Electronic Design
Charger ID Switch Supports Numerous Standards

Charger ID Switch Supports Numerous Standards

To minimize software overhead, the MAX14566E USB charger identification switch supports the USB battery charging specification, Revision 1.1 as well as the CCSA YD/T 1591-2006 standard for the Chinese market. It automatically identifies the type of portable device connected using its charger identification circuit. Requiring no external software, the device allows a host USB port to support USB Battery Charging Specification, Revision 1.1-compliant devices with shorted D+/D- detection, as well as Apple devices by using a resistor bias. Other features include a high-performance, high-speed USB switch with a 4-pF on-capacitance and a 4? on resistance. Available in an eight-pin, 2 mm x 2 mm, TDFN package, prices start at $1.55 each/1,000. MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, Sunnyvale, CA. (800) 998-8800.

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