Buck-converter charger also provides system power

Hanrahan, Robert; Travis, Bill
May 1997
EDN;05/22/97, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p112
Trade Publication
Focuses on the electronic circuit that can charge a battery as well as regulate the system's output voltage. Use of a switching regulators for a more efficient design at about the same relative cost as a linear regulator; Provision of a current-limited voltage to the battery for charging; Maximum and minimum voltage required by the circuit.


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