Motion SPM® modules integrate drive and protection circuitry into a single package. Simplify and accelerate your design as you optimize efficiency. These devices are sometimes referred to as Intelligent Power Modules (IPM) by the market.
Fairchild Semiconductor offers a full line of highly integrated smart power modules that provide efficient motor control for a wide range of energy-savvy applications. The SPM series provides solutions that drive efficiency while simplifying system design, reducing board space, improving system reliability, and speeding time-to-market.
Motion SPM® Smart Power Modules integrate discrete devices into one highly efficient and reliable package. Our SPM® packaging and process technology is a critical differentiator in high power motor control applications
Targets high power applications up to 75A/600V and up to 35A/1200VSense-IGBT’s on low-side for over-current protection and a built-in thermistor for temperature monitoring. 15A – 30A modules in ceramic substrate packaging. 50A, 75A 600V and 1200V modules in Direct Bond Copper (DBC) substrate packaging to reduce thermal impedance.
Targets a wide range of power applications from 3A to 30A/600V and up to 10A/1200V; e.g. HVAC, commercial air conditioner, compact industrial level inverter, servo-driver, fan motor, and pump.
SPM 3 V2 series requires external pin connections between Vs and U/V/W output respectively.
SPM 3 V4 series has an internal connection for Vs, built-in bootstrap diodes and over-temperature protection.
Targets cost sensitive applications below 20A in ceramic substrate packaging with built-in bootstrap diodes and thermistor for temperature monitoring. Input gate signals are active high.
Targets compact lower power motor control applications up to 200W; e.g. refrigerator, fan and water pump. The SPM 5 series is composed of six super-junction or planar technology FRFET® MOSFET or FRFET® MOSFET and half-bridge gate driver IC’s. 600V, 500V, 250V and 60V modules are available. Input gate signals are active high. Package lead options includes DIP, double-DIP, surface mount, and ziz-zag (see ordering information)
SPM 5 V1 series has six planar technology FRFET® MOSFETs (500V, 250V, 60V) without boot-strap diode and requires external pin connections between Vs and U/V/W output respectively. Except FSB5xx50T.
SPM 5 V1.5 series has six planar technology FRFET® MOSFETs (500V, 250V) with and without boot-strap diode integrated options and requires external pin connections between Vs and U/V/W output respectively . Except FSB5XX50UTD
SPM 5 V2 series has a six super-junction technology FRFET® MOSFETs (500V), built-in bootstrap diodes, thermal sensing function(Vts) and internal connection for Vs.
SPM 5 SuperFET® series has six super-junction technology SuperFET® FRFET® MOSFETs (600V), built-in boot-strap diodes, thermal sensing function, and internal connection for Vs.
Targets compact lower power motor control applications between 200W to 1kW; e.g. small (duct-type) fans, dishwasher, small air conditioner (up to 1.5 horsepower), top/front loading washing machines, and refrigerators. The SPM 55 series integrates 600V field-stop trench IGBTs, stealth diode with extended short circuit withstand time, half-bridge gate driver IC's. Low conduction and low switching loss options are offered.
Targets compact lower power motor control applications up to 50W; e.g. small (pedestal and ceiling) fan motors, air conditioner indoor/outdoor fans, and water pump. The SPM 7 series is composed of FRFET® MOSFET and half-bridge gate driver IC’s. 250V and 500V modules are available in PQFN package to save up to 50% board space, minimize EMI and losses.
Targets compact motor control applications such as industrial fans, pumps, washing machines, and refrigerators. The SPM 8 series integrates 600V Field Stop trench IGBTs, stealth diodes with extended short circuit withstand time, and three (3) half-bridge gate driver IC's. Separate negative IGBT terminals are available for each phase to support the widest variety of control algorithms.