ST VNH3SP30 30A Motor Driver

ST VNH3SP30 30A Motor Driver
Pololu item #: 128 10 in stock

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10 9.86

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The VNH3SP30 is a great H-bridge motor driver for motors running from 6-16 V and drawing up to about 15 A. The chip is able to withstand 40-V transients, has a peak current of 30 A, and features various fault protection features such as over-temperature and over-current shutdown. For a higher-output version, see the VN2HSP30.

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Size: 0.68" x 0.75"

General specifications

Motor driver: VNH3SP30
Motor channels: 1
Minimum operating voltage: 5.5 V
Maximum operating voltage: 16 V1
Continuous output current per channel: 9 A2
Peak output current per channel: 30 A
Maximum PWM frequency: 10 kHz
MOSFET on-resistance (max per leg): 34 mΩ
Package: MultiPowerSO-303
Reverse voltage protection?: N


The datasheet claims a maximum of 36 V, but shoot-through issues make operation impractical above 16 V.
Typical results using the Pololu VNH3SP30 motor driver carrier with 100% duty cycle at room temperature.
This package requires surface mounting.