Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Maximum Power Control: Solar Panel Input Compatible
  • Complete High Performance Battery Charger When Paired with a DC/DC Converter
  • Wide Input and Output Voltage Range: 3V to 60V
  • Input Ideal Diode for Low Loss Reverse Blocking and Load Sharing
  • Output Ideal Diode for Low Loss PowerPath and Load Sharing with the Battery
  • Programmable Charge Current: ±1% Accuracy
  • ±0.25% Accurate Programmable Float Voltage
  • Programmable C/X or Timer Based Charge Termination
  • NTC Input for Temperature Qualified Charging
  • 28-Lead 4mm × 5mm QFN or SSOP Packages

Product Details

The LTC4000-1 is a high voltage, high performance controller that converts many externally compensated DC/DC power supplies into full-featured battery chargers with maximum power point control. In contrast to the LTC4000, the LTC4000-1 has an input voltage regulation loop instead of the input current regulation loop.

Features of the LTC4000-1’s battery charger include: accurate (±0.25%) programmable float voltage, selectable timer or current termination, temperature qualified charging using an NTC thermistor, automatic recharge, C/10 trickle charge for deeply discharged cells, bad battery detection and status indicator outputs. The battery charger also includes precision current sensing that allows lower sense voltages for high current applications.

The LTC4000-1 supports intelligent PowerPath control. An external PFET provides low loss reverse current protection. Another external PFET provides low loss charging or discharging of the battery. This second PFET also facilitates an instant-on feature that provides immediate downstream system power even when connected to a heavily discharged or shorted battery.

The LTC4000-1 is available in a low profile 28-lead 4mm × 5mm QFN and SSOP packages.

 


LTC4000 LTC4000-1
Input Voltage Regulation MPPC No Yes
Input Current Monitoring Yes Yes
Input Current Regulation Yes No


Applications

  • Solar Powered Battery Charger Systems
  • Battery Charger with High Impedance Input Source, e.g., Fuel Cell or Wind Turbine
  • Battery Equipped Industrial or Portable Military Equipments

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At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.

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Models for the following parts are available in LTspice:

LTC4000
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