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BQ27Z561-R2 ACTIVE Impedance track battery gas gauge solution for 1-series cell li-ion battery packs

SHA-256 authentication, low-voltage (2.0 V), black box recorder, enhanced charging algorithm

BQ27Z746 ACTIVE Pack-side, single-cell Impedance Track™ technology fuel gauge with integrated protector

Integrated protection, SHA-256 authentication, low-voltage (2.0 V) operation, black box recorder

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VSON (DRZ) 12 10 mm² 2.5 x 4
  • Battery Fuel Gauge for 1-Series (1sXp) Li-Ion
    Applications up to 14,500-mAh Capacity
  • Microcontroller Peripheral Provides:
    • Accurate Battery Fuel Gauging Supports up to
      14,500 mAh
    • Internal or External Temperature Sensor for
      Battery Temperature Reporting
    • SHA-1/HMAC Authentication
    • Lifetime Data Logging
    • 64 Bytes of Non-Volatile Scratch Pad FLASH
  • Battery Fuel Gauging Based on Patented
    Impedance Track™ Technology
    • Models Battery Discharge Curve for Accurate
      Time-To-Empty Predictions
    • Automatically Adjusts for Battery Aging,
      Battery Self-Discharge, and Temperature/Rate
      Inefficiencies
    • Low-Value Sense Resistor (5 mΩ to 20 mΩ)
  • Advanced Fuel Gauging Features
    • Internal Short Detection
    • Tab Disconnection Detection
  • HDQ and I2C Interface Formats for
    Communication with Host System
  • Small 12-pin 2.50 mm × 4.00 mm SON Package
  • Complies with Battery Trip Point (BTP)
    Requirements
  • Battery Fuel Gauge for 1-Series (1sXp) Li-Ion
    Applications up to 14,500-mAh Capacity
  • Microcontroller Peripheral Provides:
    • Accurate Battery Fuel Gauging Supports up to
      14,500 mAh
    • Internal or External Temperature Sensor for
      Battery Temperature Reporting
    • SHA-1/HMAC Authentication
    • Lifetime Data Logging
    • 64 Bytes of Non-Volatile Scratch Pad FLASH
  • Battery Fuel Gauging Based on Patented
    Impedance Track™ Technology
    • Models Battery Discharge Curve for Accurate
      Time-To-Empty Predictions
    • Automatically Adjusts for Battery Aging,
      Battery Self-Discharge, and Temperature/Rate
      Inefficiencies
    • Low-Value Sense Resistor (5 mΩ to 20 mΩ)
  • Advanced Fuel Gauging Features
    • Internal Short Detection
    • Tab Disconnection Detection
  • HDQ and I2C Interface Formats for
    Communication with Host System
  • Small 12-pin 2.50 mm × 4.00 mm SON Package
  • Complies with Battery Trip Point (BTP)
    Requirements

The Texas Instruments bq27542-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 main board of thesystem with an embedded battery (non-removable).

The fuel gauge uses the patented Impedance Trackalgorithm 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). It also provides detections for internal short or tab disconnection events.

The fuel gauge also features integrated support for secure battery pack authentication, using theSHA-1/HMAC authentication algorithm.

The Texas Instruments bq27542-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 main board of thesystem with an embedded battery (non-removable).

The fuel gauge uses the patented Impedance Trackalgorithm 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). It also provides detections for internal short or tab disconnection events.

The fuel gauge also features integrated support for secure battery pack authentication, using theSHA-1/HMAC authentication algorithm.

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* Data sheet bq27542-G1 Single Cell Li-Ion Battery Fuel Gauge for Battery Pack Integration datasheet PDF | HTML 08 May 2015
* User guide bq27542-G1 Technical Reference Manual (Rev. A) 25 May 2016
User guide BQ27542-G1 Technical Reference Manual (Rev. B) PDF | HTML 28 Dec 2022
Application note Simple Guide to Chemical ID Selection Tool (GPC) (Rev. A) 05 Jun 2018
Application note Gauge Communication 12 Jan 2017
Technical article How to run an Impedance Track gas gauge learning cycle 02 Mar 2016
Technical article Maintain battery gauging accuracy even in cold weather 02 Dec 2015
Application note bq27542-G1 Change List 04 Aug 2015
EVM User's guide bq27542EVM Single-Cell Impedance Track™ Technology 05 May 2015
Application note Theory and Implementation of Impedance Track Battery Fuel-Gauging Algorithm (Rev. A) PDF | HTML 16 May 2014
Application note Using I2C Communication With the bq275xx Series of Fuel Gauges (Rev. B) 15 May 2014

Design & development

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Evaluation board

BQ27542EVM — Li-ion Battery Fuel Gauge Evaluation Module

The BQ27542EVM along with bqStudio provides the customer tools for developing battery fuel gauging modules for a pack-side fuel gauge solution. Customers are able to configure BQ27542EVM so that it can provide accurate battery fuel gauging information. BQ27542EVM gives the customer information such (...)

