The Sparkfun USB LiPo charger basic is a stripped down, no nonsense, 3.7V LiPo cell charger, charging at 500mA per hour. The charger basic is designed to charge single cell Li-Ion or Li-Polymer batteries.
Consisting of a charging circuit, LED, connector for the battery and a micro-USB connector, there is also a small mounting hole allowing the charger to be easily embedded into a project.
- Linear Charger Management Controller with integrated pass transistor, integrated current sense, and reverse discharge protection.
- Charge Current: 500mA.
- Thermal Regulation.
- Temperature Range: -40C to +85C.
- 1 x Sparkfun USB LiPo Charger Basic, with Micro-USB.
Possible applications include:
- Lithium-Ion/Lithium-Polymer Battery Chargers.
- Digital Cameras.
SparkFun Stock Code:
Would this work with an inserted battery to charge a phone portably, or is it simply to plug into the mains to charge it?
Posted byon Thursday, 15 September 2016
Hi Rhys, This product is designed to charge LiPo batteries via the JST connector using a micro USB connector. As such you wouldn’t be able to charge a mobile phone with this device.
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