Status: In Production
The MCP73838 is a highly integrated full-featured linear Li-ion battery charger with both USB and AC-adapter inputs. Automatic Power Source Selection simplifies the design of battery chargers for applications that are powered from either a USB port or an AC adapter. For USB-powered systems, the MCP73838 specifically adheres to the current limits governed by the USB application. Also includes safety features such as cell temperature monitoring, on-chip thermal regulation and safety timers. Available in 10-pin 3mm x 3mm DFN package or 10-pin MSOP package.
The MCP73837/8 AC/USB Dual Input Battery Charger Evaluation Board demonstrates Microchip's stand-alone Linear Li-Ion Battery Chargers - MCP73837 and MCP73838. The MCP73837/8 require only minimum components to implement a complete battery charge management circuit. The MCP73837/8 are designed to select AC-Adapter or USB-Port Power Source automatically where AC-Adapter provides the charge current...
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