Features and Benefits

  • Charges Any Battery Chemistry: Li+, NiCd, NiMH, Lead Acid, etc.
  • SMBus-Compatible 2-Wire Serial Interface
  • 4A, 3A, or 1A (max) Battery Charge Current
  • Up to 18.4V Battery Voltage
  • Up to +28V Input Voltage
  • Easy-to-Use Software Included
  • Proven PC Board Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested Surface-Mount Board

Product Details

The MAX1667 evaluation system (EV system) consists of a MAX1667 evaluation kit (EV kit) and a companion Maxim SMBus™ Interface Board. The MAX1667 EV kit simplifies evaluation of the MAX1667 chemistry-independent Level 2 smart battery charger.

The Maxim SMBus interface board (MAXSMBus) allows an IBM®-Compatible personal computer to use its parallel port to emulate an Intel® system management bus (SMBus) 2-wire interface. Windows® 95/98 software provides a user friendly interface to exercise the MAX1667's features.

Order the MAX1667 EV system for complete IBM PC-based evaluation of the MAX1667. Order the MAX1667 EV kit if you already have an SMBus interface.


  • Charger Base Stations
  • Notebook Computers
  • PDAs and Other Handheld Devices
  • Phones