Chapter 203

Dual Smart Battery charger simplifies battery backup for servers

Mark Gurries

Abstract

The LT1760 dual smart battery charger is described. It complies with the Smart Battery System Manager (SBSM) specification V1.1, achieves low dropout and high efficiency, and allows parallel battery charging and discharging.

Keywords

LT1760

smart battery charger

parallel battery charging

parallel battery discharging

Introduction

Smart Batteries are an increasingly popular choice for more than just traditional compact consumer electronic devices. For example, Smart Batteries are being used as battery backup for products such as blade servers, where knowing battery status is very important.

LTC1760 dual smart battery charger

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