Fuel Tank MKII Battery BoosterPack Plug-In Module


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The Fuel Tank MKII BoosterPack™ plug-in module is the next generation design of the original Fuel Tank BoosterPack module.  This BoosterPack includes next-generation TI battery monitoring ICs and other new features to make it easier to use. The Fuel Tank MKII BoosterPack module allows TI LaunchPad™ development kits to be powered from the included rechargeable lithium polymer battery, further enabling mobile application development and evaluation.

The Fuel Tank MKII BoosterPack plug-in module includes an on-board lithium polymer battery charger and gas gauge that provide critical parameters of the battery, including temperature, charging state, capacity, and more. The BoosterPack module comes with a lithium polymer battery cell, which can be disconnected by a switch, and charged through an on-board micro USB connector.

The battery features of this BoosterPack module can work with any BoosterPack-compatible LaunchPad development kit. However, code examples for using the fuel gauge aspect of the kit to interrogate the battery status are only provided for specific LaunchPad kits.

  • 3.7V 1200mAh lithium polymer battery
  • On- board BQ24250 lithium polymer charger
  • On- board BQ27441 gas gauge
  • Works with TI LaunchPad™ Development Kits
  • USB charging with indicator LED
  • Battery status outputs: battery temperature, voltage, average current, charge state, and remaining capacity

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  • BOOSTXL-BATPAKMKII BoosterPack Plug-In Module
  • Quick Start Guide

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User guides (1)
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PDF 2878 08 Jun 2018 45
More literature (2)
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19 May 2016
PDF 677 09 Jun 2016 29

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
MSP430Ware for MSP Microcontrollers  MSPWARE  Software Development Kits (SDK) 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules  ( 2 )

Name Part Number Tool Type
MSP430FR5994 LaunchPad Development Kit  MSP-EXP430FR5994  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
SimpleLink™ MSP432P401R high-precision ADC LaunchPad™ Development Kit  MSP-EXP432P401R  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
BQ24250  2A Single Input I2C/Standalone Switch-Mode Li-Ion Battery Charger  Battery management 
BQ27441-G1  System-Side Impedance Track™ Battery Fuel (Gas) Gauge  Battery management 

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