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Quick-start guide for bq78PL114 with bq76PL102 family gas gauges

Posted: 31 May 2010 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:bq78PL114 start guide? battery gas gauges? bqWizard?

This application note gives an overview of the implementation and testing of Texas Instruments bq78PL114 with companion bq76PL102 high-cell-count battery gas gauge and protector. It explores the hardware and software GUI setup.

This document begins with the discussion of the communication setup between the chipset and the PC. TI's USB Interface Adapter communications box is used with the provided bqWizard software. The examples in this document show the S12 version of the firmware. The updated S12 version has programming and hardware differences from the original S8 firmware.

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