Battery chargers put energy into a rechargeable battery or battery pack by forcing an electric current to pass through the battery cell(s). Chargers are selected by battery chemistry such as lead acid (LA), lithium ion (Li-Ion), nickel metal hydride (NiMH), nickel cadmium (NiCD or NiCAD), Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) or specifically for mobile devices. Smart chargers include battery chemistry specific features to ensure charging safety and battery integrity as well as provide charge status indicators or displays.
Type: The physical type and form factor of the charger.
Battery Chemistry: The chemical composition type of battery the charger is designed to recharge.
Battery Cell Size: The physical form factor of battery the charger is designed to recharge.
Number of Cells: The number of individual batteries the charger is designed to be able to recharge at once.
Voltage - Nominal: The voltage the charger operates at, and which it recharges batteries to.
Charge Current - Max: The maximum amount of current the charger is designed to cycle through the batteries it’s charging.
Charge Time: The time it takes the charger to recharge a fully depleted battery back to a fully charged state.
Voltage - Input: The voltage that has to be supplied to the charger in order for it to function.
Power - Max: The maximum amount of power the charger can output.
Size/Dimension: The physical dimensions of the device, typically given as Length by Width by Height.
Mounting Type: How the charger is attached to the system.
Termination Style: How the charger is electrically connected to the rest of the circuit, such as USB for USB-pluggable chargers or NEMA 5-15 for U.S. wall pluggable chargers.
Features: Lists of the special features for any given charger; use the “Search Within” box to find the specific feature you need.
|MFR PART #||Tripp Lite|
|DIGI-KEY PART #||TL2377-ND|
|DESCRIPTION||BAT CHG USB AUTO 3.6-6.5V/6.5-9V|
|MFR PART #||Patco Electronics|
|DIGI-KEY PART #||PATC-03-ND|
|DESCRIPTION||Enclosed Battery Charger 10V ~ 14V 1.5A 12V|
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