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Speed Control according to DT0001

Question asked by koelln.rasmus on Mar 11, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 8, 2015 by pajnic.andrej.001

the application note DT0001 suggests controlling the motor speed by using the FWD/REV pin with a duty cycle. Though this sounds very promising especially for feed-back controller design I was wondering what happens if the motor is running in one direction and I force the motor to drive the other way. Isn't the motor than used in generator mode acting as a voltage source?

Has anyone had experience with this usage and how is the L6235 reacting to it - where is the power burned?