN motor driver ICs

X-NUCLEO expansion boards and X-CUBE software

X-NUCLEO-IHM06A1

Low voltage stepper motor driver expansion board based on the STSPIN220 for STM32 Nucleo

X-CUBE-SPN6

Low voltage stepper motor driver software expansion for STM32Cube

X-NUCLEO-IHM11M1

Low voltage three-phase brushless DC motor driver expansion board based on STSPIN230 for STM32 Nucleo

X-CUBE-SPN11

Low voltage three-phase brushless DC motor driver software expansion for STM32Cube

X-NUCLEO-IHM12A1

Low voltage dual brush DC motor driver expansion board based on STSPIN240 for STM32 Nucleo

X-CUBE-SPN12

Low voltage dual brush DC motor driver software expansion for STM32Cube

Other Getting Started Resources

STSW-SPINDISC01

STSPIN Discovery boards firmware

STSW-SPIN002

Evaluation software with graphical user interface for STSPIN motor driver ICs

STEVAL-PCC009V2

IBU Motor Control & IPS universal interface