Motion SPM® Smart Power Modules

Speed-Up Design Time and Increase Reliability

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.

Integrated Motor Drive + Protection

  • IGBTs, FRFETs, HVICs, LVICs, peripherals - combined
  • Multiple power ratings, wide- breadth of packages
  • Rugged, high efficiency, saves space, cost and engineering time

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.

Why choose SPM® product?

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

  • Widest breadth of packaging for motor control applications (below 10 HP)
  • Optimized packaging for thermal performance, high-power density, and robust assembly
  • Compactness for low/mid-power industrial applications
  • Wide range of guaranteed junction temperature: -40°C to +150°C
  • Packages with more creepage/clearance for high voltage applications
  • Better ruggedness, optimized conduction losses and switching losses
  • Exceeds low cost and high efficiency requirements for home appliance applications
  • High production reliability optimizes customer manufacturing yield

SPM 2 Series Modules

Targets high-power applications up to 75 A/600 V and up to 35 A/1200 V Sense-IGBT’s on low-side for over-current protection and a built-in thermistor for temperature monitoring. Modules are 15 A – 30 A in ceramic substrate packaging and 50 A, 75 A, 600 V and 1200 V in Direct Bond Copper (DBC) substrate packaging to reduce thermal impedance.

FNAxx: 1200 V low conduction loss for 3-Phase DC-AC conversion

 

FSAMxxSM: SM indicates mid switching frequency and low conduction loss.

 

FSAMxx SH: SH indicates high switching frequency and low switching loss.

 

SPM 2 V1 Series Order Codes

 

SPM 2 V2 Series Ordering Codes

 

SPM 3 Eval Board SPM 3 Series Modules

Targets a wide range of power applications from 3 A to 30 A/600 V and up to 10 A/1200 V; 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.

FSBSxxCHxx: S indicates ceramic substrate packaging for the 3 A, 5 A, 10 A, 15 A, and 25 A modules.

 

FSBBxxCHxx: B indicates Direct Bond Copper (DBC) substrate packaging for the 15 A, 20 A, and 30 A modules.

 

SPM 3 V4 series has an internal connection for Vs, built-in bootstrap diodes and over-temperature protection.

FSBFxxCHxxB: F and B indicate Full Pack substrate for 3 A, 5 A, 10 A, and 15 A.
 

FSBBxxCHxxC: B and C indicate Direct Bond Copper substrate packaging for 15 A, 20 A, and 30 A modules.

 

SPM 3 Series Ordering Codes

 

SPM Evaluation Boards

FEBSPM3SPM45_M01MTCA - Motion SPM3/45H Evaluation Board

Compatible with: SPM3V2_V4 & SPM45H Modules

Key Features

  • AC Line Input Connection
  • On-Board Bulk Capacitors
  • Bulk Capacitor Charge Indicator
  • On-Board High-Voltage SMPS
    • +15.75 VDC, +5 VDC, +3.3 VDC Outputs
  • Short-Circuit Current Protection
  • Triple Open-Emitter Connections to Negative DC Link
  • MCU Interface Connections
    • 3 High-Side, 3 Low-Side Gate Drive Inputs
    • Fault Output
    • Bus Voltage Sense Output
    • 3-Phase Current Sensing, Amplified
  • NTC Output Signal (when applicable)
  • Current Sense Resistors (when applicable)
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SPM 45 Eval Board SPM 45 Series Modules

Targets cost-sensitive applications below 20 A in ceramic substrate packaging with built-in bootstrap diodes and thermistor for temperature monitoring. Input gate signals are active high. The SPM 45 series is divided into two groups:

FNA/FNC has lower conduction loss and is recommended for around 5 kHz switching frequency applications.

 

FNB has lower switching loss and is recommended for around 15 kHz switching applications.

