Baseus Car Charger QC 30W BS-C15Q

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Official specifications: I got it from Amazon.com.au

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The charger was in a plastic bag.

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Measurements
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A single output can deliver nearly 3.5A, this is at the limit for USB-A connectors.

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The current is the same at 9V and 12V, as usually the charger cannot increase input voltage and the 12V will be slightly low when the input is low.

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The 5V output works down to 6V input.

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The 12V output needs about 13V input at 3A load.

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The internal switching between outputs turns on/off when charger is unloaded.

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I did this test at 5A and because I used both output it had to be at 5V. The charger could deliver 5A for one hour.
The temperature photos below are taken between 30 minutes and 60 minutes into the one hour test.

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M1: 57.7C, HS1: 59.0C

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HS1: 61.3C

10ohm

Noise at 0.5A output is 4mV rms and 75mVpp

5ohm

Noise at 1A output is 7mV rms and 84mVpp

2ohm

Noise at 2.5A output is 9mV rms and 78mVpp

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Noise at 0.9A output is 18mV rms and 168mVpp

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Noise at 1.2A output is 2mV rms and 52mVpp






Tear down

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To open the charger I could unscrew the tail, it was in two parts and the rearmost unscrewed first.

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On this side is the fuse (F1) and the main inductor (L1). Because the charger can only output a single voltage, it only needs one inductor.

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Below the capacitor is a dual transistor for enabling the two outputs.

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Seen from this side the shield covering the other side can be seen and both the input and output capacitors are visible.

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This side is mostly covered by the shield.

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A bit of soldering and I could remove the shield.

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On this side is the combined switcher and charge controller with two external mos transistors.

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Conclusion

The charger has a lot of power, can handle lots of fast charge protocols, has low noise, is very compact, the only disadvantage is that it can only handle one QC device at a time, for dump USB devices it can handle two.

This makes it a good charger for two standard USB devices, also devices that uses a lot of current, but only one QC device.



Notes

I got this charger from reader "Mostly Melbourne"

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