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Number of series cells 1, 2, 3, 4 Charge current (Max) (A) 5 Operating Vin (Max) (V) 24 Cell chemistry Li-Ion/Li-Polymer, Lithium Phosphate/LiFePO4 Battery charge voltage (Min) (V) 3 Battery charge voltage (Max) (V) 18.8 Absolute Vin (safety rating) (Max) ((V)) 30 Control interface I2C Features BAT temp thermistor monitoring (JEITA profile), IC thermal regulation, ICO (Input Current Optimization), IINDPM (Input current limit), Input OVP, Integrated ADC, Power Path, USB C/PD compatible, USB D+/D-/BC1.2 integrated, USB OTG integrated, VINDPM (Input voltage threshold to maximize adaptor power) Operating Vin (Min) (V) 3.6 Rating Catalog
Number of series cells 1, 2, 3, 4 Charge current (Max) (A) 5 Operating Vin (Max) (V) 24 Cell chemistry Li-Ion/Li-Polymer, Lithium Phosphate/LiFePO4 Battery charge voltage (Min) (V) 3 Battery charge voltage (Max) (V) 18.8 Absolute Vin (safety rating) (Max) ((V)) 30 Control interface I2C Features BAT temp thermistor monitoring (JEITA profile), IC thermal regulation, ICO (Input Current Optimization), IINDPM (Input current limit), Input OVP, Integrated ADC, Power Path, USB C/PD compatible, USB D+/D-/BC1.2 integrated, USB OTG integrated, VINDPM (Input voltage threshold to maximize adaptor power) Operating Vin (Min) (V) 3.6 Rating Catalog
VQFN-HR (RQM) 29
  • High power density, high integration buck-boost charger for 1-4 cell batteries supporting any USB PD 3.0 profile
    • Integrates four switching MOSFETs, BATFET
    • Integrates input and charging current sensing
  • Highly efficient
    • 750-kHz or 1.5-MHz switching frequencies
    • 5-A charging current with 10-mA resolution
      • 96.5% efficient: 16-V battery at 3A from 20V
  • Supports a wide range of input sources
    • 3.6-V to 24-V wide input operating voltage range with 30-V absolute maximum rating
    • Maximum power tracking with input voltage dynamic power management (VINDPM) up to 22 V and input current dynamic power management (IINDPM) up to 3.3 A
    • Detects USB BC1.2, SDP, CDP, DCP, HVDCP and non-standard adapters
  • Dual-input power mux controller (optional) for source selection
  • Narrow voltage DC (NVDC) power path management
  • Powers USB port from battery (USB OTG)
    • 2.8-V to 22-V OTG output voltage with 10-mV resolution to support USB-PD programmable power supply
    • OTG output current regulation up to 3.32 A with 40-mA resolution
  • Flexible autonomous and I2C mode for optimal system performance
  • Integrated 16-bit ADC for voltage, current, and temperature monitoring
  • Low battery quiescent current
    • 21 µA for battery only operation
    • 600 nA in Charger Shutdown Mode
  • High accuracy
    • +0.65% to -0.85% charge voltage regulation for 2s-4s batteries
    • ±5% charge current regulation
    • ±5% input current regulation
  • Safety
    • Thermal regulation and thermal shutdown
    • Input/battery OVP and OCP
    • Converter MOSFETs OCP
    • Charging safety timer
  • Package
    • 29-Pin 4 mm × 4 mm QFN
  • High power density, high integration buck-boost charger for 1-4 cell batteries supporting any USB PD 3.0 profile
    • Integrates four switching MOSFETs, BATFET
    • Integrates input and charging current sensing
  • Highly efficient
    • 750-kHz or 1.5-MHz switching frequencies
    • 5-A charging current with 10-mA resolution
      • 96.5% efficient: 16-V battery at 3A from 20V
  • Supports a wide range of input sources
    • 3.6-V to 24-V wide input operating voltage range with 30-V absolute maximum rating
    • Maximum power tracking with input voltage dynamic power management (VINDPM) up to 22 V and input current dynamic power management (IINDPM) up to 3.3 A
    • Detects USB BC1.2, SDP, CDP, DCP, HVDCP and non-standard adapters
  • Dual-input power mux controller (optional) for source selection
  • Narrow voltage DC (NVDC) power path management
  • Powers USB port from battery (USB OTG)
    • 2.8-V to 22-V OTG output voltage with 10-mV resolution to support USB-PD programmable power supply
    • OTG output current regulation up to 3.32 A with 40-mA resolution
  • Flexible autonomous and I2C mode for optimal system performance
  • Integrated 16-bit ADC for voltage, current, and temperature monitoring
  • Low battery quiescent current
    • 21 µA for battery only operation
    • 600 nA in Charger Shutdown Mode
  • High accuracy
    • +0.65% to -0.85% charge voltage regulation for 2s-4s batteries
    • ±5% charge current regulation
    • ±5% input current regulation
  • Safety
    • Thermal regulation and thermal shutdown
    • Input/battery OVP and OCP
    • Converter MOSFETs OCP
    • Charging safety timer
  • Package
    • 29-Pin 4 mm × 4 mm QFN

The BQ25792 is a fully integrated switch-mode buck-boost charger for 1-4 cell Li-ion batteries and Li-polymer batteries. The integration includes 4 switching MOSFETs (Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4), input and charging current sensing circuits, the battery FET (QBAT) and all the loop compensation of the buck-boost converter. It uses NVDC power path management, regulating the system slightly above the battery voltage without dropping below a configurable minimum system voltage. When system power exceeds the input source rating, battery supplement mode supports the system without overloading the input source. BQ25792supports the full input and output (OTG) voltage ranges for USB Type-C™ and USB power delivery (USB-PD) applications.

