Dismantling Report: Lenovo Lenovo Thinkplus 45W USB PD Charger PA45

As one of the world’s top 500 companies, Lenovo’s reputation has been good, and many people still like to use Lenovo’s laptop. Lenovo last year launched a very slender, compact, very much like lipstick charger, many people call it “lipstick power”, presumably everyone must still remember, it is the thinkplus 65W USB-C charger. Lenovo recently introduced the “mini lipstick” – thinkplus 45W USB PD charger PA45, the new model is also slender body, mini body, very much like lipstick.

Not only easy to carry out the door, but also support PD3.0 fast charging, a total of five output voltage gear, to meet the charging needs of most electronic products. The following small editor brings you the dismantling of the new Lenovo Lenovo thinkplus 45W USB PD charger.

I. Lenovo Lenovo thinkplus 45W PD charger appearance

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The outer packaging of the thinkplus mini charger is a cardboard box designed with a roof design, the top cover is black, the front is printed with a picture of the charger’s appearance, and below is “thinkplus” Logo, with the product name in the upper left corner.

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The bottom cover of the box is red, indicating the characteristics of the product and related parameters.

Features: Compact, portable, powerful, interchangeable wire, folding pins

Model: PA45

Input: 100V-240V to 50/60Hz 1.2A

Output: 5V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A

Also labeled with product bar code.

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Open the package and you’ll see the thinkplus mini charger and data cable at a glance. The plastic lining is used to act as a fixation and protection.

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There are four kinds of items with charger, data cable, instruction manual and magic tape.

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The attached data cable is a 1.8m long USB-C to USB-C cable with the word “thinkplus” indented at both ends.

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Thinkplus mini charger is shaped like a box, very slender, like a lipstick. The surface uses two different material sympathies, a matte waist and a “thinkplus” Logo with a small red dot element.

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The output interface face and pin side face are bright surface material, the charger is equipped with a USB-C output interface.

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Pin for foldable design, easy to carry out the door and not easy to scratch other electronic products, the face marked with charger parameters;

Model: PA45

Input: 100V-240V to 50/60Hz 1.2A

Output: 5V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A

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Compared to the “same master brother” thinkplus65W charger, the size is slightly smaller.

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The thinkplus mini charger weighs about 92g and is compact and lightweight, with easy to carry.

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Protocol detection using the ChargerLAB Power-Z KT001 tester, the thinkplus mini charger supports Apple 2.4A, DCP protocols, and QC2.0, QC3.0 fast charge.

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In addition, the charger also supports USB PD3.0 fast charging, with 5V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A five output gear.

Lenovo Lenovo thinkplus45W PD charger disassembly

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Ultrasonic welding process at the input, can be disassembled without loss, the entire PCBA module perimeter using metal heat sink wrap, play a uniform role in cooling, to avoid the charger in the case of heavy load local overheating.

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The pins are secured with two screws and a plastic plate, inside two pieces of metal shrapnel that reveal only part of the current in contact with the PCB board.

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Apart the heat sink on the periphery of the PCBA module, you can see that the interior uses a combination of pcb board design, compact structure. In the transformer position attached a heat guide pad, the outer layer by the “U” type metal sheet and insulation plate composition, wherein “U” type insulated plastic plate corresponding to the position of the thermal pad using hollow treatment, conducive to the transformer heat directly to the metal heat sink.

Another separate heat sink is used for the heat dissipation of the patch components, which is also combined with a combination of metal sheets and plastic insulation plates, and a thermal pad is attached to the appropriate position.

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Delayfuses, safety X capacitors, common mode inductors, and primary filter electrolytic capacitors can be seen on the input.

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On the left side of the figure are two blue Y capacitors, welded on both sides of the PCB board, the middle is a transformer, the above is attached to the thermal pad, the right side by side of the three primary filter electrolytic capacitor, between the dispensing treatment.

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The side PCB board is welded vertically on the main PCB board, and part of the hollowing gives the transformer space to reduce the volume of the product, and a large amount of glue is fixed and auxiliary heat dissipation.

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The same design is on the other side, and two rectifier bridges can be seen on this side.

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Two silk-screened TBS30M rectifier bridges from the MESC MCC for uneven heating, next to the S2MB diode.

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On the output is a USB-C interface, two solid-state capacitors, one of which is a jacket black insulated plastic skin, acting as an insulation effect.

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Remove the side PCB panel, which is welded with the safety X capacitor, the common mode inductor, and the blue Y capacitor.

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Remove the PCB panel on the other side and find a fourth electrolytic capacitor on the primary side, four working side-by-side, and a solid-state capacitor and a Y capacitor on the secondary side.

Remove the PCB boards on both sides to make it easy for us to observe all the components, and we’ll learn more about them from the inputs.

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Delayed fuse with specification 3.15A250V.

