Dependable Building Blocks

Rapid technological improvement leads to increasingly complex development. Well-designed ICs with a comprehensive design package including proven reference designs, evaluation-boards, CAD symbols and sample code build the foundation of your design.

Stepper Driver ICs

Trinamic’s monolithic stepper motor drivers build powerful integrated systems by integrating a state of the art microstepping sequencer and power drivers. By reducing the number of external components required, Trinamic stepper drivers allow for smallest systems.

Using the lowest RDSon TrenchFET switches Trinamic’s multi-chip stepper drivers reduce power loss and do not require heat-sinks in their full specified current range. This decreases both the system's power consumption and the total system cost.

Name
Axes
Motor Supply
Phase Current, RMS
Microsteps
SPI
Step/Dir
UART
Package
TMC2041-LA 25…26V1.1A1…256yesyesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC2100-LA 15…46V1.2A1…256yesQFN36 (5x6)
TMC2100-TA 15…46V1.4A1…256yeseTQFP48 (7x7)
TMC2130-LA 15…46V1.2A1…256yesyesQFN36 (5x6)
TMC2130-TA 15…46V1.4A1…256yesyeseTQFP48 (7x7)
TMC2202-WA 14.75…36V1.4A1…256yesyesQFN32 (5x5) wettable flank
TMC2208-LA 14.75…36V1.4A1…256yesyesQFN28 (5x5)
TMC2209-LA 14.75…29V2.0A1…256yesyesQFN28 (5x5)
TMC2224-LA 14.75…36V1.4A1…256yesyesQFN28 (5x5)
TMC2300-LA 12…11V1.2A1…256yesyesQFN20 (3x3)
TMC236B-PA 17…34V1.1A1…64yesQFP44 (10x10)
TMC246B-PA 17…34V1.1A1…64yesQFP44 (10x10)
TMC260A-PA 19…40V1.4A1…256yesyesQFP44 (10x10)
TMC261-PA 19…60V1.4A1…256yesyesQFP44 (10x10)
TMC2660-PA 19…30V2.8A1…256yesyesQFP44 (10x10)

Stepper Gate Driver ICs

Designs with pre-driver and external MOSFETs allow powerful flexible designs with a high current profile perfectly matched to your motors.

All Trinamic pre-drivers provide full diagnostics via SPI. With Trinamic’s unique advanced current control capabilities, all Trinamic stepper drivers and pre-drivers provide precise and smooth microstepping.

Name
Motor Supply
Microsteps
SPI
Step/Dir
Package
TMC2160-TA 8…60V1…256yesyeseTQFP48 (7x7)
TMC239A-SA 7…34V1…64yesSO28
TMC249A-LA 7…34V1…64yesQFN32 (7x7)
TMC249A-SA 7…34V1…64yesSO28
TMC2590-TA 5…60V1…256yesyesTQFP32-EP (5x5)
TMC262-LA 9…60V1…256yesyesQFN32 (5x5)
TMC262C-LA 9…60V1…256yesyesQFN32 (5x5)
TMC389-LA 9…60V1…171yesyesQFN32 (5x5)

Controlled Stepper Driver ICs (cDriver™)

Trinamic’s cDriver™ is an integrated solution with a motion controller and driver in one single device, translating digital information into physical motion. It combines a sophisticated ramp generator for automatic target positioning with the industries most advanced stepper motor driver. Being highly integrated and energy efficient, the small cDriver™ enables miniaturized and scalable systems for cost-effective solutions.

For all applications, like surveillance cameras, office automation equipment or infusion pumps, that require multiple dependable motors but small build volume, dual axis cDrivers are the perfect solution.

Name
Axes
Motor Supply
Microsteps
trapezoidal
SixPoint™
Package
TMC223-LI 18…29V1…16yesQFN32 (7x7)
TMC223-SI 18…29V1…16yesSO20
TMC5031-LA 25…16V1…256yesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC5041-LA 25…26V1…256yesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC5062-LA 25…20V1…256yesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC5072-LA 25…26V1…256yesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC5130A-TA 14.75…46V1…256yesyeseTQFP48 (7x7)
TMC5160-TA 18…60V1…256yesyeseTQFP48 (7x7)
TMC5160-WA 18…60V1…256yesyesQFN56 (8x8) wettable flank
TMC5161-AA 18…40V1…256yesAQFN 10x10

Motion and Interface Controller ICs

An integrated logic unit that calculates ramping and positioning and offloads real-time calculations from the MCU.

Name
Axes
SPI
Step/Dir
a/b/n incremental
PWM
SSI
analog
Hall
UART
GPIO
RMII (EtherCAT®)
Package
TMC4210-I 1yesyesSSOP16
TMC424 3yesyesTQ100
TMC429-I 3yesSSOP16
TMC429-LI 3yesyesQFN32 (5x5)
TMC429-PI24 3yesSOP24
TMC4361A-LA 1yesyesyesyesyesQFN40 (6x6)
TMC457-BC 1yesyesyesFBGA144
TMC4671-ES 1yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesQFN76 (10.5 x 6.5)
TMC8670-BI 1yesyesyesyesyesFCSG325 (11x11)

MotionCookie™ System-in-Package

MotionCookies™ are Systems in a Package (SiP) that get the job done. Just add external MOSFETs for a complete motion control system.

We developed the “cookies” to address the fast growing group of customers who do not want to design their system from scratch, but still want to design their own board. The cookies bundle the performance of Trinamic ICs with proven Trinamic firmware. And the best thing: The product can be customized easily and without additional NRE. Firmware as well as label can be customized.

Longevity: The footprint of the component will not change for decades, even if the internal microcontroller changes due to shrinking.

Name
trapezoidal
CAN
UART
EtherCAT®
CANopen
CoE
TMCL
Package
TMCC160-LC CANopen yesyesyesyesLGA51 (17x12)
TMCC160-LC CoE yesyesyesLGA51 (17x12)
TMCC160-LC TMCL yesyesyesyesLGA51 (17x12)

EtherCAT ICs

EtherCAT® by Trinamic: Industrial strength ethernet for motor and motion control.

Trinamic makes some of the most advanced motor drivers and dedicated motion controllers available. However, there is the need to synchronize drives, and sometimes CAN and RS-485 just don’t cut it: Speed and real-time performance guarantee precision in synchronized motion.

Learn more about EtherCAT.

Name
a/b/n incremental
PWM
SPI
Step/Dir
GPIO
2x MII
Distributed Clocks
IIC
Integrated DC/DC Conv.
High Voltage Features
2x Integrated PHY
Package
TMC8460-BI yesyesyesyesyesyesyesBGA VFGG400
TMC8461-BA yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesBGA144 (10x10)
TMC8462-BA yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesBGA121 (9x9)

3-Phase Gate Driver ICs

An integration of pre-drivers, sensing and protection circuitry. Optionally equipped with microstep sequencer or commutation logic.

Name
MotorType
Motor Supply
PWM
SPI
Package
TMC603A-LA BLDC12…50VyesQFN52 (8x8)
TMC6130-LA BLDC4.5…28VyesyesQFN32 (5x5)
TMC6200-TA BLDC8…60VyesyeseTQFP48 (7x7)

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