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Quiescent current is the current consumed by a circuit when in standby mode. The battery life of a circuit depends on the total current drain (quiescent and load current combined).
In this video, you will learn how to calculate the quiescent current of Maxim Integrated's MAX17222 nanoPower Boost Converter, and how to configure the part to extend the battery life of your circuit.
Time to watch - 4m 22s
Related Maxim Integrated Part Numbers - MAX17220 - MAX17225 are ideal for applications where long battery life is essential.