Category: Battery

2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design for UPS

The 2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design (TIDA-00951) is capable of power transfer between a 400-V DC-BUS and a 12-14 cell lithium battery pack for use in UPS, battery backup and power storage applications.

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2018 Battery Management Deep Dive technical training

Download presentation and view recorded sessions from 2018 Battery Management Deep Dive technical training. 

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3-Level Buck Converter: How it Works?

This video explains what is at the heart of the new 3-level buck battery charger technology and how it allows for up to 5% efficiency improvements compared to conventional architectures, ultimately leading to quicker charge times with less thermal loss.

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Actev Motors & TI Drive Smart Kart Success

Who doesn't enjoy karting? Watch this video to learn about smart karting and what technology enables it already now.

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Actev Motors & TI Drive Smart Kart Success

Who doesn't enjoy karting? Watch this video to learn about smart karting and what technology enables it already now.

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Advanced charging features

This presentation discusses the proper use and programming of new functions for high performance battery chargers such as "Input Current Optimization," "relative VINDPM," "Programmable D+/D- Handshake," etc.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - 5, 6, and 7 Cell Systems

The BQ40z80 can be configured for use in 2S to 7S battery packs.  To use the 7S configuration requires additional configuration of the device, which is explained in this video.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - 5, 6, and 7 Cell Systems

The BQ40z80 can be configured for use in 2S to 7S battery packs.  To use the 7S configuration requires additional configuration of the device, which is explained in this video.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - Current Scaling

The BQ40z80 natively supports pack capacities up to 29Ah and battery currents up to 32A, and the BQ40z80 also includes a scale factor that can be set between 0 and 100 to “scale up” the currents seen by the coulomb counter. This video gives an overview of this function.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - Current Scaling

The BQ40z80 natively supports pack capacities up to 29Ah and battery currents up to 32A, and the BQ40z80 also includes a scale factor that can be set between 0 and 100 to scale up the currents seen by the coulomb counter. This video gives an overview of this function.

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