Features and Benefits
- Wireless Li-Ion Battery Charger Plus High Efficiency Multi-Mode Charge Pump DC/DC
- Wideband Rx Frequency: DC to >10MHz
- Integrated Rectifier with Overvoltage Limit
- Pin Selectable Charge Voltage: 4.2V or 4.35V
- Charge Current: 7.5mA (Fixed)
- Low Battery Disconnect: 3.0V
- NTC Pin for Temperature Qualified Charging
- DC/DC Regulated Output: 1.2V
- DC/DC Output Current: Up to 60mA
- 50kHz/75kHz Switching, No Audible Noise
- Pushbutton and/or Digital on/off Control for DC/DC
- Thermally Enhanced 12-Lead 2mm × 2mm LQFN Package
The LTC4126 is a low-power wireless single-cell Li-Ion battery charger with an integrated step-down DC/DC regulator. The step-down regulator is a low-noise multi-mode charge pump which is powered from the battery and provides a regulated 1.2V at the output. The switching frequency is set to either 50kHz or 75kHz depending on the mode to keep any switching noise out of the audible range.
The LTC4126 charger is a full-featured constant-current constant-voltage Li-Ion battery charger with automatic recharge, automatic termination by safety timer, and battery temperature monitoring via an NTC pin. Charge current is fixed at 7.5mA with a 6-hour termination timer. Undervoltage protection disconnects the battery from all loads when the battery voltage is below 3.0V.
The tiny 2mm × 2mm LQFN package and minimal external component count make the LTC4126 well suited for Li-Ion battery powered hearing aid applications and other low power portable devices where a small solution size is required.
- Hearing Aids
- Low Power Li-Ion Powered Devices
- Wireless Headsets
- IoT Wearables
Product Lifecycle Recommended for New Designs
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Evaluation Kits (1)
DC2663A-KIT is a Demonstration kit of the DC2662A receiver board, featuring the LTC4126EDC, the DC2661A singleswitch transmitter board featuring the LTC6992 and the DC2687A application-sized receiver board featuring the LTC4126EDC. The DC2662A can charge a single Li-Ion battery at up to 7.5 mA with an air gap of 2.0 mm to 4.0 mm.
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