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The Trenz Electronic TEP0002 is a Pmod compatible motor driver board and used for developing BLCD or CD motor driving software.

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Key Features

  • Modules/ SoC FPGA
    • Compatible with Digilent's Pmod interfaces

  • RAM/Storage
  • On Board
    • 4x Current Sensor
    • 4x ADC
    • 2x Terminal Blocks
    • 2x Power Regulators
    • 3x Half-Bridge Drivers
  • Interface
    • 2x Pmod Pin Header (2x6 Pol)
  • Power 
    •  3.3V supply voltage from Pmods
    • Supply current and voltage monitoring
  • Dimension
    • 40 mm x 40 mm

Block Diagram

TEP0002 block diagram

Main Components

TEP0002 main components
  1. 2x6 PMod Header, J1
  2. 2x6 PMod Header, J2
  3. Power Regulators, U1-U7
  4. Half Bridge Gate Drivers, U14-U17-U20
  5. Current Sensors, U15-U18-U21-U46
  6. ARK500-2 connector, J2
  7. ARK500-3 connector, J3
  8. Analog Digital Converter, U16-U19-U22-U47

Initial Delivery State

Storage device name



Initial delivery state of programmable devices on the module

Configuration Signals

MODE Signal State

Boot Mode



Boot process.




Reset process.

Signals, Interfaces and Pins

Pmod Connectors

TEP0002 is equipped with two 2x6 Pmod Connectors, J1 and J2. 

Pin Pmod J1Pmod J2Notes
4N.CSensor fault
General Pmod connectors information

Terminal blocks

The TEP0002 is equipped with two Terminal Blocks J3 and J4.

Terminal Blocks information

On-board Peripherals

On board peripherals

Analog Digital Converters

The TEP0006 is equipped with four Analog Digital Converters. 

PinConnected toNotes
REFCurrent Sensors,U17Current Sensors,U20Current Sensors,U22Current Sensors,U46VCC Pin
AIN1+Current Sensors,U17Current Sensors,U20Current Sensors,U22Current Sensors,U46VIOUT Pin
ADC Information

Power and Power-On Sequence

Power Supply

Power supply with minimum current capability of xx A for system startup is recommended.

Power Consumption

Power Input PinTypical Current
Power Consumption

* TBD - To Be Determined

Power Distribution Dependencies

Power Distribution

Power-On Sequence

There is no specific power on sequence, after power on the module all regulators will be enable.

Power Rails

Power Rail Name

Pmod  J1 Pin

Pmod J2 Pin

Module power rails.

Technical Specifications

Absolute Maximum Ratings

STG_TStorage Temperature-40105°C
PS absolute maximum ratings

Recommended Operating Conditions

Operating temperature range depends also on customer design and cooling solution. Please contact us for options.

ParameterMinMaxUnitsReference Document
OPT_T-40105°CSee ARK500-2 and ARK500-3 Data Sheet
Recommended operating conditions.

Physical Dimensions

  • Module size: 40 mm × 40 mm.  Please download the assembly diagram for exact numbers.

PCB thickness: 1.59 mm.

Physical Dimension

Currently Offered Variants 

Trenz shop TEP0002 overview page
English pageGerman page
Trenz Electronic Shop Overview

Revision History

Hardware Revision History

DateRevisionChangesDocumentation Link
  • R18 and C46 have been removed
  • R22 and C57 have been removed
  • R26 and C67 have been removed
  • R17, R20, R21, R24, R25, R28 have been renamed and the resistance level have been change
  • U1 and U7 have been changed to LM4510SD
  • Schematic has been updated
  • Initial Release
Hardware Revision History

Hardware revision number can be found on the PCB board together with the module model number separated by the dash.

Board hardware revision number.

Document Change History


John Hartfiel

  • Correction connector position

2020-01-15v.54Pedram Babakhani
  • Technical specification update



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Document change history.


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