Mouser Offering Qi Solutions For Wireless Charging

January 19, 2012 by Jeff Shepard

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announced that it is stocking components in support of the Wireless Power Consortium’s Qi (pronounced "chee") global standards for interoperability between wireless power transmitters and wireless power receivers. The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), consisting of 100 international, leading wireless technology companies, is dedicated to promoting wireless charging stations that are compatible across different companies and countries.

Mouser is stocking new components that meet the new Qi standard.

Texas Instruments’ BQ500110/BQ500210 Wireless Power Transmitter Managers

Integrate the logic functions required to control wireless power transfer

Single channel WPC compliant contactless charging base station

TI’s BQ51011 Gen 2 Wireless Power Receiver

Provides AC/DC power conversion while integrating the digital control required to comply with the WPC v1.0 communication protocol

These transmitters and receivers are designed for devices such as cell phones, smart phones, headsets, digital cameras, portable media players and hand-held devices. Both the TI transmitter and receiver are supported by robust development tools.

TI’s bqTESLA150LP Evaluation Kit

Low power wireless development kit

Includes transmitter with a Qi-compliant controller and a Qi-compliant receiver IC

Vishay’s IWAS Series Wireless Charging Receiving Coil/Shield

First commercial Qi-compliant wireless receiver coil available

Incorporated into the Texas Instrument’s bq51013EVM-725

High permeability shielding, blocks charging flux from sensitive components or batteries