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Common mode inductor, wrapped around the copper belt on both sides, the core is coated with green insulation paint, used to filter out EMI interference.

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Another co-mode inductive close-up to filter out EMI interference.

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An e-regulation X2 capacitor with a capacity of 0.27 sF.

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Four AiSHi Aihua’s primary filter electrolytic capacitors, all of which are exactly the same size, are 400V18?F, for a total of 72 sF.

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Transformer close-up, with a silk screen label on the top, secondary multi-layer insulation wire to ensure safety.

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A Y capacitor welded to the side for the output of anti-jamming.

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Another Close-up of the Y capacitor.

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The output filtered solid-state capacitor for the black insulated plastic skin of the jacket, in size 470 sF25V, is welded to a small vertical plate to save space.

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The other output filters solid-state capacitor, also available in size 470?F25V.

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A close-up of the USB-C interface, welded to the master PCB board.

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The welding layout on the back of the master PCB board is clear, the primary secondary end dividing line is obvious, there is sufficient safety interval, and a photocoupler spans between the primary secondarys. From the PCB board logo can be seen, the manufacturer is Nanjing Brand e-Technology Co., Ltd.

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LD5763GS primary master chip from Tongjia. This is a green mode PWM chip. It minimizes the number of components, circuit space, and reduces the overall material cost of power applications. With HV start-up, green mode power-saving operation and internal slope compensation, soft start function minimizes power consumption and improves system performance.

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At the same time, Tongjia LD5763GS also has complete protection functions such as OPP (overpower protection), OVP (overvoltage protection), fast OSCP (output short-circuit protection) and undervoltage/undervoltage protection to prevent circuit damage in exceptional cases. Frequency switching and soft drive functions reduce noise and improve EMI applications including switching AC/DC adapters and open frame switching power supplies for battery chargers.

Charging head network learned that Tongjia LD5763CGS has previously been Lenovo thinkplus lipstick power supply, Kunxing 30W USB PD PPS charger, Nubian Red Devil 30W USB PD PPS charger, ZMI Zimi 65W 2C1A desktop PD fast charge charger.

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The primary switch tube uses Infineon’s super-knot CoolMOS P7, model IPD70R360P7S, 700V pressure resistance, 360m s.

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Infineon IPD70R360P7S specifications.

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1008 optocoupler for regulating the feedback output voltage.

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Silkscreen IAZEJ’s secondary synchronous rectifier controller, from MPS core source semiconductor, model MP6908.

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MP6908 detailed specification sitories. Charging head network learned that THE MP6908 is also purple mi 65W USB PD mini charger, love no open 1A2C 65W PD nitride charger, Google Pixelbook original 45W USB PD fast charging charger, MOMAX 66W USB PD charger, AU KEY 27W USB PD charge Appliances, thinkplus USB PD charger PA65 and other products.

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Secondary synchronous rectifier MOS, TSG12N10AT, Wuxi purple light microelectronics, pressure resistance 100V, pilot 9m .

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Wuxi Purple Light Microelectronics TSG12N10AT Details.

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Sub-protocol chip, using the WT6636F. In the charging head network learned that the WT6636F is a USB-IF Association USB PD3.0 (PPS) certified protocol chip (TID number: 1080018), the use of WT6636F products have RAVPower 30W nitride PD fast charge charger, purple meter 65W USB PD mini charger, RAVPower 61W nitride USB PD charger, Lenovo thinkplus USB PD charger, ZMI Zimi 65W 2C1A desktop PD fast charging charger, etc.

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Output VBUS switch MOS, AOSMD, model AON7544, pressure-resistant 30V, 5m.

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AOSMD AON7544 Details.

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All disassembled, come to Zhang family photo.

Summary of Charging Head Net Dismantling

This Lenovo Lenovo thinkplus 45W USB PD charger is slim and mini, easy to carry out, foldable pins flexible storage without scratching other electronics. Support slot USB PD3.0 fast charging, a total of 5V, 9V, 12V, 15V, 20V five output voltage slots, to meet the mobile phone, tablet, notebook and other types of equipment charging needs.

The charging head network through disassembly found that the charger used the industry’s well-known manufacturers of chips, such as Tongjia’s LD5763GS primary master chip, MPS core source semiconductor secondary synchronous rectifier controller MP6908, Weixuan WT636F sub-protocol IC and so on. The primary uses high-quality electrolytic capacitors and secondary solid-state capacitors to ensure stability in high-temperature conditions, and two levels of common mode inductance are entered to effectively suppress interference.

Charger internal assembly clean, between the components between a large number of injection glue fixed and thermal conduction, and the transformer on both sides of the PCB board hollow to increase space, up and down have a large area of metal heat sink auxiliary heat dissipation, the main heating elements are also attached to the thermal pad, various measures make the charger’s thermal performance is very good.

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