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Number of series cells 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Charge current (Max) (A) 10 Operating Vin (Max) (V) 28 Cell chemistry Li-Ion/Li-Polymer Battery charge voltage (Min) (V) 2.1 Battery charge voltage (Max) (V) 26 Absolute Vin (safety rating) (Max) ((V)) 33 Control topology Switch-Mode Buck Control interface Standalone (RC-Settable) Features BAT temp thermistor monitoring (hot/cold profile), IINDPM (Input current limit), Input OVP, Power Path Operating Vin (Min) (V) 5 Rating Catalog open-in-new Find other Battery charger ICs

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  • 600-kHz NMOS-NMOS Synchronous buck converter
  • Stand-alone charger support for li-ion or li-polymer
  • 5-V to 28-V VCC Input operating range and supports 1- to 6-battery cells (BQ24610)
  • 5-V to 24-V VCC Input operating range and supports 1- to 5-battery cells (BQ24617)
  • Up to 10-A charge current and adapter current
  • High-accuracy voltage and current regulation
    • ±0.5% Charge voltage accuracy
    • ±3% Charge current accuracy
    • ±3% Adapter current accuracy
  • Integration
    • Automatic system power selection from adapter or battery
    • Non Power Path option for low total BOM cost
    • Internal loop compensation and soft start
    • Dynamic power management
  • Safety protection
    • Input overvoltage protection
    • Battery thermistor sense hot and cold charge suspend
    • Battery detection
    • Reverse protection input FET
    • Programmable safety timer
    • Charge overcurrent protection
    • Battery short protection
    • Battery overvoltage protection
    • Thermal shutdown
  • Status Outputs
    • Adapter present
    • Charger operation status
  • Charge enable pin
  • 6-V Gate drive for synchronous buck converter
  • Energy star low quiescent current Iq
    • < 15-µA Off-state battery discharge current
    • < 1.5-mA Off-state input quiescent current
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The BQ2461x is a highly integrated Li-ion, Li-polymer or Lead-acid switched-mode battery charge controller. The device offers a constant-frequency synchronous switching PWM controller with high-accuracy charge current and voltage regulation, charge preconditioning, termination, adapter current regulation, and charge status monitoring.

The BQ2461x charges the battery in three phases: preconditioning, constant current, and constant voltage.

Charge is terminated when the current reaches a minimum user-selectable level. A programmable charge timer provides a safety backup. The BQ2461x automatically restarts the charge cycle if the battery voltage falls below an internal threshold, and enters a low quiescent current sleep mode when the input voltage falls below the battery voltage.

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The bq2461x is highly integrated Li-ion or Li-polymer switch-mode battery charge controllers. The bq2463x is highly integrated switch-mode battery charge controllers designed specifically to charge Lithium Phosphate battery chemistries. They offer a constant-frequency synchronous PWM controller with (...)

  • Evaluation Module For bq2461x/bq2463x
  • High Efficiency Synchronous Buck Charger
  • User-programmable up to 26V Battery Voltage
  • AC Adapter Operating Range 5V to 28V
  • LED Indication for Control and Status Signals
  • Test Points for Key Signals Available for Testing Purpose. Easy Probe Hook-up.
  • Jumpers Available (...)

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Reference designs

High Voltage Multi-Cell Synchronous Switch-Mode Charger Reference Design
TIDA-00040 This reference design provides a solution for charging the 7-cell Li-ion battery. It is an integrated Li-ion or Li-polymer switch-mode battery charge controller solution. It offers a constant-frequency synchronous switching PWM controller with high-accuracy charge current and voltage regulation (...)
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