Browse Prior Art Database

BATTERY CONTACT ELIMINATION THROUGH DUAL USE OF RT LINE FOR TEMPERATURE AND CAPACITY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007606D
Original Publication Date: 1996-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-09

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Joseph Patitio

Abstract

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.