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Can I seamlessly change input power from Solar Panel to USB charger without I2C programming?

Category: Hardware
Product Number: LTC4162-F


I'm looking for a solution to charge a battery with a solar panel and an external 5V wall adapter.

I found the LTC4162-F battery charger IC which looks like it is up to the task.

There won't be a microcontroller on the board so no I2C/SMBus is involved.

My schematic will take this as as reference from the datasheet (IC will use MPPT)


Is it possible to simply swap the solar panel with a 5V USB power supply when desired, or is there more that needs to be done for this?

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