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Number of series cells 1 Charge current (Max) (A) 2.5 Operating Vin (Max) (V) 6 Cell chemistry Li-Ion/Li-Polymer Battery charge voltage (Min) (V) 3.5 Battery charge voltage (Max) (V) 4.44 Absolute Vin (safety rating) (Max) ((V)) 20 Control interface I2C Features BAT temp thermistor monitoring (JEITA profile), BAT temp thermistor monitoring (hot/cold profile), IINDPM (Input current limit), Input OVP, Power Path Operating Vin (Min) (V) 4.2 Rating Catalog
Number of series cells 1 Charge current (Max) (A) 2.5 Operating Vin (Max) (V) 6 Cell chemistry Li-Ion/Li-Polymer Battery charge voltage (Min) (V) 3.5 Battery charge voltage (Max) (V) 4.44 Absolute Vin (safety rating) (Max) ((V)) 20 Control interface I2C Features BAT temp thermistor monitoring (JEITA profile), BAT temp thermistor monitoring (hot/cold profile), IINDPM (Input current limit), Input OVP, Power Path Operating Vin (Min) (V) 4.2 Rating Catalog
DSBGA (YFF) 49 0 mm² 2.78 x 2.78 VQFN (RGE) 24 16 mm² 4 x 4
  • High-Efficiency Switched-Mode Charger with Separate Power Path Control
    • Instantly Start Up System from a Deeply Discharged Battery or No Battery
  • Compatible with MaxLife™ Technology for Faster Charging When Used in Conjunction With bq27530
  • Dual Input, Integrated FET Charger for up to 2.5-A Charging
    • 20-V input rating, with Overvoltage Protection (OVP)
      • 6.5 V for USB Input up to 1.5 A
      • 10.5 V for IN input (bq24160, bq24160A, bq24161, bq24163) up to 2.5 A
      • 6.5 V for IN input (bq24168) up to 2.5 A
  • Safe and Accurate Battery-Management Functions
    • 1% Battery Regulation Accuracy
    • 10% Charge Current Accuracy
  • Charge Parameters Programmed Using I2C Interface
  • Voltage-Based, NTC Monitoring Input
    • JEITA Compatible (bq24160, bq24160A, bq24161B, bq24163, bq24168)
  • Available in small 2.8-mm × 2.8-mm 49-ball WCSP or 4-mm × 4-mm VQFN-24 Packages
  • High-Efficiency Switched-Mode Charger with Separate Power Path Control
    • Instantly Start Up System from a Deeply Discharged Battery or No Battery
  • Compatible with MaxLife™ Technology for Faster Charging When Used in Conjunction With bq27530
  • Dual Input, Integrated FET Charger for up to 2.5-A Charging
    • 20-V input rating, with Overvoltage Protection (OVP)
      • 6.5 V for USB Input up to 1.5 A
      • 10.5 V for IN input (bq24160, bq24160A, bq24161, bq24163) up to 2.5 A
      • 6.5 V for IN input (bq24168) up to 2.5 A
  • Safe and Accurate Battery-Management Functions
    • 1% Battery Regulation Accuracy
    • 10% Charge Current Accuracy
  • Charge Parameters Programmed Using I2C Interface
  • Voltage-Based, NTC Monitoring Input
    • JEITA Compatible (bq24160, bq24160A, bq24161B, bq24163, bq24168)
  • Available in small 2.8-mm × 2.8-mm 49-ball WCSP or 4-mm × 4-mm VQFN-24 Packages

The bq24160, bq24160A, bq24161, bq24161B, bq24163, and bq24168 are highly integrated single-cell Li-Ion battery charger and system power path management devices targeted for space-limited, portable applications with high-capacity batteries. The single-cell charger has dual inputs which allow operation from either a USB port or a higher-power input supply (that is, AC adapter or wireless charging input) for a versatile solution. The two inputs are fully isolated from each other and are easily selectable using the I2C interface.

The power path management feature allows the bq2416xx to power the system from a high-efficiency DC-DC converter while simultaneously and independently charging the battery. The power-path management architecture enables the system to run with a defective or absent battery pack and enables instant system turnon even with a totally discharged battery or no battery.

The bq24160, bq24160A, bq24161, bq24161B, bq24163, and bq24168 are highly integrated single-cell Li-Ion battery charger and system power path management devices targeted for space-limited, portable applications with high-capacity batteries. The single-cell charger has dual inputs which allow operation from either a USB port or a higher-power input supply (that is, AC adapter or wireless charging input) for a versatile solution. The two inputs are fully isolated from each other and are easily selectable using the I2C interface.

The power path management feature allows the bq2416xx to power the system from a high-efficiency DC-DC converter while simultaneously and independently charging the battery. The power-path management architecture enables the system to run with a defective or absent battery pack and enables instant system turnon even with a totally discharged battery or no battery.

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* Data sheet bq2416xx 2.5A, Dual-Input, Single-Cell Switched-Mode Li-Ion Battery Charger with Power Path Management and I2C Interface datasheet (Rev. G) 02 Nov 2015
Technical article When to use rechargeable batteries in small battery applications 01 Oct 2019
Technical article Should I use a linear charger or a switching charger? 31 Oct 2015
Technical article Summertime and the livin' is easy 20 Jun 2014
Application note Building your own Battery Simulator 14 Oct 2013
Application note Selecting the Correct bq2416x Host Controlled Device (Rev. A) 04 Oct 2012

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The bq24160/161/163/168 evaluation module is a complete charger module for evaluating compact,flexible, high-efficiency, USB-friendly, switch-mode charge management solution for single-cell, Li-ion and Li-polymer batteries used in a wide range of portable applications. The bq24160/161/163/168 (...)

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