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
Motor Supply
Phase Current, RMS
Microsteps
SPI
Step/Dir
UART
coolStep™
spreadCycle™
stallGuard2™
stealthChop™
passive breaking
stallGuard™
Package
TMC2041-LA 5…26V1.1A1…256yesyesyesyesyesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC2100-LA 5…46V1.2A1…256yesyesyesQFN36 (5x6)
TMC2100-TA 5…46V1.4A1…256yesyesyeseTQFP48
TMC2130-LA 5…46V1.2A1…256yesyesyesyesyesyesyesQFN36 (5x6)
TMC2130-TA 5…46V1.4A1…256yesyesyesyesyesyesyeseTQFP48
TMC2208-LA 5…36V1.4A1…256yesyesyesyesQFN28 (5x5)
TMC2224-LA 5…36V1.4A1…256yesyesyesyesQFN28 (5x5)
TMC236B-PA 7…34V1.1AyesQFP44
TMC246B-PA 7…34V1.1AyesyesQFP44
TMC260A-PA 9…40V1.4A1…256yesyesyesyesyesQFP44
TMC261-PA 9…60V1.4A1…256yesyesyesyesyesQFP44
TMC2660-PA 9…30V2.8A1…256yesyesyesyesyesQFP44

Stepper Gatedriver 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
SPI
Step/Dir
Microsteps
stallGuard™
stallGuard2™
coolStep™
spreadCycle™
Package
TMC239A-SA 7…34VyesSO28
TMC248-LA 7…34VyesyesQFN28 (5x5)
TMC249A-LA 7…34VyesyesQFN32 (7x7)
TMC249A-SA 7…34VyesyesSO28
TMC262-LA 9…60VyesyesyesyesyesQFN32 (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™
Stall detection
chopSync™
coolStep™
spreadCycle™
stallGuard2™
stealthChop™
short detection
passive breaking
Package
TMC223-LI 18…29V1…16yesyesQFN32 (7x7)
TMC223-SI 18…29V1…16yesSO20
TMC5031-LA 25…16V1…256yesyesyesyesyesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC5041-LA 25…26V1…256yesyesyesyesyesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC5062-LA 25…20V1…256yesyesyesyesyesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC5072-LA 25…26V1…256yesyesyesyesyesyesQFN48 (7x7)
TMC5130A-TA 15…46V1…256yesyesyesyesyesyesyeseTQFP48

Motion and Interface Controller ICs

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

Name
Axes
trapezoidal
advanced S-shaped
sixPoint™
SPI
Step/Dir
a/b/n incremental
SSI
PWM
analog
Hall
closed loop control
dcStep™
chopSync™
dual encoder
Package
TMC4210-I 1yesyesyesSSOP16
TMC424 3yesyesTQ100
TMC429-I 3yesyesSSOP16
TMC429-LI 3yesyesyesQFN32 (5x5)
TMC429-PI24 3yesyesSOP24
TMC4330A-LA 1yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesQFN32 (4x4)
TMC4331A-LA 1yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesQFN32 (4x4)
TMC4361A-LA 1yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesQFN40 (6x6)
TMC457-BC 1yesyesyesyesyesFBGA144
TMC4670-BI 1yesyesyesyesyesBGA256 (17x17)

motionCookies™

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
CANopen
TMCL
Package
TMCC160-LC CANopen yesyesyesyesLGA51
TMCC160-LC TMCL yesyesyesyesLGA51

Industrial Ethernet ICs

EtherCAT™ by Trinamic: Industrial strength.

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.

Why did we start to do our own EtherCAT slave controller ICs and what do we mean with "industrial strength"? > Learn more <

Name
a/b/n incremental
PWM
SPI
Step/Dir
GPIO
2x MII (EtherCAT™)
analog
EtherCAT™
IIC
RMII (EtherCAT™)
SSI
Package
TMC8460-BI yesyesyesyesyesyesFBGA400
TMC8461-BA yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
TMC8462-BA yesyesyesyesyesyesyes

3-Phase Gatedriver ICs

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

Name
Motor Supply
SPI
Step/Dir
PWM
coolStep™
stallGuard2™
brake before make
short detection
slope control
Current Sense
Package
TMC389-LA 9…60VyesyesyesyesQFN32 (5x5)
TMC603A-LA 12…50VyesyesyesyesyesQFN52 (8x8)
TMC6130-LA 4.5…28VyesyesQFN32 (5x5)

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