BQ27220 – Single cell pack/system-side CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge w/pre-programmed chemistry profiles
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BQ27220 – Single cell pack/system-side CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge w/pre-programmed chemistry profiles

The Texas Instruments bq27220 battery fuel gauge is a single-cell gauge that requires minimal user configuration and system microcontroller firmware development, leading to quick system bring-up. The bq27220 device uses the Compensated End-of-Discharge Voltage (CEDV) algorithm for fuel...

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1-Cell Protection IC with Reset and Forced Standby Function for Li-Ion and Li-Polymer Batteries
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1-Cell Protection IC with Reset and Forced Standby Function for Li-Ion and Li-Polymer Batteries

Ricoh Electronic Devices has introduced a primary battery protection IC R5613 Series for rechargeable 1-cell Lithium-Ion and Lithium Polymer batteries. This Series is designed to enforce strict usage limits keeping the battery cell in optimal condition and preventing critical...

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Nexperia ASFET for 36 V DC motors
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Nexperia ASFET for 36 V DC motors

There is growing demand for 36 V DC motors, often being used with multi-cell lithium-ion battery packs, in an increasing range of applications There is growing demand for 36 V DC motors, often being used with multi-cell lithium-ion battery packs, in an increasing range of applications....

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Molex Disposable Thin-Film Battery stocked by Heilind Electronics
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Molex Disposable Thin-Film Battery stocked by Heilind Electronics

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized global distributor for Molex, has expanded its selection of electronic component solutions with the company’s disposable thin-film battery. The thin-film batteries are zinc-carbon primary cells...

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Texas Instruments bq25960 Parallel Battery Charger
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Texas Instruments bq25960 Parallel Battery Charger

Texas Instruments bq25960 Parallel Battery Charger is a 98.1% peak efficiency, 8A battery charging solution using switch capacitor architecture for a 1-cell Li-ion battery. The switched cap architecture allows the cable current to be half the charging current, reducing the cable power...

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Analog Devices Inc. LTC3337 Primary Battery State of Health Monitor
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Analog Devices Inc. LTC3337 Primary Battery State of Health Monitor

Analog Devices Inc. LTC3337 Primary Battery State of Health (SOH) Monitor provides accurate, real-time readings of battery cell discharge, voltage, impedance, and temperature. The LTC3337 is designed to be placed in series with a primary battery with minimal associated series voltage...

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Circuit provides reverse-battery connection protection
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Circuit provides reverse-battery connection protection

A universal problem in battery-operated devices is the threat of damage when an end-user (never an engineer) inserts the battery backward. You can avoid damage by inserting a single diode or by using a diode-bridge configuration, but those fixes waste power and reduce the supply voltage...

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CATL Releasing their Fast-charging First Generation of Sodium-ion Batteries
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CATL Releasing their Fast-charging First Generation of Sodium-ion Batteries

(CATL) successfully held its first online launch event “Tech Zone” on July 29. Dr. Robin Zeng, chairman of CATL, unveiled the company’s first-generation sodium-ion battery, together with its AB battery pack solution - which is able to integrate sodium-ion cells and lithium-ion...

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