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Application software & framework

BQSTUDIO-STABLE Battery Management Studio (bqStudio) Software – stable version downloads for bq series of TI battery fuel gauges

Battery Management Studio (bqStudio) offers a full suite of robust tools to assist with the process of evaluating, designing with, configuring, testing, or otherwise utilizing TI Battery management products. This includes features that provide full access to registers and data memory including (...)

Supported products & hardware

Supported products & hardware

Products
Battery monitors & balancers
BQ76942 3-series to 10-series multicell battery monitor and protector BQ76952 3-s to 16-s high-accuracy battery monitor and protector for Li-ion, Li-polymer and LiFePO4
Battery charger ICs
BQ24800 SMBus 1-4 cell Buck battery charge controller to support hybrid power boost and battery boost mode BQ25720 SMBus 1- to 4-cell NVDC buck-boost battery charge controller with power path and USB-C® PD OTG BQ25723 I²C 1-4 cell NVDC buck-boost battery charge controller with power path and USB-C® PD OTG BQ25731 I2C 1-5 cell NVDC buck-boost battery charge controller with USB type-C PD support BQ25790 Integrated, NVDC, 5-A 1-cell to 4-cell switch-mode buck-boost battery charger BQ25792 I2C controlled, 5-A, 1-4 cell buck-boost charger with dual-input selector and USB PD 3.0 OTG output
Battery fuel gauges
BQ27220 Single cell pack/system-side CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge w/pre-programmed chemistry profiles BQ27320 Single cell pack/System-side CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ27425-G1 System-side Impedance Track™; fuel gauge with direct battery connection | gas gauge battery BQ27425-G2A System-side Impedance Track™; fuel gauge for LiCoO2 battery BQ27425-G2B System-side Impedance Track™; fuel gauge LiMn2O4 battery BQ27510-G3 System-side Impedance-Track fuel gauge that provides 32 bytes of user-programmable data Flash memory BQ27520-G4 System side Impedance Track™ fuel gauge with integrated LDO. BQ27530-G1 System-side Impedance-Track fuel (gas) gauge with direct battery connection BQ27531-G1 Battery management unit Impedance Track™ fuel (gas) gauge for bq2419x charger controller BQ27532-G1 Battery management unit Impedance Track™ fuel gauge for bq2425x charger BQ27541-G1 Pack-side Impedance Track™ battery fuel gauge with integrated LDO BQ27541-V200 Single cell Li-ion battery fuel gauge for battery pack Integration; FW upgrade to BQ27541 BQ27542-G1 Single cell Impedance Track™ pack side fuel gauge with SON package BQ27545-G1 Single cell, pack side, Impedance Track™ fuel gauge BQ27546-G1 Single cell Impedance Track™ pack side fuel gauge with DSBGA package BQ27621-G1 System-side fuel gauge with Dynamic Voltage Correlation, battery gas gauge BQ27741-G1 Pack-side Impedance Track™(tm) fuel (gas) gauge with integrated protector BQ27742-G1 Single cell Li-ion battery fuel gauge with integrated protection | battery gas gauge BQ27Z561 Impedance Track™ integrated circuit gas gauge solution for 1-series BQ28Z610 Battery fuel gauge with integrated protector for 1-2 series packs BQ34110 Multi-chemistry high-cell Count battery fuel gauge with integrated rarely discharged module BQ34210-Q1 Automotive Qualified Single cell system-side CEDV fuel gauge BQ34Z100-G1 Multi-chemistry Impedance Track™ standalone fuel gauge | battery gas gauge BQ35100 Battery fuel gauge for non-rechargeable batteries (lithium primary) and end-of-service monitor BQ4050 1-4 series CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z50 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z50-R1 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 1.0 BQ40Z50-R2 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 2.0 BQ40Z60 Complete multi-cell battery manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z80 2-s to 6-s battery pack manager with Impedance Track™ gas gauging BQ78350 Companion CEDV Fuel Gauge Battery Management Controller for bq76940 Monitor Family BQ78350-R1 CEDV li-ion gas gauge and battery management controller BQ78Z100 Impedance Track™ battery fuel (gas) gauge for 1-series to 2-series
Software
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Application software & framework

BQSTUDIO-TEST Battery Management Studio (bqStudio) Software – Beta version downloads

Battery Management Studio (bqStudio) offers a full suite of robust tools to assist with the process of evaluating, designing with, configuring, testing, or otherwise utilizing TI Battery management products. This includes features that provide full access to registers and data memory including (...)

