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Among these additional design considerations are: Must the device be capable of full-feature operation with a dead battery once external (USB or adapter) power is applied? Battery Chargers Built from Cutting-Edge TechnologyOften considered one of the most important factors in the life of your battery, the battery charger is the most valuable tool in saving the life of your battery, getting up and running and cutting your down time. Surprisingly, NiMH energy per volume is only about 15% lower than Li+, although energy per weight is still quite a bit less. Direct Connection In USB and adapter-powered charging applications, a key design decision is whether the charge circuitry will connect directly to the battery and the system load, or whether additional switching is needed to disconnect the battery from the system when external power is connected. This approach can be used to avoid complexity or in response to worries that a software bug might cause incorrect charging. This will accurately set the upper and lower levels.
For example The device has a positive – negative. The MAX8814 can be configured to charge a battery from either 100mA or 500mA USB ports. Nevertheless, adding port detection, or at least some subset of it, to an existing charger may sometimes be preferred. This article discusses how to achieve this balance.An Array of Power Sources The USB specification spans several generations of power management. The expectation is that integrated circuitry will be used for this, as with the MAX8895 in Figure 2, or that this circuitry will be included in the USB transceiver.