5.2V System, 500mA, I2C-Controlled Battery Charger with Power Path Management for Single-Cell Li-ion Battery
Active Part Numbers:
MP2663GC-xxxx-P MP2663GC-xxxx-Z MP2663GC-0000-P MP2663GC-0000-Z
Meaning of P & Z
Smart trackers are one of the latest innovations in the growing market of wearable and highly portable devices. Intended to help the user track or find items such as keys, critical features include multi-standard wireless connectivity — such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and near field communication (NFC) — as well as reliable sensing and feedback to communicate the devices location. These high levels...
IR CONTACTLESS THERMOMETERS
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WEARABLE FITNESS & ACTIVITY MONITORS
Wearable fitness and activity monitors compose a sizeable portion of the growing wearables market. These small devices provide consumers a highly convenient option to track and monitor health information, send and receive notifications, and more. They can be worn on the wrist or clipped to a belt, and typically offer multi-standard wireless connectivity — from Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to cellular baseb...
E-scooters have quickly risen in popularity in metropolitan areas and quickly growing cities. Lightweight, eco-friendly, and convenient, these e-scooters are two-wheeled battery-operated vehicles that integrate an electric motor and a controller that assists with increased propulsion. Of course, safety, performance, and cost are the greatest concerns for customers in any vehicle. In addition, new ...
VIRTUAL/AUGMENTED REALITY HEADSETS & GLASSES
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headsets and glasses are an increasingly popular wearable application that allows users to immerse themselves in a holistic audiovisual experience. The nature of these wearable devices means they must be lightweight, comfortable, and fairly durable as well as responsive to multi-sensory feedback and haptics. New designs are expected to offer longer b...
Video doorbells have become a popular element within many smart home systems, and provide convenience and a sense of security to consumers. As both home systems and video doorbell designs get smarter and more advanced, new features are being incorporated. Innovative video doorbells now include high-quality audio and video streaming, wireless connectivity, multiple-device interface capability, adva...
Smartwatches are one of the leading products in the rapidly growing wearables market, and offer consumers a highly convenient option to track and monitor health information, send and receive messages or other notifications, run various apps, quickly tell time, and more. High-resolution displays on compact screens, audio quality, and sensor accuracy are integrated into these increasingly popular, h...
The worldwide demand for electric bikes (e-bikes) is growing as consumers see e-bikes as an eco-friendly solution to long commutes and rising fuel prices. An e-bike is a bicycle with an integrated electric motor, a battery, and a controller that assists with increased propulsion. New designs — which accommodate shorter recharging times, lighter weights, and higher battery capacity for longer ridin...
BATTERY CHARGER FUNDAMENTALS
Li-ion battery charger ICs are devices that regulate battery charging current and voltage, and are commonly used for portable devices, such as cellphones, laptops, and tablets. Compared to other battery chemistries, Li-ion batteries have one of the highest energy densities, provide a higher voltage per cell, can tolerate higher currents, and do not have to be trickle charged when the battery is fu...
E-TRACKER REFERENCE DESIGN
Tracking the location of different types of vehicles is an increasingly popular application for multiple purposes, such as control of transport trucks or anti-theft security. However, this presents two challenges in electronic design. First, the system must be able to track a vehicle’s location when the car battery is turned off. Second, the GSM modules that establish communication with the ...
THE LINEAR CHARGER IN WEARABLE APPLICATIONS
Wearable devices have become increasingly integrated into our lives. In addition to being used in fitness devices, they have also worked their way into other fields, including medical care, entertainment, security, and finance. In all applications, battery life and component size are two key concerns. In regards to component size, applications require the main board within the wearable device to ...
TRIPLE-OUTPUT AMOLED DISPLAY POWER SUPPLY: MP5611
The MP5611 is a triple-output converter for active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) and display power supplies. It is compatible with small AMOLED display applications such as smartphones, smartwatches, and other devices with curved and foldable screens. The triple-output converter integrates a boost converter for ELVDD, an inverting buck-boost converter for ELVSS, and another boost co...
ADVANCED FUEL GAUGE USE CASE: E-BIKES
This use case examines the application of the MPF42791 in e-bikes. The MPF42791 offers an advanced method for estimating and managing the state-of-charge (SOC) and state-of-health (SOH) of the battery pack as well as individual cells, up to 16 series cells. The e-bike market is experiencing tremendous growth as a mode of transportation for both utility and leisure. Compared to standard bicyc...