 

SPM 45 Series Ordering Codes

 

SPM Evaluation Boards

FEBSPM3SPM45_M01MTCA - Motion SPM3/45H Evaluation Board

Compatible with: SPM3V2_V4 & SPM45H Modules

Key Features

  • AC Line Input Connection
  • On-Board Bulk Capacitors
  • Bulk Capacitor Charge Indicator
  • On-Board High-Voltage SMPS
    • +15.75 VDC, +5 VDC, +3.3 VDC Outputs
  • Short-Circuit Current Protection
  • Triple Open-Emitter Connections to Negative DC Link
  • MCU Interface Connections
    • 3 High-Side, 3 Low-Side Gate Drive Inputs
    • Fault Output
    • Bus Voltage Sense Output
    • 3-Phase Current Sensing, Amplified
  • NTC Output Signal (when applicable)
  • Current Sense Resistors (when applicable)
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SPM 5 Series Modules

Targets compact lower power motor control applications upto 200 W; e.g. refrigerator, fan and water pump. The SPM 5 series is composed of six SuperFET® FRFET® MOSFET or FRFET® MOSFET and half-bridge gate driver IC's. Available modules include 600 V, 500 V, 250 V and 60 V. Input gate signals are active high.

SPM 5 V1 series has six FRFET® MOSFETs (500 V, 250 V, 60 V) and requires external pin connections between Vs and U/V/W output, respectively (Except FSB5xx50T).

FSB5XX50: Normal DIP Lead Forming(Blank), dedicated Vs Pin

 

FSB5XX50S: SMD Lead Forming(S), dedicated Vs Pin

 

FSB5XX06S: SMD Lead Forming(S), 60 V FRFET® MOSFET, dedicated Vs Pin

 

FSB5XX50T: Double DIP Lead Forming(T), No dedicated Vs pin

 

FSB5XX25T: Double DIP Lead Forming(T), 250 V FRFET® MOSFET, No dedicated Vs pin

 

SPM 5 V1.5 series has six FRFET® MOSFETs (500 V, 250 V) and requires external pin connections between Vs and U/V/W output, respectively (Except FSB5XX50UTD).

FSB5XX50UD: Normal DIP Lead Forming(U), Built-in Bootstrap Diode(D), dedicated Vs Pin

 

FSB5XX50US: SMD Lead Forming(US), No Bootstrap Diode, dedicated Vs Pin

 

FSB5XX25US: SMD Lead Forming(US), 250 V FRFET® MOSFET, No Bootstrap Diode, dedicated Vs Pin

 

FSB5XX50UTD: Double DIP Lead Forming(UT), Built-in Bootstrap Diode(D), No dedicated Vs pin

 

SPM 5 V2 series has six FRFET® MOSFETs (500 V), built-in bootstrap diodes, thermal sensing function(Vts) and internal connection for Vs.

FSB5XX50A: Normal DIP Lead Forming(A), No dedicated Vs pin

 

FSB5XX50AS: SMD Lead Forming(AS), No dedicated Vs pin

 

FSB5XX25A: SMD Lead Forming(US), 250 V FRFET® MOSFET, No dedicated Vs pin

 

FSB5XX50AT: Double DIP Lead Forming(AT), No dedicated Vs pin

 

SPM 5 SuperFET series has six SuperFET® FRFET® MOSFETs (600 V), built-in bootstrap diodes,thermal sensing function(Vts) and internal connection for Vs.

FSB5XX60SF: Normal DIP Lead Forming(SF), No dedicated Vs pin

 

FSB5XX60SFT: Double DIP Lead Forming(SFT), No dedicated Vs pin

 

SPM 5 Series Ordering Codes

 

SPM 55 Series Modules

Targets compact lower power motor control applications between 200 W to 1 kW; 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 600 V field-stop trench IGBTs, stealth diode with extended short-circuit withstand time, and half-bridge gate driver ICs. Low conduction and low switching loss options are offered.

FNA51x60T3:

 

FNB5xxx60T1:

 

SPM 55 Series Ordering Codes

 

SPM 7 Series Modules

Targets compact lower power motor control applications up to 50 W; 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 ICs. Available modules include 250 V and 500 V in PQFN package to save up to 50% board space, minimize EMI and losses.

FSB70xxx

 

SPM 7 Series Ordering Codes

 

Support and Tools

Motion Control Design Tool

This design tool provides motion control design engineers with efficient means of calculating the power losses and temperature rise in Fairchild motor drive SPM modules. The tool addresses three-phase inverter sinusoidal modulation for variable speed drive applications powering permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) and AC induction motors.

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