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How to read battery datasheet?

Some parameters on the datasheet are a little bit confusing. What does the datasheet mean?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Which parts do you not understand? \$\endgroup\$ – Transistor Jan 3 at 7:11
  • \$\begingroup\$ 5.2 to 5.6 I can't really understand. \$\endgroup\$ – Noel Jan 3 at 7:13
  • \$\begingroup\$ dlnmh9ip6v2uc.cloudfront.net/datasheets/Prototyping/TP4056.pdf \$\endgroup\$ – Sunnyskyguy EE75 Jan 3 at 7:15
  • \$\begingroup\$ under optimal conductivity the cell should power 3.7 volt for a determined load. under similar conditions the storage temperature and time determine the autonomous capacity in time. finally the operating thermal caracteristics speak about its safety. internal resistance is sometimes a must for calculating equivalent power. \$\endgroup\$ – sphericsf Jan 3 at 7:17
  • \$\begingroup\$ so nominal voltage means in order to charge the battery at least 3.7v is needed? correct me if I am wrong thank you. \$\endgroup\$ – Noel Jan 3 at 7:21
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5.2 Nominal Voltage 3.7V: This is the average voltage of the battery over its entire charge/discharge cycle.

5.3 Internal Impedance <=70mohm: This is (primarily) the ESR of the battery over its entire charge/discharge cycle. Whether this condition holds over all environmental and charge state conditions should be noted elsewhere on the data sheet.

5.4 Discharge Cut-Off Voltage 3.0V: If the pack contains a cutoff circuit, it will kick in when the battery pack gets down to 3.0V to prevent overdischarge. If not, you should include circuitry to ensure it doesn't get discharged past this point.

5.5 Max Charge Voltage 4.2V: Don't charge it above this voltage. When charging, you can keep it at 4.2V until the current goes down, but don't try to charge it faster by applying more than 4.2V.

5.6 Standard Charge Current 0.52A: Since they specify a "standard" and "max," I'm guessing they have two endurance specs, one for limiting charge/discharge current to "standard" and another one with fewer cycles if you (dis)charge it at "max" current.

Note that you may have to keep the voltage under 4.2 until it's largely charged to avoid exceeding the charge current.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Thank you so much. You explain it very well. \$\endgroup\$ – Noel Jan 3 at 16:52

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