BATTERY CONTACT ELIMINATION THROUGH DUAL USE OF RT LINE FOR TEMPERATURE AND CAPACITY
Original Publication Date: 1996-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-09
This invention provides a means of detecting the battery's temperature and capacity or related param- eter while eliminating a battery contact and associated charger contact by using the existing thermistor port in a dual function capability. This is a cost savings to the battery and charger.