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Brian Scott Gaza: Microcontrolled battery charger. International Components Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, June 9, 1998: US05764030 (46 worldwide citation)

A battery charger for use with different types of batteries, such as batteries requiring constant current charging, such as nickel cadmium (NiCd) and nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries, as well as batteries which not only require constant current charging, but also require constant voltage chargi ...


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Ejaz Afzal, Bradley E Bylund, Charles W Frank Jr, Darrel W Pontius: Modular battery system having a pluggable charging module. International Components Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, June 3, 1997: US05635814 (38 worldwide citation)

A modular battery system for a portable device including a charging module with a retractable plug and charging circuit for converting an AC line voltage to a DC battery charging current. The charging module combines with a battery module and optional fuel gauge (if present) to form a single unit fo ...


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Voyteck T Skuza: Electrical Plug having pivotable blade assembly. International Components Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, May 16, 2000: US06062880 (22 worldwide citation)

A pivotable electrical plug assembly includes a pair of elongated blades, such as rod shaped European style blades. A detent mechanism is formed with electrically conductive resilient members for releasably retaining rear portions of the elongated blades, for example, European rod shaped blades. The ...


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Alan Shure: Submersible pump. International Components Corporation, August 19, 1980: US04218195 (20 worldwide citation)

A submersible pump with an on/off switch electrically connecting a rechargeable battery to the motor. An upper sealable compartment contains the battery, recharging connections, and switch with inward projections to position the battery, a recharging receptacle for the battery on the top of the uppe ...


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Arian M Jansen, Huian Dong: Current measuring device for measuring the electrical current flowing in an electrical conductor electrically isolated from the current measuring device. International Components Corporation, John S Paniaguas, Katten Muchin Rosenman, January 25, 2011: US07876086 (12 worldwide citation)

A current measurement device is configured to measure electrical current in a primary conductor that is electrically insulated from the current measuring device. The current measuring device includes a transformer with a saturable magnetic core formed with a central aperture and a current measuring ...


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Huang Tai Guang, Liu Jian Fei, Brian Gaza, Robert F Wentink: Over speed control circuit for a wind turbine generator which maximizes the power exported from the generator over time. International Components Corporation, John S Paniaguas, Katten Muchin Rosenman, March 24, 2009: US07508089 (8 worldwide citation)

An over speed control circuit for a wind turbine generator is disclosed which optimizes the time that the wind turbine generator is operational and thus maximizes the power output over time. The over speed control circuit forms a closed feedback loop which periodically measures the output voltage of ...


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Brian Scott Gaza: Protection circuit for terminating trickle charge when the battery terminal voltage is greater than a predetermined value. International Components Corporation, Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman, September 24, 2002: US06456046 (7 worldwide citation)

A charge termination circuit which may be disposed within the battery cell pack and used in conjunction with known battery safety circuits to protect against charging conditions which reduce the life of a battery cell. In particular, the charge termination circuit is adapted to be used in conjunctio ...


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Huang Tai Guang, Jian Fei Liu, Li Wen Hua, Brian Gaza, Robert Wentink: Speed sensing circuit for a wind turbine generator. International Components Corporation, John S Paniaguas, Katten Muchin Rosenman, October 19, 2010: US07816801 (6 worldwide citation)

A protection circuit for a wind turbine generator that includes a PWM Brake that works in conjunction with known Brake Relays is disclosed. The Brake Relay is used to short the generator output terminals at a first threshold voltage. The PWM Brake includes one or more switching devices, coupled acro ...


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Huang Tai Guang, Li Wen Hua, Robert Wentink: Pseudo constant current multiple cell battery charger configured with a parallel topology. International Components Corporation, John S Paniagauas, Katten Muchin Rosenman, July 1, 2008: US07394225 (6 worldwide citation)

A multiple cell battery charger configured in a parallel topology provides constant current charging. The multiple cell battery charger requires fewer active components than known serial battery chargers, while at the same time preventing a thermal runaway condition. The multiple cell battery charge ...


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Rita L Faunce, Joseph A Laurx, Robert F Wentink: Housing for cigarette lighter adapter or accessory adapter plug. International Components Corporation, Katten Muchin Rosenman, John S Paniaguas, January 10, 2006: US06984138 (6 worldwide citation)

A housing for a Cigarette Lighter Adapter (CLA) or accessory adapter plug facilitates insertion of the plug into a CLA or accessory adapter receptacle. In one embodiment of the invention, the housing is formed in a generally cylindrical shape with an expanded diameter portion defining a gripping por ...