A much simplified USB-C PD and PPS trigger board. Allow users to select arbitrary voltage from PPS-capable power brick via potentiometer

USB-C PD and PPS Trigger with Potentiometer

Sold by CentyLab

$11.50

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Choose between V1.0 without mounting holes, and V1.1 with mounting holes and screws
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Note: Always test the output voltage before plugging in your device.

V1.0: Without mounting screw. As of March 2023, all Lectronz stock has been upgraded to better ESD protection.

V1.1: With mounting slot and screws. As of March 2023, all Lectronz stock has been upgraded to better ESD protection.

V2.0: Under testing. Support current limit. Link to project here.

V1andV1.1

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Specfication

Tested USB PD3.0 and USB PD+PPS from 3.3V to 20V @ 5A continuous. Actual voltage and current output depend on your charger.

Please check the recommended charger if you don't already have one.

How to use the board

  • Default (no jumper): Always able to adjust voltage through potentiometer
  • 5V jumper: Request constant 5V
  • 9V jumper: Request constant 9V
  • 12V jumper: Request constant 12V
  • 15V jumper: Request constant 15V
  • 20V jumper: Request constant 20V
  • Pot jumper: Read the potentiometer at start-up and request this voltage. Voltage is not changeable during normal operation

Dimension

V1.1 Dimension. V1.0 is the same without mounting screw cutout.

Recommended/Tested USB-C Charger

Many Anker charger/power banks do not include PPS capability in their marketing document. Their IQ3 and IQ4 standard support PPS up to at least 11V. IQ1 and IQ2 has not been tested.

Testing result

15 min stress test at 20V 5A showing that the board temperature rises to 62C with the board in still air. This is within the working temperature (85C) of all ICs on the boards.

Temperature Test

Links to code and documentation

Documentation (hackaday.io)

Design Files (cdn.hackaday.io)

Product HS Code: 85423190

Shipping policy

Within the US: Sale tax will be included and tracking will be provided. Delivery time: 2-6 days

Outside of the US: EU VAT will be handled by Lectronz, however, customers might have to pay customs fees. Delivery time: 2 weeks - 4 weeks. To-door tracking is available for most country.

The seller

CentyLab

Salem, Oregon, United States
34 orders since Dec 22, 2023
We focus mainly on USB-C PD products. There is more to come with newer standards. We are very excited and so should you!