Toshiba Launches Wireless Power Receiver IC Supporting Quick Charging
March 31, 2014 - Tokyo, Japan
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of “TC7763WBG”, a wireless power receiver IC for mobile equipment that is compatible with the Qi1 standard defined by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). This includes smartphones and mobile accessories. The IC realizes a charging time equivalent to charging with a cable. Mass production shipments start today.
Toshiba: wireless power receiver IC for mobile equipment, supporting 5-watt quick charging (Photo: Business Wire)
Wireless charging allows adoption of an insulated case free of exposed charging ports, an advantage of that is stimulating demand for waterproof portable products, such as smartphones and wireless video game controllers. High power transmission is also required for wireless chargers to reduce charging time.
“TC7763WBG” adopts optimized circuit design to increase maximum output power to 5 Watts, comparable with a cable, enhancing applicability.
Toshiba is expanding its line-up of wireless power receiver IC.
- Maximum 5-watt output power.
- 95% maximum power conversion efficiency
- Integrates protocol authentication circuit for power transfers
- Supports foreign object detection (FOD) functions.
- Adopts compatible pin assignments with “TC7761WBG”, which supports maximum 3.5 Watts, allowing replacement without any need to change PCB design.
Mobile equipment, such as smartphones, mobile accessories, and wireless game controllers
|Transmission Method||Electromagnetic induction method|
|Maximum Output Power||5W|
1. The international standard for inductive electrical power transfer over distances of up to 4 cm, defined by the Wireless Power Consortium.
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