Battery (Lithium, NiMH, NiCd) Capacity Tester Using Arduino
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Battery (Lithium, NiMH, NiCd) Capacity Tester Using Arduino

The increased interest in IoT and electric automobiles around the world is driving an increase in the use of Lithium-Ion/Lithium-Polymer/NiCd/NiMH batteries as more devices and applications are using them, due to their high energy storage capacity to size ratio. This increased interest...

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Inside an iPhone Battery Factory – in China
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Inside an iPhone Battery Factory – in China

Strange Parts visiting a giant factory in China that makes lipo iPhone batteries, aka lithium polymer batteries, and seeing how they are made from start to finish. This is by FAR the coolest and biggest factory I've been to date. Inside an iPhone Battery Factory - in China -...

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Torex & NGK Partner on Power Module Reference Design for IoT Devices
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Torex & NGK Partner on Power Module Reference Design for IoT Devices

Torex Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and NGK Corporation will exhibit a compact power module sample that can be processed through high-temperature surface mount with using Torex power management ICs and NGK EnerCera series batteries at CES 2020 (January 7th to 10th, 2020 at Las Vegas in the...

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Free Elektor Article: 0-30V Lead-acid Battery Activator
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Free Elektor Article: 0-30V Lead-acid Battery Activator

A well-known electronics store has been selling a very simple lead-acid battery activator for many years. Although I can't prove it, my lead-acid batteries do seem to last longer since I started using the activator. The principle behind this circuit is very simple. The battery is loaded...

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In and out with 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge
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In and out with 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge

Researchers at Penn State have developed a fast charging technique to charge a battery in in electric vehicle in just ten minutes. By Nick Flaherty @ www.eenewspower.com The fast charging technique uses a self-heating battery design to provide faster charging at 60ºC, while cooling...

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How to Design a Lithium Battery Pack
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How to Design a Lithium Battery Pack

Adam Bender writes: Designing a custom lithium battery pack is a fun way to learn about electricity and engineering. Lithium batteries can be used for countless applications including electric bikes, scooters, vehicles, backup power suppliers, off the grid solutions, and much more....

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BQ25619 I2C-Controlled 1.5 A Single-Cell Buck Battery Charger
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BQ25619 I2C-Controlled 1.5 A Single-Cell Buck Battery Charger

Texas Instruments' power-path management solution features 20 mA termination and 1 A boost operation Texas Instruments' BQ25619 integrates charge, a boost converter, and voltage protection in a single device. It offers ultra-low termination current for switching chargers to charge...

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Free Elektor Article: USB Pseudo Battery
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Free Elektor Article: USB Pseudo Battery

Original publication: Elektor magazine September 2015, page 102 Author: Danny Winkler Free download expires: Friday 20 September 2019 Elektor PCB available: yes, low stock. Extra boards available by 23 September 2019, please check article page Please Note: Four...

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