Battery Chargers

Solar Charging System will not over/undercharge batteries.
Battery Chargers

Solar Charging System will not over/undercharge batteries.

BatteryMINDer® Model SCC015 ensures batteries are not overcharged and automatically desulphates all lead-acid-based 12 V batteries in addition to series-connected 6 V types. System includes 15 W amorphous silicon solar panel, temperature compensated controller-charger-desulphator, Qwik connect-disconnect battery harness, and battery condition indicator. It is maintains up to 6...

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Battery Charger requires no microcontroller or firmware.
Battery Chargers

Battery Charger requires no microcontroller or firmware.

Offering programmable charge current from 0.4-2 A with ±5% accuracy, autonomous Model LTC4060 charges 1-4 cell NiMH and NiCd batteries. Available in 16-lead TSSOP or 5 x 3 mm DFN package with operating voltage from 4.5-10 V, unit uses external PNP transistor to supply current to battery or battery pack. Charger offers 3 options for terminating charge cycle: negative deltaV, max voltage, or...

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USB Power Manager requires no external control.
Battery Chargers

USB Power Manager requires no external control.

Single-IC, autonomous power manager and battery charger, Model LTC4055 provides power to USB peripheral device and charges peripheral's single-cell Li-Ion battery from USB VBUS or wall adapter power supply. Unit automatically reduces battery charge current as system load current increases. Once power source is removed, current flows from battery to load through internal low loss diode. Float...

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Li-Ion Battery Charger protects circuit against overheating.
Battery Chargers

Li-Ion Battery Charger protects circuit against overheating.

Housed in 2 x 2 mm DFN package, LTC4059A integrated linear battery charger can charge one single-cell Li-Ion battery at 900 mA without overheating. Thermal regulation scheme prevents junction temperature of IC from exceeding 115°C. Complete solution, requiring input capacitor and charge current program resistor, features open drain status pin, charge current monitor output, and 5% charge...

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A Guide to Quality Control of the SMT Process
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A Guide to Quality Control of the SMT Process

The printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing process begins with cutting-edge equipment capable of accurately picking and placing up to 40,000 components per hour. This innovative equipment keeps error rates extremely low, and those defects that do occur are quickly caught by sensitive laser and optical inspection equipment.

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Battery Charger has adjustable charge current termination.
Battery Chargers

Battery Charger has adjustable charge current termination.

Housed in 3 x 3 x 0.75 mm DFN package, LTC4068 standalone, linear, single-cell Li-Ion Lithium Polymer battery charger allows users to program charge cycle termination with system load concurrently applied to battery. Via one resistor, charge termination current can be accurately set to value of less than, more than, or equal to C/10. Thermal regulation scheme maximizes charger rate without risk...

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Integrated Li-Ion Linear Charger does not overheat.
Battery Chargers

Integrated Li-Ion Linear Charger does not overheat.

Housed in 6-lead, 2 x 2 mm DFN package, single-cell LTC4059 monitors and reports value of charge current. System requires input capacitor and charge current program resistor. With proper PCB layout design, product can safely charge single-cell, Li-Ion battery from 5 V input at up to 900 mA. Thermal regulation scheme automatically reduces charge current as necessary during high ambient temperature...

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Capacitor Charger uses current-limited flyback topology.
Battery Chargers

Capacitor Charger uses current-limited flyback topology.

Stand-alone Model LT3468, intended for digital and film cameras, can charge 100 Â-µF capacitor to 320 V in 4.6 sec from 3.6 V battery. With controlled peak current of 1.4 A, charger, in conjunction with flyback transformer, can charge any size photoflash capacitor with efficiencies greater than 80%. Model LT3468-1 is identical to LT3468, except that current limit is 0.7 A. Both utilize...

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Battery Charger operates independent of host IC.
Battery Chargers

Battery Charger operates independent of host IC.

Smart battery-charger controller, Model LTC4100, operates with or without host microcontroller. It charges 6.4-26 V multiple-cell, Li-Ion and Nickel-chemistry batteries at up to 4 A, with 0.8% voltage accuracy and 5% current accuracy, respectively. Synchronous switching operation provides constant-current/constant-voltage charging from input supply voltage of 6-28 V. Model LTC4100 meets...

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Battery Charger supports multi-year back-up applications.
Battery Chargers

Battery Charger supports multi-year back-up applications.

Model LTC4064, housed in 5 x 3 mm footprint 10-lead MSOP package, charges to float voltage of 4 V to slow battery aging and capacity degradation during periods of non-use. Unit autonomously performs charging, pre-conditioning, charge termination, re-charging, temperature monitoring, and fault detection. Thermal regulation allows maximum charge current without risk of overheating, while external...

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Battery Charger helps prevent sulfation buildup.
Battery Chargers

Battery Charger helps prevent sulfation buildup.

Powered by 110 Vac adapter, RediPulse Charge/Maintenance System works with all types of vehicles and equipment stored indoors or in areas without access to sunlight. It prevents dead batteries by keeping batteries in like-new condition at all times. By introducing slight trickle charge, product prevents loss of battery power on stored vehicles. When plugged in, weatherproof unit operates 24...

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