The charger supports the narrow VDC power path management, in which the system is regulated at a voltage slightly higher than the battery voltage without being allowed to drop below the minimum system voltage. The minimum system voltage allows the system to operate even when the battery is completely discharged or removed. When system power exceeds the input source rating, battery supplement mode supports the system power requirement without overloading the input source.

The device charges a battery from a wide range of the input sources including legacy USB adapter to high voltage USB PD adapter and traditional barrel adapter. The charger automatically sets converter to be buck, boost or buck-boost configurations based on input voltage and battery voltage without the host control. The dual input source selector manages the power flowing from two different input sources. The inputs selection is controlled by the host through I2C with default source #1 (VAC1) as the primary input and the source #2 (VAC2) as the secondary input.

To support fast charging using adjustable high voltage adapter, the device provides D+/D- handshake. The device is compliant with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 power delivery specification with input current and voltage regulation. In addition, the Input Current Optimizer (ICO) allows the detection of maximum power point of an unknown input source.

Besides the I2C host controlled charging mode, this charger also supports autonomous charging mode. After power up, the charging is enabled with default register settings. The device can complete a charging cycle without any software engagements. It detects battery voltage and charges the battery in different phases: trickle charging, pre-charging, constant current (CC) charging and constant voltage (CV) charging. At the end of the charging cycle, the charger automatically terminates when the charge current is below a pre-set limit (termination current) in the constant voltage phase. When the full battery falls below the recharge threshold, the charger will automatically start another charging cycle.

In the absence of input sources, this device supports USB On-the-Go (OTG) function, discharging battery to generate an adjustable 2.8-V to 22-V voltage on VBUS with 10-mV step size, which is compliant to the USB PD 3.0 specification defined programmable power supply (PPS) feature.

The charger provides various safety features for battery charging and system operations, including battery temperature negative thermistor monitoring, trickle charge, pre-charge and fast charge timers and over-voltage/overcurrent protections on battery and input. The thermal regulation reduces charge current when the junction temperature exceeds a programmable threshold. The STAT output of the device reports the charging status and any fault conditions. The PG output indicates if a good power source is present. The INT pin immediately notifies host when fault occurs.

The device also provides a 16-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for monitoring charge current and input/battery/system (VAC, VBUS, BAT, SYS, TS) voltages.

It is available in a 29-pin 4mm × 4mm QFN package.

The BQ25792 is a fully integrated switch-mode buck-boost charger for 1-4 cell Li-ion batteries and Li-polymer batteries. The integration includes 4 switching MOSFETs (Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4), input and charging current sensing circuits, the battery FET (QBAT) and all the loop compensation of the buck-boost converter. It uses NVDC power path management, regulating the system slightly above the battery voltage without dropping below a configurable minimum system voltage. When system power exceeds the input source rating, battery supplement mode supports the system without overloading the input source. BQ25792supports the full input and output (OTG) voltage ranges for USB Type-C™ and USB power delivery (USB-PD) applications.

The charger supports the narrow VDC power path management, in which the system is regulated at a voltage slightly higher than the battery voltage without being allowed to drop below the minimum system voltage. The minimum system voltage allows the system to operate even when the battery is completely discharged or removed. When system power exceeds the input source rating, battery supplement mode supports the system power requirement without overloading the input source.

The device charges a battery from a wide range of the input sources including legacy USB adapter to high voltage USB PD adapter and traditional barrel adapter. The charger automatically sets converter to be buck, boost or buck-boost configurations based on input voltage and battery voltage without the host control. The dual input source selector manages the power flowing from two different input sources. The inputs selection is controlled by the host through I2C with default source #1 (VAC1) as the primary input and the source #2 (VAC2) as the secondary input.

To support fast charging using adjustable high voltage adapter, the device provides D+/D- handshake. The device is compliant with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 power delivery specification with input current and voltage regulation. In addition, the Input Current Optimizer (ICO) allows the detection of maximum power point of an unknown input source.

Besides the I2C host controlled charging mode, this charger also supports autonomous charging mode. After power up, the charging is enabled with default register settings. The device can complete a charging cycle without any software engagements. It detects battery voltage and charges the battery in different phases: trickle charging, pre-charging, constant current (CC) charging and constant voltage (CV) charging. At the end of the charging cycle, the charger automatically terminates when the charge current is below a pre-set limit (termination current) in the constant voltage phase. When the full battery falls below the recharge threshold, the charger will automatically start another charging cycle.

In the absence of input sources, this device supports USB On-the-Go (OTG) function, discharging battery to generate an adjustable 2.8-V to 22-V voltage on VBUS with 10-mV step size, which is compliant to the USB PD 3.0 specification defined programmable power supply (PPS) feature.

The charger provides various safety features for battery charging and system operations, including battery temperature negative thermistor monitoring, trickle charge, pre-charge and fast charge timers and over-voltage/overcurrent protections on battery and input. The thermal regulation reduces charge current when the junction temperature exceeds a programmable threshold. The STAT output of the device reports the charging status and any fault conditions. The PG output indicates if a good power source is present. The INT pin immediately notifies host when fault occurs.

The device also provides a 16-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for monitoring charge current and input/battery/system (VAC, VBUS, BAT, SYS, TS) voltages.

It is available in a 29-pin 4mm × 4mm QFN package.

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