Supported products & hardware

Supported products & hardware

Products
Battery monitors & balancers
BQ769142 3-s to 14-s high-accuracy battery monitor and protector for Li-ion, Li-polymer and LiFePO4 battery BQ76942 3-series to 10-series multicell battery monitor and protector BQ76952 3-s to 16-s high-accuracy battery monitor and protector for Li-ion, Li-polymer and LiFePO4
Battery charger ICs
BQ24800 SMBus 1-4 cell Buck battery charge controller to support hybrid power boost and battery boost mode BQ25720 SMBus 1- to 4-cell NVDC buck-boost battery charge controller with power path and USB-C® PD OTG BQ25723 I²C 1-4 cell NVDC buck-boost battery charge controller with power path and USB-C® PD OTG BQ25731 I2C 1-5 cell NVDC buck-boost battery charge controller with USB type-C PD support BQ25790 Integrated, NVDC, 5-A 1-cell to 4-cell switch-mode buck-boost battery charger BQ25792 I2C controlled, 5-A, 1-4 cell buck-boost charger with dual-input selector and USB PD 3.0 OTG output
Battery fuel gauges
BQ27220 Single cell pack/system-side CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge w/pre-programmed chemistry profiles BQ27320 Single cell pack/System-side CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ27425-G1 System-side Impedance Track™; fuel gauge with direct battery connection | gas gauge battery BQ27425-G2A System-side Impedance Track™; fuel gauge for LiCoO2 battery BQ27425-G2B System-side Impedance Track™; fuel gauge LiMn2O4 battery BQ27510-G3 System-side Impedance-Track fuel gauge that provides 32 bytes of user-programmable data Flash memory BQ27520-G4 System side Impedance Track™ fuel gauge with integrated LDO. BQ27530-G1 System-side Impedance-Track fuel (gas) gauge with direct battery connection BQ27531-G1 Battery management unit Impedance Track™ fuel (gas) gauge for bq2419x charger controller BQ27532-G1 Battery management unit Impedance Track™ fuel gauge for bq2425x charger BQ27541-G1 Pack-side Impedance Track™ battery fuel gauge with integrated LDO BQ27541-V200 Single cell Li-ion battery fuel gauge for battery pack Integration; FW upgrade to BQ27541 BQ27542-G1 Single cell Impedance Track™ pack side fuel gauge with SON package BQ27545-G1 Single cell, pack side, Impedance Track™ fuel gauge BQ27546-G1 Single cell Impedance Track™ pack side fuel gauge with DSBGA package BQ27621-G1 System-side fuel gauge with Dynamic Voltage Correlation, battery gas gauge BQ27741-G1 Pack-side Impedance Track™(tm) fuel (gas) gauge with integrated protector BQ27742-G1 Single cell Li-ion battery fuel gauge with integrated protection | battery gas gauge BQ27Z561 Impedance Track™ integrated circuit gas gauge solution for 1-series BQ27Z746 Pack-side, single-cell Impedance Track™ technology fuel gauge with integrated protector BQ28Z610 Battery fuel gauge with integrated protector for 1-2 series packs BQ34110 Multi-chemistry high-cell Count battery fuel gauge with integrated rarely discharged module BQ34210-Q1 Automotive Qualified Single cell system-side CEDV fuel gauge BQ34Z100-G1 Multi-chemistry Impedance Track™ standalone fuel gauge | battery gas gauge BQ35100 Battery fuel gauge for non-rechargeable batteries (lithium primary) and end-of-service monitor BQ4050 1-4 series CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z50 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z50-R1 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 1.0 BQ40Z50-R2 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 2.0 BQ40Z60 Complete multi-cell battery manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z80 2-s to 6-s battery pack manager with Impedance Track™ gas gauging BQ78350 Companion CEDV Fuel Gauge Battery Management Controller for bq76940 Monitor Family BQ78350-R1 CEDV li-ion gas gauge and battery management controller BQ78Z100 Impedance Track™ battery fuel (gas) gauge for 1-series to 2-series
Hardware development
MKST-3P-ALT-EV2300 MKS Technology alternative for EV2300 communications transceiver
Software
Download options
Application software & framework

GPCCHEM — Gauging Parameter Calculator: Match chemistry for Impedance Track gauges

GPC Chemistry ID matching for Impedance Track (IT) algorithm gas gauges (Find closest chemistry match) must be done before Optimizing room temperature or low temperature performance.

Gauging Parameter Calculator Chemistry ID matching for Impedance track gas gauges (GPCCHEM) is a math calculation (...)

Application software & framework

GPCRA0 — Gauging Parameter Calculator: Optimize room temperature performance for Impedance Track gauges

Gauging Parameter Calculator – Optimize room temperature performance for Impedance track gas gauges (GPCRA0) / Golden GG Maker is a math calculation tool that helps the battery designer to refine the Impedance Track battery gauge parameters for a given battery profile. It provides optimized (...)
Application software & framework

GPCRB — Gauging Parameter Calculator: Optimize room and low temp performance Impedance Track gauges

Gauging Parameter Calculator – Optimize room and low temperature performance for Impedance track gas gauges (GPCRB) is a math calculation tool that helps the battery designer to refine the Impedance Track battery gauge parameters for a given battery profile. Depending on the input log file, (...)
Driver or library

BQ27XXXSW-LINUX — Linux Driver for BQ27XXX

The Linux driver supports the BQ27x series of Battery Fuel Gauges. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C/HDQ bus and interfaces with the power supply sub-system to monitor battery properties.

 

Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through git.ti.com: N/A

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Reference designs

TIDA-00593 — Single Cell Li-Ion Battery Pack-side Fuel Gauge Reference Design

The Texas Instruments bq27542-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 (...)
Design guide: PDF
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