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Battery pack which includes rechargeable battery cells in conjunction with a charge protection circuit to prevent damage to the battery pack. The battery pack further includes a component in which predetermined battery parameters definitive of a battery pack characteristic may be stored, together with a battery parameter sensor, and a micro-controller responsive to the sensing of a battery parameter for controlling the battery pack characteristic based upon the sensed parameter. In one aspect, the sensed parameter may be the onset of substantially full charge as provided by a current source operably connected to the battery pack and subject to being disconnected when a predetermined cell temperature is reached which is indicative of full charge.

Title
Batteries and battery systems
Application Number
969694
Publication Number
5767659
Application Date
February 18, 1997
Publication Date
June 16, 1998
Inventor
Joseph D Farley
Villeneuve Loubet
FR
Agent
Richard L Donaldson
William B Kempler
Gerald E Laws
Assignee
Texas Instruments Incorporated
TX, US
IPC
H02J 7/04
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