USB powered batteries

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by Siyom, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. Siyom

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    Aug 9, 2012
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    I need to design a system that charges off a USB port,i'm using an FT232 chip and i'd like to knwo which rechargeable batteries are supported here,they have to either be 5 volts or bigger
     
  2. paulktreg

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    You're forgetting the USB port is only 5V maximum so realistically your battery will be limited to about 4V.
     
  3. t06afre

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    May 11, 2009
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    Also what type of batteries. Many modern battery types are not easy to charge correct
     
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