USB TYPE-C CHARGING CONNECTORS: DESIGN, OPTIMIZATION, AND INTEROPERABILITY
In June 2022, the EU parliament approved a mandate that will require the next generation of portable devices to be compatible with USB Type-C charging connectors. Manufacturers have until fall 2024 to make their products compatible with USB Type-C cables by adding a USB Type-C connector. Affected industries include mobile phones, digital cameras, handheld video game consoles, portable speakers, ke...
ADVANTAGES OF A BATTERY MANAGEMENT FUEL GAUGE SOLUTION
Fuel gauges are key components of battery management systems (BMS), enabling users to track battery pack or cell state-of-charge (SOC), state-of-health (SOH), time-to-empty, and other critical information. MPS’s battery management fuel gauge solutions offer accurate readings and detailed estimates based on device and operating conditions. Additional advantages include: Industry-leading accu...
IMPROVING BATTERY SAFETY WITH THE MP2797
Modern life has become more convenient due to battery-powered applications for electric tools, vacuum cleaners, electric bikes, and outdoor power supplies for camping. As wireless charging continues to be more widely used in applications, lithium battery safety is a growing concern, so designers are looking to develop battery monitoring and protection solutions. A battery pack is made up of multi...
INTEGRATED DRIVERS VS. GATE DRIVERS FOR MOTOR DRIVING
When designing a motor control circuit, it is vital to determine how to deliver the high current required to drive the motor. Designers must choose whether to use monolithic integrated circuits that have internal power devices, or gate driver ICs and discrete external power MOSFETs. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each approach and provides guidance on when to choose eit...
BIPOLAR STEPPER MOTORS (PART I): CONTROL MODES
In the intelligent era, stepper motors are widely used due to their unique open-loop position control performance. Each device has specific requirements that ensure there is a smooth output torque while the stepper motor rotates. Rotation stability is closely related to the motor’s physical construction as well as its control mode. This article introduces the bipolar stepper motor and discusses i...
SMALLEST ISOLATED LINEAR HALL-EFFECT CURRENT SENSOR: MCS1806
This linear, Hall-effect current sensor delivers 3kVRMS minimum isolation voltage and 500VRMS maximum working voltage. The MCS1806 is designed for a variety of applications requiring high isolation, and is immune to stray fields when in close proximity to other applications such as motors. It is highly integrated, requiring a minimal number of external components and comprising the smallest isolat...
UNDERSTANDING ANGLE POSITION SENSOR RESOLUTION AND BANDWIDTH IN SERVO CONTROL LOOPS
This presentation details the advantages of magnetic angle sensing compared to optical sensing, the differences between Hall-effect and TMR-based solutions, and how to assess resolution accuracy and bandwidth. Learn the impact of error sources, and the importance of calculating real resolution in an application. Next-generation TMR sensor solutions such as the MA600 offer new levels of sensitivity...
HIGH-PRECISION MOTION CONTROL FOR MULTI-AXIS MOTOR SYSTEMS
This video illustrates the precise motion control made possible thanks to MPS’s motor driver solutions. These 2-axis motion control and linear actuator demos feature the MP6570, a three-phase field-oriented control (FOC) motor controller, and the MP6539, a three-phase motor driver with three integrated half-bridge MOSFET pre-drivers. These parts offer flexible parameter configuration, selectable c...
ACCURATE, VERSATILE ANGLE POSITION SENSORS WITH PUSH-BUTTON DETECTION
This compact sensor knob demo displays the accuracy and flexibility of the MagAlpha family of magnetic angular position sensors. These sensors provide revolutionary performance and versatility for a wide variety of applications, including absolute angle detection and HMI buttons and knobs. MagAlpha sensors use MPS’s patented SpinAxisTM Hall measurement technique, which provides instantaneous digit...
TRANSFORMING THE LOW-CARBON ERA WITH MPS'S AC/DC POWER SOLUTIONS (PART II)
To meet the increasingly stringent requirements for environmentally friendly solutions, MPS’s AC/DC power supply products utilize advanced technologies to enhance performance and achieve energy conservation. This article is the second in a two-part series to discuss trend-setting AC/DC solutions. Part I served as an introduction for the carbon-free era and the problems that designers face with tr...
DEVELOPING A MULTI-PORT FAST-CHARGE SOLUTION WITH THE HR1211
The HR1211 is an integrated, multi-mode PFC and current mode LLC controller solution that was designed to meet the power requirements of the fast-charge adapter market. To achieve a simplified peripheral circuit, the HR1211 integrates a high-voltage current source, a safety-certified X-capacitor discharge circuit, and high-voltage drive circuits for PFC and LLC. In addition, a capacitor resistor i...
VERSAL HBM – FULL POWER MANAGEMENT DEVICE (OPTIMIZED FOR EFFICIENCY)
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