BQ2054 Battery Charger

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  1. rfitas

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    Jul 25, 2014
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    Hello!

    I'm trying to implement a battery charger using TI's BQ2054. However, I'm stuck at charge pending state. I disabled temp monitoring according to the datasheet, that's why I can't figure out why I'm getting stuck there.
    Also, I'm not sure about what I am supposed to do with the MOD pin.

    Can someone point anything I might be doing wrong?

    Thanks


    PS: The battery is a Turnigy 3600mAh 3Cell 11.1V.
     
  2. Lestraveled

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    First, please post a schematic. Nothing much will happen without one.

    Second, the MOD pin is the control for a switch in a switching regulator that controls current to the battery being charged. If you don't know what this pin is for you really really need to post a schematic.

    I have built several lead acid battery chargers using the BQ2031. It is very similar to the BQ2054.

    Mark
     
  3. rfitas

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    Jul 25, 2014
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    Here is the schematic.

    (This is my first time working with battery chargers so I'm feeling a little bit lost.)

    Thank you!
     
  4. Lestraveled

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    rfitas
    Your circuit is missing the switching power supply that charges the battery. Attached is an app note that should explain it.

    Mark
     
  5. Lestraveled

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    The BQ2054 is a battery charger controller and a controller for a switch mode power supply (SMPS). The SMPS handles the high current that charges the battery. The SMPS is what is missing from your circuit.

    Mark
     
  6. rfitas

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    Jul 25, 2014
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    That has given me an idea, I will adapt it to my application.

    Thank you very much.
     
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