I have a Particle Electron 3G and I would like to use it for an indoor environmental sensing project. The Particle Electron will be connected to a permanent 5V supply via the micro USB input.
To maintain battery life I would like to cycle the battery. I have been trying to get the advanced functions of the PMIC (Power Management IC) to work without success. My Particle Electron stays fully charged (around 93% and 4.12V).
The code implementation includes
in setup I include the following
I use FuelGauge to measure the battery voltage and then use this reading to either pmic.disableCharging() or pmic.enableCharging()
But when I check the battery status it always remains full. I want to use the PMIC to control the charging / discharging of the LiPo battery without having to use a relay to control the 5V supply to the Particle Electron.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks