DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the first single-chip 100-V high-side FET driver for high-power lithium-ion battery applications, delivering advanced power protection and control. The bq76200 high-voltage solution efficiently drives high-side N-channel charge and discharge FETs in batteries commonly used in energy storage systems and motor-driven applications, including drones, power tools, e-bikes and more. For more details, see http://www.hotenda.cn/supplier-item/Texas-Instruments.html.
Compared to typical 50-V low-side FET driver solutions, the 100-V high-side FET driver provides greater protection against possible inductive transient events in motor-driven applications, which can cause battery voltages to jump as much as 200 percent above normal. The bq76200 also helps maintain constant battery monitoring and enhanced system diagnostics – even when charging and discharging is disabled.
Key features and benefits of the bq76200:
The bq76200 can be used in conjunction with the bq76940 battery-monitoring family, allowing for the application to move to a high-side FET drive and ensure that communication is always possible. The bq76200 can also drive TI'sCSD19531Q5A 100-V NexFET™ power MOSFET as showcased in the bq76200 evaluation module.
Pricing and availability
The bq76200 is available now in the TI store and through the company's authorized distribution network. The driver is packaged in a 16-pin TSSOP and is priced at US$1.69 in 1,000-unit quantities.
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