STMicroelectronics – 16-channel driver suitable for LED panel displays


The LED1642GW is a monolithic, low-power 16-bit shift register for LED panel displays. The LED1642GW can provide a 20V output to drive LEDs, and enables the user to connect several LEDs in series. In the output stage, 16 regulated current sources provide a constant current which can range between 3mA and 40mA to drive the […]

STMicroelectronics – 800V MOSFET series offers low on-resistance in switching power-conversion applications


The STx7N80K5 from STMicroelectronics is a series of 800V N-channel power MOSFETs which enable designers to implement highly efficient converter circuits in switching power supplies. This high-voltage MOSFET series takes advantage of ST’s MDmeshTM K5 process technology, which is based on an innovative proprietary vertical structure. This fabrication technology produces devices which are characterised by […]

STMicroelectronics – BLDC motor-control system combines gate drivers and MCU in a single package


The STSPIN32F0 from STMicroelectronics is a system-in-package which provides an integrated solution suitable for driving three-phase Brushless DC (BLDC) motors using various driving modes. It includes a triple half-bridge gate driver for MOSFETs or IGBTs, an LDO to supply the gate drivers, an STM32F031C6 32-bit microcontroller, and an internal DC-DC buck converter which provides a […]

STMicroelectronics – Demo kit for NFC interface IC includes 32-bit MCU-based motherboard


The ST25DV-DISCOVERY from STMicroelectronics is a demonstration kit showing the capabilities of the ST25DV series of NFC interface ICs. The kit consists of an NFC daughtercard containing a ST25DV04K and a Class 5 antenna, and a motherboard featuring an STM32 microcontroller. The ST25DV chip has both a contactless NFC and a wired I2C interface as […]

STMicroelectronics – Eval board implements single high-side driver design


STMicroelectronics’ STEVAL- IFP028V1 is an evaluation board which implements a high-side driver design based on ST’s IPS160H, a high-side switch intended for use in safety systems and industrial I/O modules. The STEVAL-IFP028V1 meets safety requirements for galvanic isolation between the user interface and the power interface, providing optical isolation through two optocouplers for forward signals […]

STMicroelectronics – Introducing a design for a fully digitally-controlled 75W


By Fabrizio Di Franco, Akshat Jain, STMicroelectronics This Design Note describes the operation of a new demonstration board, the STEVAL-LLL004V1 from STMicroelectronics, which implements a complete circuit for converting a mains AC input to a DC output for driving LEDs with a maximum load of 75W. The board, as shown in Figure 1, shows how […]

STMicroelectronics – Low-power 868MHz transceiver provides robust air interface in Sigfox networks


STMicroelectronics’ S2-LP, a low- power RF transceiver operating at frequencies below 1GHz, enables designers to implement wireless equipment designs intended for use in Sigfox networks. The S2-LP also supports the Wireless M-Bus protocol and includes an embedded packet handler to implement proprietary wireless protocols. The S2-LP is suitable for use in the licence-free ISM and […]

STMicroelectronics – IO-Link transceiver for PLCs and industrial communications


The L6362A from STMicroelectronics is an IO-Link and serial I/O- mode transceiver for PHY2 three-wire connections which supports the COM1 4.8kbaud, COM2 38.4kbaud and COM3 230.4kbaud communication modes. The output stage can be configured as high-side, low-side or push-pull, and can drive resistive, capacitive and inductive loads. It is intended to be connected to a […]

STMicroelectronics – Rugged 600V IGBT module for high-voltage motor drives


The 600V STGIB30M60TS-L from STMicroelectronics is the second series of its Small Low-Loss Intelligent Moulded Module (SLLIMMTM) system-in-package, which provides a complete inverter power stage for high-voltage motor drives. It combines new ST control ICs, a low-side and a high-side driver, with improved trench gate field-stop IGBTs that can withstand short-circuit conditions. It is ideal […]

STMicroelectronics – New IR laser sensor performs ranging measurements over distances up to 4m


STMicroelectronics has introduced the VL53L1X, a state-of-the-art, Time- of-Flight (ToF) laser-ranging sensor module which provides accurate ranging measurements at distances up to 4m. Part of the ST FlightSenseTM product family, the VL53L1X is the fastest miniature ToF sensor on the market, operating at sampling frequencies up to 50Hz. Housed in a miniature LGA package measuring […]