Features and Benefits
- Seamless Transition Between Primary Power Source and Li-Ion Battery
- 2A High Voltage Step-Down Regulator with Adaptive Output Control
- Internal 75mΩ Ideal Diode Plus Optional External Ideal Diode Controller Provides Low Loss PowerPath™ When Primary Supply Not Present
- Wide Input Voltage Range: 6V to 36V (60V Abs Max)
- 4.45V Max Output Voltage
- Full Featured Li-Ion Battery Charger
- Pin Selectable 4.1V and 4.2V Charge Voltage Options
- Thermally Enhanced Low Profile (0.75mm) 6mm × 3mm 22-Lead DFN Package
The LTC4091 is a 36V Li-Ion battery charger and power backup manager. The integrated step-down switching regulator charges a battery from a primary power source while providing power to the load. If primary power is lost, the load is seamlessly transitioned to the backup Li-ion/polymer battery. To protect sensitive downstream loads, the maximum output voltage is 4.45V.
The LTC4091 provides an adaptive output that tracks the battery voltage for high efficiency charging. The charge current is programmable and an end-of-charge status output (CHRG) indicates full charge. Also featured is a termination timer and an NTC thermistor input used to monitor battery temperature while charging.
During backup, an internal 75mΩ ideal diode connects the battery to the load. An optional external ideal diode FET driver is available to reduce the voltage drop even further. 4.1V or 4.2V battery charge voltages can be selected.
- Fleet and Asset Tracking
- Automotive GPS Data Loggers
- Automotive Telematics Systems
- Battery Backup Systems
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Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 2558A is a high voltage switching buck regulator, Li-Ion cell charger and power backup manager. It is based on the LTC4091 and provides the following functions: 2A buck regulator with 7.5V-36V (60V absolute max) input range and with output voltage tracking cell voltage, full-featured cell charger with selectable 4.1V or 4.2V maximum charge voltage, and a power path manager for the cell. Output voltage is strictly limited to 4.45V. Temperature protection is optional with an external NTC temperature sensor.
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