New Energy Harvesting System will Power Wearables using Heat Generated by Your Skin
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New Energy Harvesting System will Power Wearables using Heat Generated by Your Skin

While several advancements in battery technology, thanks to increased research in the field, have driven up the potential and range of applications for wearables, there are some application areas of wearables that are still being hindered by power, with issues ranging from the size of...

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Lithium Battery Battery Management System with 3A Dual Output
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Lithium Battery Battery Management System with 3A Dual Output

California-based Embedded electronics solutions manufacturer; EZBriz, recently announced the launch of their Battery management board; the Lithium Battery BMS. Battery management systems, in their advanced states, are electronic systems/devices that manages rechargeable batteries...

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Active Rectifier Controller with Reverse Protection for Battery and Solar cell
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Active Rectifier Controller with Reverse Protection for Battery and Solar cell

This demonstration circuit is an active rectifier with reverse protection for batteries in automotive applications. The project is designed for 5A load current. Two clamping diodes, D1 and D2, are used on the board to protect the IC from overvoltage spikes at the input. The input supply...

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Low Profile 2 Channel Solid State Relay for AC Loads
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Low Profile 2 Channel Solid State Relay for AC Loads

This project offers an extremely compact solution for interfacing 2 high voltage resistive or inductive loads. At a low profile, this is the most compact & versatile optically isolated 2 channel solid state relay system. The circuit consists of 2x Triacs and isolated Triac drivers....

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LiFePO4 Charger Board based on CN3058E
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LiFePO4 Charger Board based on CN3058E

LiFePO4 Batteries: An Overview Compact electronic devices rely on concise li-ion battery packs. Lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFEPO4) or LFP battery is a type of lithium-ion battery that uses lithium iron phosphate as a cathode and a graphitic carbon electrode as the anode. LFP...

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Programmable Frequency – Continuous Conduction Mode (CCM) – Boost Power – Factor Correction (PFC) Controller
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Programmable Frequency – Continuous Conduction Mode (CCM) – Boost Power – Factor Correction (PFC) Controller

The circuit described here is a simple PFC controller using the UCC28180 chip from Texas instruments. The controller operates under average current mode control at a fixed programmable switching frequency of 116 kHz. Simple external current and voltage loop compensation, along with...

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This MintyCharger Is Designed For All 9V PP3 Batteries In The Market
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This MintyCharger Is Designed For All 9V PP3 Batteries In The Market

With the increase in the demand for 9V PP3 batteries, there is a significant need for an efficient charger. One might be able to find several PP3 batteries that are manufactured majority being NiMH, however, there is an alternative of Li-Ion batteries. This has made it difficult to get...

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Dual-Level Float-Cum-Boost Charger with Pre-Charge for 12V – 3 to 6Ah Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) Batteries
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Dual-Level Float-Cum-Boost Charger with Pre-Charge for 12V – 3 to 6Ah Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) Batteries

This SLA Battery charger project is the right choice if you want to obtain maximum battery service life and capacity, along with acceptable recharge time and economy, constant current, constant voltage, and even charge a deeply discharged battery. The project contains all the necessary...

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