Pack-Side Impedance Track(tm) Fuel (Gas) Gauge with Integrated Protector - BQ27741-G1

BQ27741-G1 (ACTIVE)

Pack-Side Impedance Track(tm) Fuel (Gas) Gauge with Integrated Protector


The Texas Instruments bq27741-G1 Li-Ion battery fuel gauge is a microcontroller peripheral that provides fuel gauging for single-cell Li-Ion battery packs. The device requires little system microcontroller firmware development for accurate battery fuel gauging. The fuel gauge resides within the battery pack or on the system’s main board with an embedded battery (non-removable). The fuel gauge provides hardware-based over- and undervoltage, overcurrent in charge or discharge, and short-circuit protections.

The fuel gauge uses the patented Impedance Track™ algorithm for fuel gauging, and provides information such as remaining battery capacity (mAh), state-of-charge (%), run-time to empty (minimum), battery voltage (mV), and temperature (°C), as well as recording vital parameters throughout the lifetime of the battery.

The device comes in a 15-ball BGA package (2.776 mm × 1.96 mm) that is ideal for space-constrained applications.


  • Battery Fuel Gauge and Protector for 1-Series Li-
    Ion Applications
  • Microcontroller Peripheral Provides:
    • Accurate Battery Fuel Gauging Supports up to
      14,500 mAh
    • External and Internal Temperature Sensors for
      Battery Temperature Reporting
    • Precision 16-Bit High-Side Coulomb Counter
      with High-Side Low-Value Sense Resistor
      (5 mΩ to 20 mΩ)
    • Lifetime and Current Data Logging
    • 64 Bytes of Non-Volatile Scratch Pad Flash
    • SHA-1/HMAC Authentication
  • Battery Fuel Gauging Based on Patented
    Impedance Track7trade; Technology
    • Models Battery Discharge Curve for Accurate
      Time-To-Empty Predictions
    • Automatically Adjusts for Aging, Self-
      Discharge, and Temperature- and Rate-
      Induced Effects on Battery
  • Advanced Fuel Gauging Features
    • Internal Short Detection
    • Tab Disconnection Detection
  • Safety and Protection:
    • Over- and Undervoltage Protection with Low-
      Power Mode
    • Overcharging and Discharging Current
    • Overtemperature Protection
    • Short-Circuit Protection
    • Low-Voltage Notification
    • Voltage Doubler to Support High-Side
      N-Channel FET Protection
  • HDQ and I2C Interface Formats for
    Communication with Host System
  • Small 15-Ball NanoFree™ (BGA) Packaging

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# Series Cells
Cell Chemistry
Battery Capacity (Max) (mAh)
Communication Interface
Battery Capacity (Min) (mAh)
External Capacity Indication
Gas Gauge Algorithm
Special Features
Operating Temperature Range (C)
Approx. Price (US$)
Single Cell    
Impedance Track    
Integrated Protector
SHA-1 Authentication    
-40 to 85    
1.45 | 1ku    
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