I am making a solar ipod charger with the maxim 756 chip. Any help with the circuit?

I'm using the 756 chip to charge an internal 4.8v 600mA battery from a two 3v 6mA solar cells, which will in turn charge any device through USB. I figured this was the best way to charge at night, with no outlet, and no sunlight.

lemonie7 years ago
What did you make of the example circuits in the datasheet?

dagenius (author)  lemonie7 years ago

I know I'm using the basic 12v interface setup, but the rest is a bit fuzzy. I'm using a quad op amp to stop the chip from turning off when there is not enough power from the solar panel