Features and Benefits

  • 0.5% Battery Voltage Accuracy
  • 3% Battery Charge-Current Accuracy
  • Input Current-Limiting Set Point through SMBus Command
  • Up to 8A Battery Charge Current
  • Automatic Selection of System Power Source
  • +8V to +25V Input Voltage Range
  • Charges Li+, NiCd, NiMH Battery Chemistries
  • SMBus-Compatible 2-Wire Serial Interface
  • Includes Windows 95-/98-/2000-/XP-Compatible Software and Demo PC Board
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • Product Details

    The MAX1535B evaluation kit (EV kit) is an efficient, multichemistry battery charger. It uses the Intel® System Management Bus (SMBus™) to control the battery regulation voltage, charger current output, and input current-limit set point.

    The MAX1535B EV kit can charge one, two, three, or four series Li+ cells with a current up to 8A.

    The MAX1535B evaluation system (EV system) consists of a MAX1535B EV kit and the Maxim SMBUSMON board. The MAX1535B EV kit includes Windows® 95-/98-/2000-/XP-compatible software to provide a user-friendly interface.


    • Notebook and Subnotebook Computers
    • Portable Equipment with Rechargeable Batteries
    • Tablet PCs